Director-General Exports Department for International Trade to speak at Lincolnshire Chamber event

Director-General Exports Department for International Trade to speak at Lincolnshire Chamber event

Andrew Mitchell, CMG, Director-General Exports and UK Trade for Department for International Trade will deliver a keynote speech at a new event being launched by Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce.

Trading internationally, local exporters and exploring new markets are at the heart of the event, which is taking place on 16th November from 6.30pm until 10.30pm at The Drill in Lincoln.

The event will celebrate several export markets across the world, showcase a twist on country-specific food, as well as entertaining guests with themed music.

Also congratulating recent Queens Award for International Trade winner, Lincolnshire-based, Plum Products, where guests will hear from the company’s Managing Director, Paul Schaffer.

Simon Beardsley, Chief Executive of Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “This is a brand-new event in our calendar, one we want to make an annual occasion which has been brought to life to raise awareness among Lincolnshire businesses of the world of opportunities available when trading internationally.

“In 2021 we processed over 3,000 export documentation amounting to over £160 million worth of goods and those stats alone show what huge opportunities we have here in Lincolnshire and to showcase those at this event will be fantastic.”

The event is being supported by our strategic partner and premium sponsor, LV Logistics, an international logistics provider with office and warehousing facilities in Immingham, North-East Lincolnshire.

Company Ambassador at LV Logistics, Matthew Ord, said: “We are delighted to be supporting this new event with Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, as a company providing logistics globally, we know that expanding your business overseas provides huge opportunities and it is great to be part of the conversation to promote this across Lincolnshire.”

Also supporting the event are Siemens Energy, Streets Chartered Accountants and Equals Money.

Tickets are available to book with single tickets and tables of 10 available to purchase.

Included in the ticket cost is a drinks reception, canapes, a two-course meal, wine on the table and entertainment.

For more information about the event and to book your ticket visit Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce website here.

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