PROSPER MAGAZINE: ISSUE 01 | SECTOR FOCUS
A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY FOR BLACK COUNTRY BUSINESSES
Tapping into the expertise of your local International Trade Team can mean the difference between success and failure for manufacturing companies looking at international trading and export opportunities.
Hosting trade missions across the globe is all in a day’s work for a DIT representative and linking suppliers, buyers and commercial teams together is imperative when seeking out new markets in foreign lands.
Manufacturer of temporary LED lighting systems Linklite Systems Ltd met recently with DIT Commercial Officers from Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia at a Meet the Expert and Meet the Buyer event in June.
Tatyana Poturaeva, DIT Commercial Officer from Moscow introduced Linklite’s, Gary Simmons to a potential buyer in the mining industry after hearing about the flexibility and benefits of their temporary LED Systems.
Gary said’ “My local ITA Heather Crocker, based at Black Country Chamber, advised me to attend this event; not only was I able to meet with DIT experts and talk to them about market opportunities, but on seeing my product Tatyana took me to meet with a buyer from a mining company who have subsequently expressed an interest in our product range”.
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