NewsThe British Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the BCC’s 2019 International Trade Summit

The British Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the BCC’s 2019 International Trade Summit, which will be held on 17th October 2019 in London. The BCC received complimentary tickets to this event for companies that are wishing to grow their business internationally or explore the UK market.

The BCC International Trade Summit will bring together over 500 new and established UK and overseas businesses, representing a wide range of sectors for an invaluable day of practical advice and guidance on growing their international trade activity.

Businesses will walk away armed with the knowledge, insight, inspiration and confidence to harness opportunities for trade that will directly help them to realise their international aspirations.

The day will consist of inspirational keynote speeches, engaging panel debates and case studies with experienced and growing companies on a range of themes most relevant to international trade and business. There will also be ample opportunities to connect, meet and network.

Would you like to join this event? Contact Pavel Fara at

Why business attend 

  • To learn from industry experts and successful businesses
  • To gain inspiration and insight from international business success stories
  • To learn how to navigate and exploit the post Brexit landscape
  • To identify new business opportunities and make new contacts
  • To acquire market intelligence on new country markets
  • To engage with chambers of commerce, our partners, and other business groups from overseas

The audience

  • Over 500 companies from across sectors
  • International businesses from all sectors
  • High-growth British companies interested in new markets
  • British brands with an international presence
  • Companies from abroad with an interest in the UK market
  • UK chambers of commerce and their members
  • British chambers and business groups located across the world
  • Business and international trade support organisations from the UK and around the world

Getting goods across borders at a time of uncertainty

  • The realities of exporting and importing in the context of the UK’s future trading relationships and the impact on the practicalities of shipping goods across borders
  • The“need to know”of trade documentation, dealing with tariffs and customs declarations
  • The impact of e-commerce on buying habits and the shipping of goods
  • How to create a swift and secure distribution network and consider the impact of technology in the processing of goods

How will changes in Britain’s trade policy relationships impact on your business

  • Brexit, Customs Unions, Free Trade Agreements, Regulation, Market Liberalisation all have an impact for companies trading internationally. We will aim to demystify these terms and assess the implications for business.
  • We will explore how Britain’s future Free Trade Agreements will impact business, the future of Trading Blocs, operating within global Customs Unions and how to spot opportunities as markets liberalise and de-regulate.

The changing nature of global supply chains and the impact on exporters and importers

  • The current political uncertainty facing the UK is leading to changes in global sourcing and supply chains.
  • This panel will assess how Brexit is impacting exporters and importers and European and global supply chains and how businesses can effectively respond.
  • We will explore how to diversify supply chains to reduce risks, make better use of trade finance in the management of supply chains and benefit from hearing case studies from major global manufacturing businesses and SME suppliers who have reconfigured their operations in response to new world trends.

The event format

  • Exhibition stands and showcase meet and greet B2B
  • Keynote addresses
  • Panel discussions
  • Workshops networking