The Commonwealth - Business Opportunities and Benefits

Date: Wednesday 19 June
Time: 8.30 AM - 1.30 PM
Venue: Chester Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY

 

Join the Cheshire Commonwealth Association and partners to understand the key benefits and growing opportunities of trading with Commonwealth countries. Hear from our three keynote speakers on the opportunities the Commonwealth provides, and learn from businesses across Cheshire who are already exporting to Commonwealth countries.

 

08.30              Registration – Commonwealth Connections and Marketplace

09.30              Welcome – David Briggs, MBE, KStJ, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

09.45              Turning Opportunities into Business Wins - Asif Ahmad, British High Commissioner to Jamaica and the Bahamas.

10.30              Connecting Cheshire to the Commonwealth - Dave Maisey, CEO, ICC Solutions and Chair, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

10.40              Cheshire Export Champion: Elizabeth Vega, Informed Solutions                  

11:00              Coffee – Commonwealth Connections and Marketplace

11.50              Cheshire Export Champion: Martin Ruda, Tall Group

12.10              Commonwealth Countries: The Growth Markets of the Future - Ruth Lea CBE, Political Economist

12:40              Closing remarks and future events - David Briggs, MBE, KStJ, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

12:45              Lunch - Commonwealth Connections and Marketplace

14.00              Close

All speaker slots to include time for a Q&A session. 

 

 

11th June 2019

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