Support Organisations

Support Organisations                         

Department for International Trade 

Helping companies export and grow overseas - supports small to medium businesses (SMEs) in the South East of England to develop their international sales

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BCC Global Business Network 

No one understands business needs better than other businesses and few organisations can draw on as much practical expertise as the British Chambers of Commerce. It's a powerful and reliable B2B network that includes Accredited Chambers of Commerce in every UK town and city, all linked to British Chambers around the world.

The BCC Global Business Network is a dynamic network with representation in key markets around the world.

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Exporting is GREAT - major opportunities programme

UK companies can benefit from a unique new 5 year programme presenting real-time export opportunities that businesses can apply for online. This is part of a move to get 100,000 additional companies exporting by 2020.

It presents live export opportunities to businesses, across a range of media outlets and digital channels. Hundreds of these export opportunities, with a potential total value of more than £300 million, are hosted on a new platform,, with many more set to come online each month.

Exporting is GREAT will provide advice and expertise to support businesses at every step on their exporting journey, from initial interest to selling in market.

This will include a year-long roadshow that will travel the UK, giving face-to-face assistance to potential exporters. It will use the latest technology to connect these businesses with live export opportunities.

Find export opportunities and support for your business on the Exporting is GREAT website

China-Britain Business Council (CBBC)         

& the British Chamber of Commerce in China

The China-Britain Business Council and the British Chamber of Commerce in China are the leading organisations helping UK companies grow and develop their business in China. Their missions are to help UK companies of all sizes and sectors, whether new entrants or established operations, access the full potential of the fastest growing market in the world.

They deliver a range of practical services, including: advice and consultancy, market research, event management, an overseas market introduction service, trade missions and exhibitions, and setting up representative offices. Through 60 years of engagement, they have built up exceptional connections with government and business across China.

Please visit the CBBC website for further information

Please visit the British Chamber of Commerce in China website for further information


Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) 

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in the UK is the membership organisation for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.  


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