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Business is all about meeting people and building relationships that lead to further business. All our events provide an opportunity to network.

Our series of local networking events each year caters for every person and every business. Whether you are looking for training, general or facilitated networking, briefings on topical issues, or want to entertain clients, we have an event for you.

Check out our latest networking events below. Contact our Events Executive contact Samantha Shepherd on T: +44 (0)20 7203 1965 or E: sshepherd@londonchamber.co.uk for further queries.

01/03/2017

TIME TO TALK BUSINESS


Join us for Time to Talk Business and network with up to 80 local, like-minded business professionals in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Attending this monthly event is an excellent way to strengthen existing relationships and create new business opportunities.

We are delighted to be hosted by Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre.

At Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre, 235a Westferry Road, Millwall Dock, Isle of Dogs,
London E14 3QS
Time 12.30pm - 2.30pm
For more information contact Samantha Shepherd, Events Executive, E: sshepherd@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1965

Patron, Premier Plus, Local Members and Members' Guests: Complimentary

A maximum of two places per company are available. To secure your place/s please click on the link below. Telephone and email bookings will not be accepted.

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14/03/2017

CUBA BUSINESS CLINICS


Following the trend towards normalisation of relations between the US and Cuba, together with a reduced risk of doing business in Cuba, the Caribbean island has attracted growing interest from international business. One of the most interesting economies in the region, Cuba has recently become more open to foreign investment as a key element to develop the economy and not as a marginal component.

Olena Navas Perez will be offering expert one-to-one advice on how UK companies can develop their business in and trade with Cuba. Olena Navas has been Economy Counsellor of the Embassy of Cuba since August 2013, before that date she was Director General Center for Export Promotion of Cuba for 11 years and Director of Economy at the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment from 2009 - 2013.

At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 10.00am - 5.00pm *Individual 20 mins appointment
For more information contact Enea Desideri, International Business Executive, E: edesideri@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

Premier Plus Member Free
Non-Member £15.00

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Supported by:

Embassy of Cuba



16/03/2017

ITALIAN EVENING


Enjoy delicious Italian bites at our spring networking social. The stylish yet relaxed surroundings are ideal for entertaining guests and  making new connections. Ticket price includes a welcome drink and a tempting selection of anitpasti.

At Amerigo Vespucci, 25 Cabot Square, Mackenzie Walk, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QA
Time 6.00pm - 8.00pm
For more information contact Samantha Shepherd, Events Executive, E: sshepherd@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1965

Patron Member, Premier Plus Member, Local Member and Members' Guest:
£15.00 inclusive of VAT


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20/03/2017

NETWORKING RECEPTION WITH VIP SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATION


London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), in partnership with the Business Council for Africa, is pleased to be hosting a networking reception with a senior delegation from South Africa.

Join us for an evening of discussion and high-level networking at Squire Patton Boggs. The event will provide guests with an opportunity to hear first-hand about the business environment and commercial opportunities in South Africa and the future of one of Africa's most dynamic markets.

The delegation is led by Mr. Sihle Zikalala, the KwaZulu-Natal Minister for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (MEC). He will be joined by a range of senior officials and CEOs from across the KwaZulu-Natal region.

At Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP, 7 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YH
Time 6.00pm - 8.00pm
For more information contact Ruma Deb, Senior International Business Manager, E: rdeb@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1949

Patron Members, Premier Plus Members, Local Members, Non Members FREE

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In partnership with

 Business Council for Africa

In partnership with and hosted by

 Squire Patton Boggs



22/03/2017

BUSINESS CLINICS ON SOUTH KOREA


South Korea is North East Asia's third largest economy after China and Japan. With a population of 50 million, the country has a high-tech, industrialised economy and joined the trillion-dollar club of world economies in 2004. South Korea's liberal, open market economy and highly educated, tech-savvy and diligent workforce is complemented by the fastest internet speeds and highest mobile penetration rate in the world.

Sean Blakeley, Chief Executive Officer of BCCK in Korea will be visiting LCCI on Wednesday 22 March. He will be offering expert one-to-one advice on how UK companies can develop their business in, and trade with, South Korea. For the past six years, Sean has helped to promote British business in the country and supported multiple western firms to partner with, and sell, into major Korean conglomerates.

On Wednesday 22 March 2017
Time 9.30am - 1.00pm *Individual 20 minute appointments
At
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
For more information contact Enea Desideri, International Business Executive on E: edesideri@londonchamber.co.uk or  T: +44 (0) 20 7203 1822

Premier Plus Members: Free
Non Members: £15.00 

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Supported by

 BCCK






04/04/2017

COMPANY MISSION FOR FOOD AND WINE BUYERS TO LA RIOJA (SPAIN)


This company mission for the agro-food sector to La Rioja for food and wine buyers will give UK food importers and distributors the opportunity to meet with the most significant Spanish wine and food sector enterprises from the region. They will also meet other food importers and distributors from the rest of the EU and from Asian countries.

This event is ideal for distributors and importers of Spanish and Mediterranean food and wine, food chains, supermarkets, purchase agents for hotels and restaurants, delicatessens and gourmet shops, and others.

On  Tuesday 4 - Wednesday 5 April 2017 
City  Logrono, Spain
Closing Date for applications Wednesday 1 March 2017
For more information, contact Elena Molinari, International Business Executive on T: +44 (0) 20 7203 1929 or E: emolinari@londonchamber.co.uk

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Organised by

 Enterprise Europe Network






05/04/2017

TIME TO TALK BUSINESS


Join us for Time to Talk Business and network with up to 80 local, like-minded business professionals in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Attending this monthly event is an excellent way to strengthen existing relationships and create new business opportunities.

We are delighted to be hosted by the University of East London.

At University of East London, Docklands Campus, University Way, London E16 2RD
Time 12.30pm - 2.30pm
For more information contact Samantha Shepherd, Events Executive, E: sshepherd@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1965

Patron, Premier Plus, Local Members and Members' Guests: Complimentary

A maximum of two places per company are available. To secure your place/s please click on the link below. Telephone and email bookings will not be accepted.


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05/04/2017

DOING BUSINESS IN SOUTH KOREA


In 2016, South Korea was the world's eleventh largest economy by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), by Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) and it was the fourth largest in Asia. The South Korean economy will be the tenth largest contributor to world growth over the next five years, comparable to that of the UK and greater than France or Italy. There are 310 British companies currently doing business in South Korea, with business opportunities emerging across a number of industries.


The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)
and KOTRA (Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency) invite you to join the growing number of companies looking to tap into South Korea's vast business opportunities and who would like to find out more about these, as well as market entry and development strategies. LCCI and KOTRA will host special sessions with expert speakers based in the Korean market to outline opportunities and provide insights for your business in this market.


At Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP
T
ime 2..00pm - 5.00pm
For more information contact Enea Desideri, International Business Executive E: edesideri@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

Premier Plus Members: £10.00
Non Members: £15.00 

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In partnership with
 Invest Korea   KOTRA




26/04/2017

MAXIMISE YOUR MEMBERSHIP


This meeting is open to all new and existing members or prospective members; discover how membership can boost your business opportunities. Making sure you get the most out of your membership is key to success.

At Hilton London Canary Wharf, South Quay, London E14 9SH
Time 9.30am - 11.00am
For more information contact Samantha Shepherd, Events Executive, E: sshepherd@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1965

Local Member and Non-Member: Complimentary

A maximum of two places per company are available. To secure your place/s please click on the link below. Telephone and email bookings will not be accepted.


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30/05/2017

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRAINING: RULES OF ORIGIN / CUSTOMS PROCEDURES AND DOCUMENTATION


This one-day course is split in two distinct sessions. The morning session examines in detail the procedures required to deal with customs import and the implications of duty relief schemes to ensure that businesses trading globally can work efficiently and economically. The afternoon session explores in greater depth the current Rules of Origin, Preferential Trade Agreements and how to establish where goods originate "officially". The internal factors to support originate declarations are also covered; something of key importance for importers and exporters alike.

The course is ideally suited for all staff working in import/export administration, international sales, accountancy, and shipping and logistics. It is designed for people new to international business but also for experienced company staff who may want to refresh their knowledge.


At
ETC Venues The Hatton, 51-53 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8HN
Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
For more information contact Enea Desideri, International Business Executive, E: edesideri@londonchamber.co.uk or
T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

Premier Plus Member £354.00
Local Member £414.00
Non-member £414.00

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12/06/2017

INCOTERMS TRAINING COURSE


This course, organised by Enterprise Europe Network at London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has been designed to help exporters understand Incoterms - International Commercial Terms - and how to select the correct one for their international transactions. These global shipping terms have huge importance for the exporting and importing of products around the globe. They outline the risk and responsibility between the buyer and the seller for each transaction.

The course will take you through all the aspects of understanding Incoterms 2010. Learning the terminology will help you to understand better how to cover the risks and responsibilities between the buyer and seller, their obligations to each other for the shipment, and the allocation of costs.

The course is designed for people who may be new to exporting as well as experienced exporters who may need to keep up with industry updates. The course is mainly designed for sales, shipping, accounts, purchasing/buyers, freight forwarders and goods in/out personnel.

 

At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 9.00am - 12 noon
For more information contact Olivia Ronayne, International Business Assistant E: oronayne@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1823


Premier Plus Member and Non Member:
FREE

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Organised by

Innovate UK EEN      European Commission



20/06/2017

EUROPEAN COMPANY MISSION TO TAIWAN


UK companies are invited to join businesses from EU countries to explore the growing business opportunities in Taiwan. The food and drinks sector is the fifth largest industry in Taiwan and one of the market's fastest growing sectors. Local supermarkets, hypermarkets and convenience stores are increasing their ranges of imported foods to meet demand.

Companies joining the mission will receive a subsidy towards their accommodation and have the opportunities to visit the following Trade Shows: Food Taipei, Foodtech & Pharmatech Taipei, visit to Taipei Pack, Taiwan Horeca and Halal Taiwan.

This European Company Mission is part of the EAGLE TWO project which has received funding from the European Union's COSME Programme (2014-2020).

On Tuesday 20 - Friday 23 June 2017
City Taipei
Closing Date for applications: Friday 24 February 2017
For more information contact Vanessa Vlotides, Head of International Business Team on T: +44 (0) 20 7203 1838 or E: vvlotides@londonchamber.co.uk

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Supported by

 Eagle Two   TAITRA


 


To chat through how becoming a member of East London Chamber of Commerce (incorporating Docklands Business Club) can help your business contact us on T: +44 (0)20 7203 1965 or E: elcc@londonchamber.co.uk.