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Scott Muir to speak at E-Business Club event – eCommerce – Selling Your Products direct to the Chinese Consumer

Learn how to engage with the biggest ecommerce marketplace. This half day workshop will focus on the steps your business needs to take to sell products direct to Chinese consumers.

Who should attend:
This workshop has been put together to show companies how they can engage with cross-border ecommerce to get their consumer goods directly from the UK into the hands of Chinese customers. The session will include valuable information about the biggest ecommerce market in the world and key sites and online platforms available and how social and digital media play an important part in ecommerce.

The workshop will cover:
The steps a business will need to undertake to sell products direct to Chinese consumers. A series of presentations will be delivered by the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), Avenue51, ReGroup Media, East Midlands Chamber, Digital Growth Programme and Department Of International Trade (DIT).

This workshop will explore how companies can engage with cross-border e-commerce to get their consumer goods directly from the UK into the hands of Chinese customers. It will include an introduction to the biggest e-commerce market in the world and explain how the key platforms work and also how digital marketing can drive sales.

Workshop Outcome:
This workshop will explain in detail the steps a business needs to take to sell products direct to Chinese consumers. Participants will leave with a good understanding of what is required to take their interest forward in this marketplace.

Workshop Schedule:

9.15am Registration 
9.30am Opening Remarks

Laura Howard, Head of International Trade, East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire)

9.40am Selling on a Budget

David Gregory, China Business Adviser, China-Britain Business Council

9.50am Overview of the China ecommerce Economy Purchasing behaviour

Jack Porteous, Assistant Director of Retail and the Creative Industries for CBBC

10.20am Break
10.40am Selling to China via an ecommerce Platform

Byron Constable, CMO, Avenue51

11.20am Social and Digital Media 

Scott Muir, MD, ReGroup Media

midday Financial Support & Knowledge available from the Digital Growth Programme

Jon Egley, Digital Growth Programme Manager                                                   

12.15pm Developing Business Overseas Support

Clare Booth, Department for International Trade

12.30pm Closing Remarks

Laura Howard, Head of International Trade, East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire)

12.35pm Buffet lunch & Networking

Event Eligibility:
In order to attend this fully funded event your organisation must have registered and have been verified as eligible to receive support through the Digital Growth Programme.  The process of registration is quick and easy and you only need to go through this process once. If you have not registered yet, you can do so via the following link; http://www.ebusinessclub.biz/register.

Please Note:
Delegates from organisations registered to the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme are only able to book a place on events located within Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

We can only accommodate two delegates per organisation on this workshop.

This event is being hosted in partnership with:

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