Disruptive Tech: The Rise of Fintech and Going Global with COBCOE Connect
The COBCOE Annual Conference 2017 was held 27th April at ICAEW, Moorgate Place, London.
It was an excellent half day event, with Speakers and Two Panels, which included a networking lunch.
This year’s annual conference explored the new digital business age and the evolving support structures that aim to help businesses to grow internationally. Paramount issue was about how British Chambers in Europe could support their membership and provide relevant alternative financial solutions to grow their business.
The event kicked off with Opening speech by David Thomas, Executive Chairman COBCOE, who gave the background to the period of uncertainty and the new economic landscape presented by Brexit. COBCOE has recognised the new challenge and has responded by also providing COBCOE Connect, an internet based marketplace to support Exports and Trade Mission challenges. Read more
Great News! Website launched by West London Export Club which is an excellent joint initiative by Andrew Dakers (CEO, West London Business) and Stephen Fry (CEO, Hounslow Chamber of Commerce) to support West London Business.
The West London Export Club was launched in March 2016 as a joint initiative of West London Business and Hounslow Chamber of Commerce. The Club provides a focal point for an event series focused on promoting export, as well as specialist business advice & support. For instance, Hounslow Chamber of Commerce provides a trade documentation service.
Polish Congress summit to help foreign business executives.
Polish Business Link “PBLink” is the facilitator of the 2016 Congress of Polish entrepreneurs in London. Congress takes place annually with the inaugural event held in 2014 and 2016 Congress is the 3rd session with the current focus on business growth. It will have a stellar panel of Speakers who will expand on key principles of implementing business growth. Speakers will cover topics, based on their real-life case studies as entrepreneurs.
PBLink provides a forum for networking with diverse Entrepreneurs to get exclusive contacts, know-how and attractive discounts to help you grow your business. This is done through hosting monthly networking events in and outside the UK to help SME business grow on domestic and global markets. Read more
Longyan Chinese Trade Delegation visits East London
East London Export Club met with a trade delegation coming from Longyan China’s Fujian Province on Thursday, August 25th at the Knowledge Dock, University of East London (UEL), Docklands. The meeting was organised by Thomas Chan Director, TCA Consultancy and Trustee at The Chinese in Britain Forum.
Thomas Chan DL formally welcomed the delegation which was led by Wang Jiansheng,the Deputy Mayor of Longyan Municipal Government alongside Zeng Zhiqiang, Director – Bureau of Commerce of Longyan City and Hu Fenglin, Vice Director – Longyan Overseas Exchanges Association along with Senior officials. Read more
This 1 day course covers all the basic aspects of exporting. It is designed for people who may be new to exporting plus experienced business people who may need to keep up with industry updates.
During the course live online examples are used to explain export procedures and how to complete export documentation. The course highlights commercial implications and why it is so important to understand these processes which will help towards successful and efficient global business.