Discover new business opportunities overseas
The UK represents less than 1% of the global population. There are more buyers, consumers and service users, out there who are looking for your goods.
85% of companies say exporting has led to a level of growth not otherwise possible. There has never been a better time to grow your business overseas with demand for Yorkshire and the Humber products and services all around the world.
There’s a wide range of support available to get you started. Follow the sections below to find out more:
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Meet with an International Trade Adviser
Our dedicated advisers have years of private sector experience and work with businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber.
They can help you to discover new business opportunities and also put you in contact with representatives in markets around the world who can provide tailored work to meet your business needs via the overseas market introduction service.
Book a meeting and receive free and impartial advice on your export strategy.
Attend an event
We offer a range of events across the Yorkshire and the Humber region to support your business growth.
These free workshops, seminars and webinars are a perfect introduction to exporting.
Access business funding
Apply for a minimum of £1000 of match funded grants through the Exporting for Growth programme.
Eligible businesses, across the Leeds City Region, Sheffield City Region and Humber LEPs, can use the grant to develop their international business.
Don’t just take our word for it...
Learning from like-minded business people is always a great way to gain confidence. If they can export, you can too.
Read the stories of other businesses from Yorkshire and the Humber who have found success overseas.