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.

Other opportunities:

Together We Build Iraq

November 12, 2017

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is pleased to invite you to the IBBC Autumn Conference at The Address Hotel Dubai Marina, United Arab Emirates, on Sunday November 12, 2017. This years’ event follows IBBC’s successful inaugural conference of 2016 held in the UAE, a hub for global and regional companies that operate in the Middle East.

For more information and to registration details can be seen here.

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

Road to virtual Dutch-UK matchmaking

November 28, 2017

The Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce NBCC will be organising a “virtual matchmaking” event to allow Dutch and British companies “to meet” via a sophisticated match-making tool followed up by an introductory phone call.

This link takes you to the event site and hopefully you will find Dutch company profiles there which are of interest to you and where you can register. It will then be arranged for you to have a discussion with prospective Dutch business partner(s) of your choice via telephone or Skype on Tuesday, November 28.


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.

Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2018)

February 12 - 14, 2018

The EIC will be managing the UK pavilion at EGYPS in Cairo (12 - 14 February 2018) and we're inviting UK companies to join us.
Following a successful launch in 2017, EGYPS returns to Cairo in February 2018. EGYPS brings together industry professionals and government officials from across the oil and gas sector.

TAP funding available of £2,500 for eligible SMEs

Find out more and book

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