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WORKSHOP: How to reach your customers overseas with support from the DIT

19th January 2023 | 09:30 - 12:30 WORKSHOP
Sales & marketing

Event description

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. DIT constantly review their services in light of customer feedback and the impact they offer, which means they will vary from time to time. This workshop will give an introduction to the support available via the DIT to both experienced and novice exporters. Particular attention will be given to the service provided by the International Trade Adviser, Digital Trade Adviser and the global DIT network along with information about the available funding schemes, the Export Academy and the UK Export Finance.

This will be a group workshop in the morning followed by a free session where one-to-one private consultations can be booked in with Stefano or Nigel to answer your individual queries

Please note, this workshop will be held on location, see below for more details.

What will I Learn

  • How to find export opportunities
  • Support available via International Trade Advisers & Digital Trade Advisers
  • Support available from DIT
  • Export Academy
  • 1-2-1 export/digital reviews

Who should attend?

Companies with a product or service ready for export and/or Companies that would like to expand their presence overseas

Event Accessibility

The Growth Hub is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. Please contact the Gloucester Growth Hub team on or call 01242 715400 to request disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs so we request you contact us at least five working days before the event whenever possible.

About the speaker

Stefano Pucello , Department for International Trade (DIT)

Stefano works as an International Trade Adviser at the Department for International Trade. He has been working as a Sales & Marketing professional for over 20 years. His background includes multiple disciplines in international markets – with experience of several senior managerial roles in large, medium and family run businesses. As a Chartered Marketer, he acts as a valued partner to any SME planning to increase sales, establish a brand and expand its reach internationally.

Nigel Barker , Department for International Trade (DIT)

As the website count starts to approach the 2bn mark, it has never been more important to have a robust global digital strategy. Nigel Barker is a Digital Trade Advise with 30 years experience working with web technologies. He will help you understand that all is not equal in the online world, and how you can maximise the global opportunities open to you.


University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Longlevens Gloucester Gloucestershire GL2 9HW

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Gloucester Growth Hub

The Growth Hub is based at the University of Gloucestershire’s Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester. Partnered with both the University and GFirst LEP, The Growth Hub is here to help every Gloucestershire business grow.

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