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MP urges businesses to sign up for UKTI export week

October 10, 2014 12:46 PM

TF KendalSouth Lakes MP Tim Farron is urging local businesses to take advantage of UK Trade & Investment's (UKTI) Export Week to find out more information and support to try and grow their business markets abroad.

UKTI will be holding its 6th Export Week during the week of 10-14 November. Across the week there will be a varied series of events all over the UK, aimed at businesses to either start their export journey or increase their international business. Ten events are being held in the North West, including one at Cartmel Racecourse.

The UKTI event on 10November at Cartmel Racecourse will explore the opportunities for companies to develop business in the Gulf States and will run from 10am till 2:30pm. For more information, contact: Nicola Davies on: 0161 237 4223 or email: events@uktinorthwest.co.uk.

Other companies that would like to reap the benefits of exporting can find out more from UKTI by visiting www.exportweek.ukti.gov.uk.

Tim said: "Exporting can really open up opportunities to businesses and enable them to substantially increase their operations. These series of events are definitely something I would encourage local businesses to sign up to."