Experts to share trading tips at breakfast meeting

One of the leading experts in international trade will share some of her most valuable tips on exporting to Egypt.

Egyptian British ChamberIman El Sherif, secretary-general Egyptian British Chamber of Commerce, is one of the three guest speakers at the latest breakfast meeting of the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce International Trade Club.

Iman, who leads projects between the UK and capital market authorities in Egypt, UAE, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia, will discuss the latest trade regulations for exporting which are now affecting the export of goods to the Egyptian market, as well as provide an insight into some of the trade opportunities that are developing in the region.

Other guest speakers include Svetlana Collier, Intertek Government and Trade Services, and Catharina Jansma, Director at Medical Health International Ltd.

Svetlana will provide delegates with valuable information for tackling the international supply chain, while Catharina will share her knowledge of industry best practice, pitfalls, and success she has experienced.

Les Nutter, managing partner of Cassons who sponsors the International Trade Club, said: “The East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce International Trade Club offers a range of support for companies wishing to import or export.

“Whether it’s navigating the legal challenges in each particular market, finding a local partner or getting frank advice on how to position your product in a country for the first time, the International Trade Club can provide assistance on all aspects of international trade, quickly and reliably.

“We look forward to hearing Iman and the other guest speakers talk about their challenges and share their knowledge with the delegates.”

The International Trade Club event takes place at the Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel in Accrington on Thursday February 23. It is free for members, 48+VAT for non-members, and £174+VAT for service companies. The event starts at 8am and runs until 10.30am and includes breakfast and an opportunity to network with other like-minded businesses.