Speakers announced for the Belgian business seminars -'Doing business In Europe'


21-05-2009

Deyton Bell the business development specialists today announce the speakers for the East of England Seminars on “Doing Business In Europe” which they are organising on behalf of The Belgian Embassy.

Speakers for the seminars will include Nick Farrow, Chairman of IoD Norfolk, Chris Kubicki and Bradley Rowley, Senior Trade Advisors for EEI, Keith Lambourne, Chairman of Global Trade Network, Henk Verstraete, Tax Partner for Liedekerke, Belgium’s leading law firm and Ben de Smit, Economic and Commercial Cousellor for Belgium. These events are being endorsed and supported by: UKT&I, East of England International, Regional Chambers of Commerce, Regional Branches of the Institute of Directors, Global Trade Network and Business Link East.

The seminars, which are open to all businesses across the region, will take place on three consecutive days, in different locations between 8.30am – 11.30am on:

 

 

  • Tuesday 16th June: Norwich – Dunston Hall
  • Wednesday 17th June: Peterborough – Orton Hall Hotel
  • Thursday 18th June: Cambridge – Imperial War Museum, Duxford

    Ben de Smit, comments “We are delighted to have the support of so many influential business groups for our East of England seminars, highlighting the importance of these initiatives to the business community in this region. Belgium boasts a uniquely central location at the crossroads of European Trade and in this current economic climate there is a need for organisations to look for new businesses opportunities beyond UK shores and we will be demonstrating how Belgium can help them do this.”

    Chris Parkhouse, Managing Director of Deyton Bell adds “I am delighted that so many key business groups are supporting this important initiative, which offers valuable information and key contacts to firms across the region”

    Chris Kubicki, remarks: “Over recent years the focus of International Trade promotion has centred on developing markets notably China, India and Brazil. Our Trading Partners, particularly those in Northern Europe, have barely been mentioned yet they remain among the strongest, far exceeding returns from the “new” markets. Benelux and other European markets have proved to be less volatile and continue to provide solid demand in difficult trading periods. Faced with the current situation in the world’s economy, it is essential that export resources be directed most effectively at those markets where risks are low and the sales & marketing process can be fully supported. Northern Europe fits these criteria perfectly and now is the right time to revisit these important markets.”

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    For further information or to book on to one of the seminars, please contact Jessica Heavey, Client Development Manager at Deyton Bell on 01223 873033 or via email: jessica@deytonbell.com.

    Alternatively visit our website www.deytonbell.com/events.php for a list of the full speakers programme.

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