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Harness the Power of eCommerce to Win International Business


16/09/2020 - 17/09/2020
10:00 am - 1:30 pm




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Is your business looking to increase brand visibility, reach new customers and boost global sales online?

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This event will run across 2 half-days:
Day 1: Wednesday 16 September 2020
10:00 – 13:30
Day 2: Thursday 17 September 2020
13:00 – 16:30

Where: Virtual Workshop – South East of England



Why should you join this virtual event?

Uncover the rapidly growing world of eCommerce, discover new sales opportunities and learn how to remain competitive as you expand your brand’s digital footprint.Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had an unprecedented impact on retailing, with rapid changes to consumer shopping behaviours seen across the globe. This virtual event is designed to arm SMEs with an effective strategy to tap into new markets by expanding online sales and offering customers an improved online buying experience.Join us to hear how you can generate a higher volume of web traffic and leverage eCommerce to get your products in front of more prospects. 

What will you learn?

  • Discover new major international eCommerce markets
  • Learn how to research and identify the right markets for future development
  • Find out how eCommerce and eMarketplaces can help your business compete
  • Discover website optimisation strategies to build your online presence
  • Get advice on how to develop your customer experience 
  • Find out about the operations supporting your website (payment provision, shipping & returns, etc.) 
  • Understand how eCommerce fits into your digital sales and marketing strategy
  • Discover the tax implications when selling cross border
  • Get started on an action and implementation plan


Our speaker

Roger Jones 
Digital Strategy and Transformation Consultant, Actionable Insight

  • Highly experienced senior Digital Strategy & Transformation Consultant helping organisations define their digital transformation programmes
  • Has worked with the Department for International Trade delivering his Digital Tools for Export Masterclass for 9 years, covering e-commerce, e-marketplace, search, social media and content platforms, tools and more
  • Roger provides actionable insight to CxO-level in a clear language which helps organisations position themselves for increased and sustained efficiency of their online businesses.


Who is this event for?

This event is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund*. As a result, a range of data points must be collected to assess your businesses eligibility. Businesses must:

  • Be small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) according to the European SME definition
  • Be based in the South East of England
  • Not be “Undertaking in Difficulty” – please see the definition here
  • Have not received more than €200,000 in public funds over the last 3 fiscal years

What’s next?

To secure your place for this free virtual event, simply click the Apply here button on the top of this page. Please note, only 30 places are available and the above eligibility criteria applies. Places are limited to one delegate per business and they must be available to attend both half-day sessions – we highly recommend applying quickly to secure your spot. Important: If your application is approved, you will be requested to sign an electronic application form to secure your place for this subsidised event.


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*This programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)’s South East Gateway to Trade Project and is aimed at Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) based in the South East of England.

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