Programme 2024

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9:00am (GMT) Registration opens, coffee and networking
10:05am (GMT) Welcome address: Empowering global trade
10:15am (GMT) Keynote address: Setting a vision for UK trade
10:45am (GMT) Panel: A new global order – how a year of elections is reshaping international trade
11:30am (GMT) Break
12:00pm (GMT) Tackling trade barriers:

Rotating 20 min (sponsorable) roundtables on: 

  • Trade finance
  • Customs and supply chain technology
  • FTA utilisation
  • CBAM and ESG requirements
  • Market access
  • Standards in the customs intermediaries sector 
13:00pm (GMT) Lunch break
14:00pm (GMT) Fireside chat: Local to global: How trade can drive economic growth in all UK regions and nations
14:45pm (GMT) Break
15:00pm (GMT) Panel discussion: How I grew my business through exports
15:30pm (GMT) ‘Ask the Experts’ Q&A: How to practically navigate upcoming changes in UK and EU customs
16:15pm (GMT) Closing remarks: ‘From local to global – we’ll get you there’
16:30pm (GMT) Drinks reception