Expand your business in overseas markets
By taking the steps to making exporting a regular part of your business plan you can increase your brand recognition and reputation, spread risk across a wider range of customers and ultimately grow your business sales.
With our support you can continue to find new business opportunities and customers around the world, discover new routes to overseas markets, identify new contacts to work with, improve your international online presence and much more.
There’s a wide range of support available to help your export journey. Follow the sections below to find out more:
Value of exports of services from Yorkshire and the Humber in 2016 (Office for National Statistics)
Average value of annual exports of goods from Yorkshire and the Humber over the last 4 years (HM Revenue and Customs)
Increase in the value of Y&H exports of goods between 2017 and 2018 (HM Revenue and Customs)
Discuss your next steps with an International Trade Adviser
Whether you’re already working with an adviser or making the initial enquiry.
Meeting regularly with your adviser will help you to identify the next steps in your export journey.
They can work with you to develop your export strategy and outline your routes to new international markets.
Our dedicated advisers have years of private sector experience and work with businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber. Book a meeting and receive free and impartial advice today.
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.
Funding can be used towards flights and accommodation to agreed target markets, overseas exhibition costs, international marketing materials, website internationalisation and more.
Attend an Event
We offer a range of events across the Yorkshire and the Humber region to support your business growth.
Covering topics such as developing your export strategy, finding routes to market, exhibiting overseas, intellectual property, managing agents and distributors, selling online overseas and much more.
These free workshops, seminars and webinars are ideal for aiding your export journey.
Overseas Market Introduction Service
Our team can put you in contact with representatives in markets around the world.
We can provide tailored work to meet your business needs via the overseas market introduction service.
The service can help you with many areas in your target market such as finding overseas contacts, market advice and introductions, setting up meetings with key business contacts and arranging overseas events to showcase your products.