Cheshire-based businesses are being encouraged to attend a free event that will explore the growing opportunities and advantages of trading with the Commonwealth. Cheshire Commonwealth Association is hosting its inaugural conference at Chester Racecourse on Wednesday 19th June.
Delegates attending “The Commonwealth – Business Opportunities and Benefits” will hear from various speakers who have already enjoyed significant success exporting to those countries, including ICC Solutions, The TALL Group of Companies and Informed Solutions. Additionally, Export Champions will be on-hand during the breaks to discuss their experiences in markets such as Australasia, Africa, India and South East Asia.
Attendees will be welcomed to the event by David Briggs, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron of the Cheshire Commonwealth Association, and enjoy keynote presentations from Asif Ahmad, British High Commissioner to Jamaica and the Bahamas, and Economic Adviser, Arbuthnot Banking Group, Ruth Lea.
In addition, visitors will be able to network with exhibitors from HSBC, West Cheshire and North Wales Chamber of Commerce, Cheshire and Warrington Business Growth Hub, Skills and Growth Company, and many more.
Looking ahead to the event, David Briggs, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron of the Cheshire Commonwealth Association, said: “This conference provides organisations in Cheshire with a unique opportunity to hear first-hand from businesses actually trading with Commonwealth; how to do it and why it’s great for their business. We look forward to welcoming businesses of all sizes to Chester Racecourse.