UPDATE from from the Department for International Trade North West

Northern Powerhouse Advanced Manufacturing, Food & Drink and Energy Week - w/c 12th October

For events and activities during this week, please visit here

NPH Aerospace sector roundtable discussion - How Boeing & UK Government are supporting the UK supply chain

Date: 12th October 2020

Time: 10am - 11:30am BST

Join us for this round table discussion giving practical advice to equip and enable you to successfully register your capabilities as part of the Boeing Supplier Discovery Project. Also receive expert insight and learn more about how Boeing & UK Government are supporting the UK Aerospace supply chain, future events, opportunities and more.

Find out more about the event here

Northern Powerhouse Germany Speciality Chemicals Conference - Sub-sector Roundtables

Deadline for registration to present your products and services: 08 October 2020

Northern Powerhouse has organised a series of sessions to give NPH and German companies the opportunity to network, establish new contacts and investigate new opportunities.

What Are the Benefits? 

In these 3 sector roundtable sessions there is an opportunity for companies to understand how the sector operates and potentially present their products or services to invited German Buyers. NPH and German companies are encouraged to register interest as early as possible, those companies invited to participate will be asked to submit details for an electronic catalogue. The catalogue will be circulated both prior to the Conference and updated after the Conference. 

Why Mexico? – Outlook on the Opportunities for Automotive and Advanced Engineering Sectors

Date: 13th October 2020

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST

Mexico is one of the biggest vehicle producers in Latin America and a manufacturing hub with experience and regulations that make it easier for foreign companies to expand and begin building factories for exporting goods. The new US Mexico Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement introduced some changes that open new opportunities in the market. Companies will benefit when obtaining a clear understanding of the sector and opportunities in this growing market that continuously demand products to be part of their supply chain from companies of UK origin.

For more information visit our registration page here.

Current Opportunities for the Northern Powerhouse and Impacts of the Recent Covid-19 Crisis

Date: 14th October 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm BST

The Department for International Trade have teamed up with Sutralis to explore current opportunities that the French market offers to UK/ Northern Powerhouse based food & drink businesses looking for new markets, as well as the impacts on the recent covid-19 crisis on consumption and buying trends.

For more information visit our registration page here.

Strategic Export Controls and Licences – Northern Powerhouse

Date: 15th October 2020

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST

Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) on this webinar, which aims to give companies an introduction to ‘Strategic’ export controls providing an overview of the controls on the export and trade of military and certain Dual-Use items from the UK, if they apply to your exports, how exporters obtain licences and some of changes after the 1st January 2021

For more information visit our registration page here.

NPH Export Champion Roundtables - Food and Drink, Energy and Advanced Manufacturing sectors  

Date: 14th October 2020 - 16th October 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm BST

Join us for these interactive sessions to meet our Northern Powerhouse Export Champions and hear about how they have overcome the challenges they have had over the past 6 months and how they are preparing for the future. There will be an opportunity for delegates to ask questions during the session and you will also hear from one of our International Trade Advisors on support available for exporters.

Upcoming Northern Powerhouse Sector Weeks:

  • 19th – 23rd October – LifeSciences & Healthcare; Financial and Professional services
  • 26th – 30th October – Creative and Digital, Lifestyle and Learning

For more events, please visit here

Upcoming UK Transition webinars by Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

  • UK Transition webinar for Services & Investment companies – 13th Oct - Register now
  • UK Transition webinar for Automotive companies – 14th Oct - Register now
  • UK Transition webinar for Retail companies – 14th Oct - Register now


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