China (Zhejiang) – UK (Nottinghamshire) Trade and Investment Symposium
Monday 26th June 2017 - 9am - 2pm - Nottingham Conference Centre
60 businesses from the Zhejiang, China will be part of a 100 plus delegation visiting Nottingham on 26 June 2017. All of the businesses are looking to trade with local businesses and this could be an excellent opportunity to export your goods and services into China or to strengthen or diversify your supply chain
This event follows Nottinghamshire County Council’s signing of a Friendship Agreement with the Provincial Government of Zhejiang which is focused on promoting increased trade and investment for the mutual benefit of our 2 areas.
Following a plenary session in the morning led by Sir John Peace, Chair of the Midlands Engine there will be pre-booked B2B meetings. Translation services will be made available where required as well as access to advice on expanding/commencing trade with China.
For businesses to book their places at this event – open the flyer and follow the instructions. You will be given an option of meeting up to 4 businesses from the selected sectors and participants.
If you have any queries on the event or the wider Friendship Agreement please contact Mandy Ramm, Economic Development officer, Nottinghamshire County Council email@example.com
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