Take Off 2017

Take Off 2017

The North of England accounts for £350 billion GDP

The North of England accounts for £350 billion GDP, about the same size as Belgium and exports over £54 billion worth of goods every year.

Behind that growth are real, local businesses that have taken off into global markets, landed valuable contracts and secured countless sales.

Join us at this exclusive event to hear first-hand the stories of their international successes and find out how you can accelerate into new markets.

The Event

This event will begin with networking with exhibitors and the opportunity for one-to ones with exhibitors, panel members and professionals, followed by a networking buffet lunch. Exhibitors will include Banks, Airlines, UK Export Finance, Invest Hong Kong and Manchester Airport. Tours of Concorde will be available over the lunch period.

Marking the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, our keynote speaker is Ms Priscilla To, Director General of HKETO, London. She will be supported a panel discussing innovation and technology in Hong Kong.

Our next speaker panels will look at a wider range of markets, and feature NW Export Champions from a range of industry sectors.

They’ll explain what it’s like to become international – the ideas, the plans, the pitfalls and the strategies that turned them into exporters. Manchester Airport will be updating delegates on future development plans and are keen to hear about companies future travel destinations.

Meet the Members

Department for International Trade

Department for International Trade

Churchgate House, 56 Oxford Street, MANCHESTER, Lancashire, UK, M60 7HJ

  • T: +44 (0)161 237 4233

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