International Trade Summit

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s International Trade Summit that took place at etc.venues, Bishopsgate in London on 18th October 2018.

The event gave delegates practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow their business and begin the next step of their export journey.

The event is designed to give businesses, whatever stage of the export journey they are at, help to take their business to the next level.

There was a choice of informative workshops, lively panel discussions, stimulating speeches from policy makers, successful exporters and household names. And, of course, plenty of time for networking.


18th Oct 2018 - 9:00am

etc.venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3YD


The power of brand - making it global

Hear from leading brand specialists who will share their experience of creating and establishing a global brand. Find out how the power of brand can transform your product and enhance your exporting journey.

The changing face of international trade - what does it mean for business?

The face of international trade is changing, with vast opportunities throughout the world. Hear from those behind some of the most innovative and exciting schemes worldwide.

Trading the world - be inspired!

The best and most inspirational export advice comes from those that have done it before. Hear from key British business figures on how we can get more companies exporting, and what are the secrets of their success.

2018 Programme

2018 Speakers included

Gerry McGovern
Chief Design Officer, Land Rover
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Dr Linda Yueh
Fellow in Economics at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School
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David Marks
Managing Director, Levity Crop Science
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Baroness Rona Fairhead
Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion, Department for International Trade (DIT)
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Nina Schick
Director of Data and Polling, Rasmussen Global
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Praveen Vijh
Co-founder, Eat Natural
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Shannon Diett
Vice President of Marketing, DHL Express
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Jacob Thundil
Founder and chief nut, Cocofina
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Adam Marshall
Director General
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Alex Gallagher
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Andrew Mitchell
Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Europe
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Adam Sopher
Co-founder and Director, Joe and Seph's
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Wilson Del Socorro
Global Director of Government Affairs, Diageo PLC
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Erin Graybill
Founder, Niré Beauty
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Alan James
Strategic Alliance Manager, Avalara
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Nicolas Georghiades
Chief Operations Officer, Alison Hayes
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Hannah Essex
Co-Executive Directors, Policy and Campaign
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Paul Fraser
Director, Specialist Finance, Bibby Financial Services
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Yvonne Wedel Anderson MIEx
Head of Operations, Bibby Financial Services
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John Sawyer
Corporate Account Manager, Moneycorp
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