Overseas opportunities

Chamber research has shown that more than half of its members (56%) currently export, which is significantly higher than the UK average of a third (32%).

Six out of ten businesses in our region are aiming to grow their sales internationally

We can provide information about opportunities around the world to help achieve this ambition.

Chamber Opportunities:

Abu Dhabi Trade Mission
November 2017

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Scottish Chambers of Commerce Network, invites you to join our trade mission to ADIPEC 2017 organised as a result of the Abu Dhabi downstream petrochemical visit to the Chamber last year.

View full details here.

Other opportunities:

Food Istanbul Expo 2017

September 20-23, 2017

Supported by the Istanbul Exporters’Association, FOOD Istanbul Expo will cover an area totalling 60,000 sqm and will host over 1,000 brands and 35,000 professional visitors. At the fair, professionals from the Food and Beverage industries from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Russia and the Balkans will be able to gather new business leads and opportunities involving the Turkish Food industry.

View more details here

Tunisian British business forum

Septmeber 26-27 

The Tunisian British Chamber of Commerce (TBCC) is organising a delegation visit to London on September 26-27, 2017 upon the invitation of The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Dr. Andrew Parmley, following his last visit to Tunisia.

This business mission aims to promote the attractiveness of Tunisia for Trade & Investment, but also to explore and encourage new opportunities for partnerships with the UK. The business climate and investment opportunities in Tunisia post Brexit will also be discussed with UK companies attending this event, highlighting the support they will be able to access from Tunisia.

The forum will bring together Tunisian and British senior Government officials at ministerial level, as well as leading economic players operating in key sectors such as the financial sector, renewable energy, agri-food, education, tourism and information technology, and will provide a great opportunity for Tunisian and British Businesses to meet and explore networking opportunities for collaborations.

For more information or to confirm attendance contact: info@tbcc.org.tn by Friday, September 22, 2017.

U.S Trade & Investment Roundtable

September 27, 2017

Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce:  08:30 - 10:00 

The roundtable discussion brings together a range of speakers to discuss and share practical information for businesses that are currently exporting to the U.S. or are interested in setting up a presence in the vast marketplace opportunity the U.S. represents.

More information can be seen here


Energy Trade Mission to Halifax, Canada

October 1-5, 2017

Aberdeen City Council is organising a trade mission to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The mission will coincide with the WECP Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the Core Energy Conference. Associated events will form part of the programme.

For more information see the flyer.

Make it in Milan

Tuesday 7 – Thursday 9 November 2017

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and the British Chamber of Commerce for Italy is continuing its outward trade mission for Scottish companies in Milan.

The visit, which is being funded with support from the Scottish Government, will comprise of a day of business to business meetings in Milan, as well as networking opportunities for companies interested in exporting in the Italian market.

Any members of Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce who are interested in the mission should contact Preeti Jassal at Glasgow Chamber of Commerce on preeti.jassal@glasgowchamberofcommerce.com 


Oil and Gas Trade Delegation to Uganda

November 20-24, 2017 

AGCC members will benefit from the EIC member rate 

The EIC is organising an overseas oil and gas trade delegation to Uganda (Kampala & Lake Albert) led by Lord Popat, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda.  Delegates will have the opportunity to attend organised group meetings with key local players, as well as incorporating briefing meetings presented by qualified speakers with in-market experience and the opportunity to meet with local companies. 

Why should you attend?  Read more from Lord Popat here 

Further information and the application pack can be seen here

Manufacturing Indonesia 2017

December 6-9, 2017

Manufacturing Indonesia is Asia's largest manufacturing exhibition showcasing products from building construction, business services, minerals and metals and ores industries.

Register your interest before August, 7. 

See flyer for more information.

Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) 2018

August 27–30, 2018

The UK National Pavilion

The EIC are organising and managing the UK National Pavilion at Offshore Northern Seas (ONS). 

All stands are issued on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved. The floor plan can be altered to suit your company needs however, if the dimensions are changed, sell-able space must be left either side of your allotted stand. 

Booking are open now for all UK Companies.

More information and how to book