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DIT South East Workshop: Export Online Accelerator – 31 January 2017
31 January 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Start/End Time: 09:00am – 4:30pm
Event Organiser: UK Government Department for International Trade
Price: £30 (incl VAT) per delegate
What is the objective of the workshop?
The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) new Online Export Accelerator is a programme designed to help you to gain more sales from international customers.
This specialist workshop will give companies a practical step-by-step method, based on the 5 steps of our Grow Global Method and using our Grow Global Framework, to show companies the exact order to undertake digital projects to ensure they are making the most of the opportunities that exist in selling online and internationally.
Our approach focuses on the practicalities of digital sales, not digital marketing. In these uncertain economic times, we are offering companies a low risk approach of growing their businesses based on practical advice that is proven to significantly increase your international sales and leads.
The full day workshop will include:
• The international digital opportunity
• The international digital journey
• Options for gaining digital visibility for international sales
• 5 step method to increase online international sales
• Traffic-lighting against our Grow Global Framework
• Barriers and success factors
• Technical elements and Q&A
• Digital tool demo
• Next steps and action planning
This is also an opportunity to meet face-to-face with a Department for International Trade Adviser who can give you more information about the ways in which DIT can hep your business and answer any related export questions you may have on the day.
Who should attend the workshop?
This Workshop is suitable for small and medium sized businesses in the South East of England who are new to exporting or have not exported within the last 12 months.
It is not suitable for intermediaries such as financial companies, legal companies, translation companies or web design agencies.
You have the option to bring along a laptop or netbook to complete the various exercises throughout the day. Print outs will also be available.
Sarah Carroll is the Founder of Grow Global and has mentored over 600 companies for the UK and governments in other countries, advising them on how to gain more leads and sales from international customers through the web. She is one of the UK’s leading experts on how to make a website international and how to communicate effectively internationally. She regularly speaks at seminars and runs workshops about optimising websites, e-commerce, e-marketplaces and social media for international trade.