The UK Quality Infrastructure (UKQI) initiative is being launched to help break down barriers to trade, boost the UK’s exports and improve the quality and safety of goods and services it imports. Designed to deliver certainty in an uncertain economic and political climate, the UKQI is a joint initiative between the UK’s national standards, measurement, testing and accreditation bodies; The British Standards Institute (BSI), the National Measurement and Regulation Office
Toshiba’s Chief Executive and President, Hisao Tanaka, has resigned Toshiba’s Chief Executive and President Hisao Tanaka has resigned after the company said it had overstated its profits for the past six years. Tanaka will be succeeded by chairman Masashi Muromachi, with Vice-Chairman, Norio Sasaki, also stepping down. Mr Tanaka, 64, and Mr Sasaki, 66, both joined Toshiba in the early 1970s. Mr Sasaki served as Toshiba president between June 2009
Dear colleague, It is with great pleasure that I am writing to invite you to our inaugural ITM conference, Green Light to Export 2016. This is an event for businesses that wish to understand more about how to take the next step within the international business arena. It guarantees the visitor exposure to some of the most proactive international business facilitators that would not be possible in any other format.
Green Light is an unprecedented event which uniquely offers exhibitors the opportunity to gain exposure and to exhibit to and network with ITM readers as well as relevant international trade facilitators and business people. Green Light offers a holistic business environment that includes over 30 core vendors and speakers giving delegates a 360-degree arc of sight surrounding international trade – a true resource centre. Key delegate sessions: Making Money by
Increased Brand Awareness Position your brand in front of qualified potential customers, ensuring that you are at the forefront of their minds upon their return to their working environment. Prime Networking Opportunity Green Light is the perfect opportunity to network with ITM readers, who are proven decision makers within the international business and export arena. Event Exclusivity The event is run on a ‘first come first served’ basis and exhibitor
Is there an option to pay for an additional night’s accommodation, prior to the day of event? Yes, subject to availability. Please contact Cherry Batchelor on +44 (0)1622 823920 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information on options available. Is it possible to have deliveries sent direct to the venue prior to the date of event? Yes, should this be within the designated time specified. Once you have secured your stand,
Digby Jones was born into business. Some of his earliest memories are of life in a busy corner shop where he lived with his mother and father and older sister. The shop was, he says, “within a spanner throw of the Austin” in Alvechurch just outside Birmingham. He remembers fondly pressing his nose against the shop window watching the new Minis leave the factory destined for showrooms across the UK
Lesley Batchelor is a champion of UK exporters, with a powerful track record in enhancing the performance of hundreds of businesses. Appointed director general of the Institute of Export (IOE), an education foundation providing qualifications and support for business for over 8 years, Lesley is also CEO of Open to Export a collaborative CIC with FSB, UKTI, HSBC & the IOE a digital platform for new and inexperienced exporters. Active
Founder and CEO Interchange Solutions Ltd (www.interchange-solutions.co.uk) John is a specialist in corporate reputation and risk management with an international business background. A former Royal Marines officer, John has had senior roles in companies from banking electronics to biometrics and security printing. He has lived in Africa, Far East, Arabian Gulf and California; he is a member of the UK Fraud Advisory Panel; the Advisory Board of the Canterbury Christ
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