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Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce

Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom

January 2020

Rural Business Forum

Tue 21st January @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human rural enterprises, rural economics, agricultural industries and rural retailers.

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BCC Export Documentation

Tue 21st January @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Have you experienced delays & incurred costs due to incorrect export documentation? Do you want to save time and reduce export risk…? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Export Documentation course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade. Export Documentation problems often lead to delays in getting goods to customers, increased costs and charges, not to mention a breakdown of goodwill between seller and buyer. Staffordshire Chambers will take you through…

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Preparing your Business for Brexit

Wed 22nd January @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 25 tickets left

Leaving the European Union will have a great impact on a significant number of businesses, particularly those that trade with countries in Europe. Join us for a workshop led by the experts on how to get your business ‘Brexit’ ready, designed to help you learn about the potential implications and to gain an overview of the following topics: • Export Documentation • Duties & Tariffs • Customs Declarations Imports Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) Deferment VAT • Customs Compliance • Free…

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Business Community Choir

Wed 22nd January @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£3

A place to network, have fun and unwind. Celebrate popular/contemporary music Make new business connections Improve wellbeing Fundraise for local charities Have fun and boost confidence Takes place every fortnight

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Transport Forum

Thu 23rd January @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 30 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on transport, infrastructure, automation and modernisation in transport, and road, sea, rail and aviation policy. Recent topics covered include: M6 Smart Motorway project, HS2, automated vehicles, and electric vehicle charging points across Staffordshire. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters…

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Hints and Tips to Deliver a Basic Presentation

Thu 23rd January @ 3:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 18 tickets left

Speaking in public can be one of the most daunting and nerve-racking experiences. And yet if done properly and effectively it can engage, inspire and influence audiences. In this workshop we will explore some of the tricks of the trade to help you prepare and deliver excellent speeches and presentations, regardless of whether you are speaking to a small group of colleagues or a large audience of people you don't know. We will also look at a wide range of…

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Energy, Environment & Sustainability Forum

Fri 24th January @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 19 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on Energy and utility sectors, providers and distribution networks. This forum also discusses the role of sustainability within businesses.

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BCC Customs Procedures

Tue 28th January @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130.00 – £160 12 tickets left

Are you HMRC compliant? Are you aware of the customs procedures that may impact your business? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Customs Procedures course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Are you an international trading business? Do you know if you are customs compliant? All too often companies are unaware of the array of customs notices and procedures that apply to their business transactions. Unless staff receive adequate training,…

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BCC Rules of Origin

Tue 28th January @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Do you understand Free Trade Agreements and how they impact your import and export business? Are you aware of the preference and non-preference Rules of Origin and how they apply? Do you know how to classify your goods for import and export customs purposes? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Rules of Origin course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an international trader it’s your responsibility to ensure that…

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Masterclass: Boost your Business with Effective Networking

Thu 30th January @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£25.00 – £30.00 13 tickets left

Networking can be one of the most powerful and productive activities an individual can do to develop business relationships and future opportunities. Unfortunately, many things (like a lack of confidence, planning and/or know-how) can get in the way and reduce the effectiveness of people’s networking activities. In this highly interactive session, Mike Grocott, from Intercog, will guide participants through a number of proven techniques, practices and approaches that can remove those barriers and so lead to increased confidence and effectiveness…

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Planning & Infrastructure Forum

Thu 30th January @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.

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February 2020

Leading into the Future

Tue 4th February @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free – £10.00 20 tickets left

Can I become a leader, and what is leadership anyway? If you ask your friends or colleagues “what is leadership”, you are likely to get a different answer from everyone you ask. If you want to become a leader it would be really helpful to know what one actually does. In this session we will be looking at what leadership is, what makes a good leader, and how you can become one. We’ll explore some of the things leaders do…

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BCC Letters of Credit

Tue 4th February @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to reduce export risk, bank charges and improve efficiency? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Letters of Credit course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade It is estimated that over 75% of documents presented to a bank under a Letter of Credit are rejected on first presentation. This course will help you reduce this risk and will help exporters to arrange workable letters of credit from overseas…

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Non Members’ Breakfast

Wed 5th February @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 21 tickets left

    Interested in joining Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce? Join us at our Non-Members' Breakfast for a ‘sneak peek’ into what you’re missing out on! This is a great opportunity to learn more about our extensive membership benefits, as well as helping you to determine which services will support your individual business needs. By taking full advantage of Chamber services, your company will receive help, support and make invaluable new business contacts via our extensive events program. Come and meet…

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Launch of The Staffordshire Business Pledge for Literacy

Fri 7th February @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 50 tickets left

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with the National Literacy Trust will be launching our Staffordshire Business Pledge for Literacy. Research estimates that if every child left primary school with the reading skills they need, our economy could be more than £32.1 billion bigger by 2025. Low literacy and numeracy skills are also affecting our productivity as a nation. Now entering its fifth year, the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge calls on UK businesses to join the national literacy campaign…

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Social Value Forum

Fri 7th February @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is specifically tailored to bring together business leaders from our chamber membership who are looking to promote social value and social enterprises within Staffordshire. Methods to help grow social value within our community and local & national constraints are addressed and discussed.

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BCC Introduction to Importing

Tue 11th February @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to increase your competitive edge? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Introduction to Importing course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an importer it is vital to understand the complex challenges of trading internationally. Importing is a process and needs planning with clear and focused objectives. This full day course will give practical tips and advice to enable your business to look at importing and consider…

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Digital Forum

Fri 14th February @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 18 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. The Digital Forum is here to drive the growing digital sector in Staffordshire, enabling businesses to freely exchange information, share best practice and discuss digital innovation, information communication technology and artificial intelligence (AI).

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E Cert and Completing Export Documentation

Tue 18th February @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

E-Z cert is a fast, cost-effective service that allows companies to prepare and certify export documents online. More than 6000 UK exporters use e-z cert to certify their export documentation. It is widely regarded as being the smart way to streamline overseas operations, saving precious time and money. Inaccuracies and mistakes can be quickly rectified without the need to return documents. The online system saves hours and days for time-pressed export companies and freight agents and more importantly registration is…

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Manufacturers Seminar

Tue 25th February @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Manufacturers Forum will be hosting a number of events throughout 2020. These events are only open to Chamber Members who operate in the manufacturing and engineering sector. These events will be a mixture of the following:- Steering Groups Informative Seminars Site Visits to Local Manufacturers Our Annual Staffordshire Manufacturers Conference Check back here soon for a more in depth about this session or contact tom.nadin@Staffordshirechambers.co.uk  

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New Members Breakfast

Wed 26th February @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 30 tickets left

Want to know more about how your business can get the very most from Chambers membership? Come and join us for breakfast and we’ll explain how our extensive programme of member services/benefits can help your business to grow. 08.30 – Arrival and registration, networking 09.00 – Member Services Breakfast event 10.00 – Networking 10.30 – Close

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Business, Tax & Finance Forum

Fri 28th February @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 16 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum brings together businesses from the finance and professional services and is tasked with exchanging information on taxation, corporate law and governance, finance, insurance and professional services sector issues. Recent topics for discussion included; making tax digital, GDPR, corporate governance and the Chancellor’s Budget.

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March 2020

BCC Incoterms 2020

Tue 3rd March @ 9:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Ex Works, CFR, DDP… Do you know what an Incoterm is…and why it is important? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Incoterms 2020 course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Since the last revision in 2010, there have been fundamental changes in global import/export practice and procedures. The new Incoterm rules, effective from 1 January 2020 have been developed to take account of these changes. All parties involved in exporting…

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Inspirational Speaker

Wed 4th March @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Details TBC...

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Employment, Skills & HR Forum

Fri 6th March @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 18 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human resources, skills, education and training. Recent topics covered include: the living wage, apprenticeship levy, and gender pay gap reporting. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in employment law.

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BCC Export Documentation

Tue 10th March @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Have you experienced delays & incurred costs due to incorrect export documentation? Do you want to save time and reduce export risk…? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Export Documentation course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade. Export Documentation problems often lead to delays in getting goods to customers, increased costs and charges, not to mention a breakdown of goodwill between seller and buyer. Staffordshire Chambers will take you through…

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Business Workshop

Tue 17th March @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Details TBC...

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BCC Customs Procedures

Tue 17th March @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130.00 – £160 12 tickets left

Are you HMRC compliant? Are you aware of the customs procedures that may impact your business? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Customs Procedures course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Are you an international trading business? Do you know if you are customs compliant? All too often companies are unaware of the array of customs notices and procedures that apply to their business transactions. Unless staff receive adequate training,…

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BCC Rules of Origin

Tue 17th March @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Do you understand Free Trade Agreements and how they impact your import and export business? Are you aware of the preference and non-preference Rules of Origin and how they apply? Do you know how to classify your goods for import and export customs purposes? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Rules of Origin course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an international trader it’s your responsibility to ensure that…

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BCC Letters of Credit

Tue 24th March @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to reduce export risk, bank charges and improve efficiency? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Letters of Credit course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade It is estimated that over 75% of documents presented to a bank under a Letter of Credit are rejected on first presentation. This course will help you reduce this risk and will help exporters to arrange workable letters of credit from overseas…

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Speed Networking

Thu 26th March @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free – £10.00 56 tickets left

Speed networking is a fun and effective way of making new business contacts and letting the world know what you and your business are all about. At this structured, fast-paced event you'll get the chance to meet all of the other businesses there, so that's the potential for over 40 new contacts! Once you've met everybody, time is provided for you to continue to network and to arrange follow-ups with those people with whom you'd like to have further conversations,…

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BCC Introduction to Importing

Tue 31st March @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to increase your competitive edge? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Introduction to Importing course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an importer it is vital to understand the complex challenges of trading internationally. Importing is a process and needs planning with clear and focused objectives. This full day course will give practical tips and advice to enable your business to look at importing and consider…

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April 2020

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Masterclass

Thu 2nd April @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

A full day presenter led workshop, in a small group, to help international traders understand AEO and review Customs requirements in detail. We will provide a practical explanation of how to apply, the preparation required and help delegates understand and appreciate the effort and preparation required versus the business benefit. The AEO Workshop includes: • Understanding the origins of AEO and it’s place in global trade and regulation • EU and UK Customs role in AEO • Detailed review of…

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Transport Forum

Tue 21st April @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on transport, infrastructure, automation and modernisation in transport, and road, sea, rail and aviation policy. Recent topics covered include: M6 Smart Motorway project, HS2, automated vehicles, and electric vehicle charging points across Staffordshire. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters…

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Doing Business with Russia

Tue 21st April @ 10:00 am - 11:35 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 39 tickets left

Find out more about Russia as a market for local exporting in this session that includes talks from experts in the area. You’ll be given a market overview and get to explore sector opportunities, overcoming challenges, the Russian business culture, and what grants are available for export travel and exhibitions, with a chance for 1:1 with speakers and an opportunity for networking.   Tea and coffee on arrival 10:00 – Registration and networking 10:30 - Welcome 10:35 – Meet the…

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Digital Forum

Fri 24th April @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. The Digital Forum is here to drive the growing digital sector in Staffordshire, enabling businesses to freely exchange information, share best practice and discuss digital innovation, information communication technology and artificial intelligence (AI).

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Business, Tax & Finance Forum

Fri 24th April @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum brings together businesses from the finance and professional services and is tasked with exchanging information on taxation, corporate law and governance, finance, insurance and professional services sector issues. Recent topics for discussion included; making tax digital, GDPR, corporate governance and the Chancellor’s Budget.

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BCC Incoterms 2020

Tue 28th April @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Ex Works, CFR, DDP… Do you know what an Incoterm is…and why it is important? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Incoterms 2020 course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Since the last revision in 2010, there have been fundamental changes in global import/export practice and procedures. The new Incoterm rules, effective from 1 January 2020 have been developed to take account of these changes. All parties involved in exporting…

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Planning & Infrastructure Forum

Thu 30th April @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.

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May 2020

BCC Export Documentation

Tue 5th May @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Have you experienced delays & incurred costs due to incorrect export documentation? Do you want to save time and reduce export risk…? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Export Documentation course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade. Export Documentation problems often lead to delays in getting goods to customers, increased costs and charges, not to mention a breakdown of goodwill between seller and buyer. Staffordshire Chambers will take you through…

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Panel with the Pros: Business Update

Thu 7th May @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free – £10.00 60 tickets left

The world of business changes at such a quick pace that it’s sometimes hard to keep up with all of those changes and, perhaps more importantly, to know what to focus on. That’s why at this interactive event we’ll be bringing together a number of local business experts to provide a focused update on important local and national business topics as well as giving the audience the chance to ask their own questions to get answers to their particular needs.…

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Developmental Workshop

Tue 12th May @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free – £10.00 40 tickets left

Join us for our second developmental workshop of the year. More details to follow! Agenda: 08.00 – Registration, Breakfast, Open Networking 08.30 – Welcome from Future Finest 08:35 – Developmental Workshop 09.30 – Close, Open Networking 10.00 – End of Event This is a Future Finest event. Non-member tickets for this event are only open to companies in the professional services sector based in Staffordshire.

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BCC Customs Procedures

Tue 12th May @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Are you HMRC compliant? Are you aware of the customs procedures that may impact your business? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Customs Procedures course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Are you an international trading business? Do you know if you are customs compliant? All too often companies are unaware of the array of customs notices and procedures that apply to their business transactions. Unless staff receive adequate training,…

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BCC Rules of Origin

Tue 12th May @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Do you understand Free Trade Agreements and how they impact your import and export business? Are you aware of the preference and non-preference Rules of Origin and how they apply? Do you know how to classify your goods for import and export customs purposes? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Rules of Origin course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an international trader it’s your responsibility to ensure that…

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Member Coffee Morning

Thu 14th May @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free – £10.00 39 tickets left

Taking a more relaxed approach to meeting other Finest members, this is a chance to pop in for a chat over coffee. Representatives from the Finest Steering and Events & Marketing Groups will be on hand to chat about Finest, what you’re looking to get out of Finest and how to make the most of your membership. It’s especially ideal for new members but equally useful for “older” members too as this event is really just an open-ended invitation to…

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Social Value Forum

Fri 15th May @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is specifically tailored to bring together business leaders from our chamber membership who are looking to promote social value and social enterprises within Staffordshire. Methods to help grow social value within our community and local & national constraints are addressed and discussed.

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Rural Business Forum

Tue 19th May @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human rural enterprises, rural economics, agricultural industries and rural retailers.

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BCC Letters of Credit

Tue 19th May @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to reduce export risk, bank charges and improve efficiency? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Letters of Credit course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade It is estimated that over 75% of documents presented to a bank under a Letter of Credit are rejected on first presentation. This course will help you reduce this risk and will help exporters to arrange workable letters of credit from overseas…

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Masterclass: Boost your Business with Engaging Video

Thu 21st May @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£25.00 – £30.00 37 tickets left

With the advent of modern technology, creating a video these days is “simples”. That’s the easy bit. What’s not so easy is creating engaging content, on a habitual basis that really resonates with your target audiences. And that’s what this Masterclass is all about! Yes, we’ll cover the core technical aspects of creating and editing a video but this interactive session is more about: • working out what video you need and for whom you need it • making your…

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Energy, Environment & Sustainability Forum

Fri 22nd May @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on Energy and utility sectors, providers and distribution networks. This forum also discusses the role of sustainability within businesses.

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June 2020

Planning Forum

Mon 1st June @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.

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Well Being Event

Tue 2nd June
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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BCC Introduction to Importing

Tue 2nd June @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to increase your competitive edge? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Introduction to Importing course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an importer it is vital to understand the complex challenges of trading internationally. Importing is a process and needs planning with clear and focused objectives. This full day course will give practical tips and advice to enable your business to look at importing and consider…

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Employment, Skills & HR Forum

Fri 5th June @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 18 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human resources, skills, education and training. Recent topics covered include: the living wage, apprenticeship levy, and gender pay gap reporting. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in employment law.

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E Cert and Completing Export Documentation

Tue 9th June @ 9:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

E-Z cert is a fast, cost-effective service that allows companies to prepare and certify export documents online. More than 6000 UK exporters use e-z cert to certify their export documentation. It is widely regarded as being the smart way to streamline overseas operations, saving precious time and money. Inaccuracies and mistakes can be quickly rectified without the need to return documents. The online system saves hours and days for time-pressed export companies and freight agents and more importantly registration is…

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July 2020

Digital Forum

Fri 10th July @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. The Digital Forum is here to drive the growing digital sector in Staffordshire, enabling businesses to freely exchange information, share best practice and discuss digital innovation, information communication technology and artificial intelligence (AI).

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Social Value Forum

Fri 10th July @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is specifically tailored to bring together business leaders from our chamber membership who are looking to promote social value and social enterprises within Staffordshire. Methods to help grow social value within our community and local & national constraints are addressed and discussed.  

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Rural Business Forum

Tue 14th July @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human rural enterprises, rural economics, agricultural industries and rural retailers.

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Energy, Environment & Sustainability Forum

Fri 17th July @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on Energy and utility sectors, providers and distribution networks. This forum also discusses the role of sustainability within businesses.

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Planning & Infrastructure Forum

Thu 30th July @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.fordsh

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Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Masterclass

Thu 30th July @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

A full day presenter led workshop, in a small group, to help international traders understand AEO and review Customs requirements in detail. We will provide a practical explanation of how to apply, the preparation required and help delegates understand and appreciate the effort and preparation required versus the business benefit. The AEO Workshop includes: • Understanding the origins of AEO and it’s place in global trade and regulation • EU and UK Customs role in AEO • Detailed review of…

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September 2020

E Cert and Completing Export Documentation

Tue 1st September @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

E-Z cert is a fast, cost-effective service that allows companies to prepare and certify export documents online. More than 6000 UK exporters use e-z cert to certify their export documentation. It is widely regarded as being the smart way to streamline overseas operations, saving precious time and money. Inaccuracies and mistakes can be quickly rectified without the need to return documents. The online system saves hours and days for time-pressed export companies and freight agents and more importantly registration is…

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Transport Forum

Tue 8th September @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on transport, infrastructure, automation and modernisation in transport, and road, sea, rail and aviation policy. Recent topics covered include: M6 Smart Motorway project, HS2, automated vehicles, and electric vehicle charging points across Staffordshire. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters…

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Speed Networking

Wed 9th September @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Speed networking is fun, energetic, and it works! Join us for our next speed networking session where you will have the opportunity to make up to 40 new contacts in just one hour. Our speed networking events provide one of the most cost effective ways to develop your organisation, as well as promoting partnership working. Speed networking sessions are hugely popular and often sell-out, so we recommend an early booking to avoid disappointment. Where else can you meet so many…

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Speed Networking

Wed 9th September @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
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Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Speed networking is fun, energetic, and it works! Join us for our next speed networking session where you will have the opportunity to make up to 40 new contacts in just one hour. Our speed networking events provide one of the most cost effective ways to develop your organisation, as well as promoting partnership working. Speed networking sessions are hugely popular and often sell-out, so we recommend an early booking to avoid disappointment. Where else can you meet so many…

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Business, Tax & Finance Forum

Fri 11th September @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum brings together businesses from the finance and professional services and is tasked with exchanging information on taxation, corporate law and governance, finance, insurance and professional services sector issues. Recent topics for discussion included; making tax digital, GDPR, corporate governance and the Chancellor’s Budget.

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Planning Forum

Mon 14th September @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.

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BCC Incoterms 2020

Tue 15th September @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Ex Works, CFR, DDP… Do you know what an Incoterm is…and why it is important? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Incoterms 2020 course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Since the last revision in 2010, there have been fundamental changes in global import/export practice and procedures. The new Incoterm rules, effective from 1 January 2020 have been developed to take account of these changes. All parties involved in exporting…

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Employment, Skills & HR Forum

Fri 18th September @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human resources, skills, education and training. Recent topics covered include: the living wage, apprenticeship levy, and gender pay gap reporting. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in employment law.

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BCC Export Documentation

Tue 22nd September @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Have you experienced delays & incurred costs due to incorrect export documentation? Do you want to save time and reduce export risk…? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Export Documentation course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade. Export Documentation problems often lead to delays in getting goods to customers, increased costs and charges, not to mention a breakdown of goodwill between seller and buyer. Staffordshire Chambers will take you through…

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BCC Customs Procedures

Tue 29th September @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Are you HMRC compliant? Are you aware of the customs procedures that may impact your business? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Customs Procedures course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Are you an international trading business? Do you know if you are customs compliant? All too often companies are unaware of the array of customs notices and procedures that apply to their business transactions. Unless staff receive adequate training,…

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BCC Rules of Origin

Tue 29th September @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Do you understand Free Trade Agreements and how they impact your import and export business? Are you aware of the preference and non-preference Rules of Origin and how they apply? Do you know how to classify your goods for import and export customs purposes? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Rules of Origin course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an international trader it’s your responsibility to ensure that…

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Non Members Breakfast

Wed 30th September
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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October 2020

BCC Letters of Credit

Tue 6th October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to reduce export risk, bank charges and improve efficiency? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Letters of Credit course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade It is estimated that over 75% of documents presented to a bank under a Letter of Credit are rejected on first presentation. This course will help you reduce this risk and will help exporters to arrange workable letters of credit from overseas…

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Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Masterclass

Thu 8th October @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

A full day presenter led workshop, in a small group, to help international traders understand AEO and review Customs requirements in detail. We will provide a practical explanation of how to apply, the preparation required and help delegates understand and appreciate the effort and preparation required versus the business benefit. The AEO Workshop includes: • Understanding the origins of AEO and it’s place in global trade and regulation • EU and UK Customs role in AEO • Detailed review of…

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Social Value Forum

Fri 9th October @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is specifically tailored to bring together business leaders from our chamber membership who are looking to promote social value and social enterprises within Staffordshire. Methods to help grow social value within our community and local & national constraints are addressed and discussed.

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Rural Business Forum

Tue 13th October @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human rural enterprises, rural economics, agricultural industries and rural retailers.

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BCC Introduction to Importing

Tue 13th October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to increase your competitive edge? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Introduction to Importing course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an importer it is vital to understand the complex challenges of trading internationally. Importing is a process and needs planning with clear and focused objectives. This full day course will give practical tips and advice to enable your business to look at importing and consider…

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Energy, Environment & Sustainability Forum

Fri 16th October @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on Energy and utility sectors, providers and distribution networks. This forum also discusses the role of sustainability within businesses.

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Manufacturers Seminar

Tue 20th October @ 8:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Manufacturers Forum will be hosting a number of events throughout 2020. These events are only open to Chamber Members who operate in the manufacturing and engineering sector. These events will be a mixture of the following:- Steering Groups Informative Seminars Site Visits to Local Manufacturers Our Annual Staffordshire Manufacturers Conference Check back here soon for a more in depth about this session or contact tom.nadin@Staffordshirechambers.co.uk

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Digital Forum

Fri 23rd October @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. The Digital Forum is here to drive the growing digital sector in Staffordshire, enabling businesses to freely exchange information, share best practice and discuss digital innovation, information communication technology and artificial intelligence (AI).

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Marketing Panel Event

Tue 27th October
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Planning & Infrastructure Forum

Thu 29th October @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.

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November 2020

BCC Incoterms 2020

Tue 3rd November @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Ex Works, CFR, DDP… Do you know what an Incoterm is…and why it is important? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Incoterms 2020 course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Since the last revision in 2010, there have been fundamental changes in global import/export practice and procedures. The new Incoterm rules, effective from 1 January 2020 have been developed to take account of these changes. All parties involved in exporting…

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Meet the Guru

Wed 4th November
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Transport Forum

Tue 10th November @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on transport, infrastructure, automation and modernisation in transport, and road, sea, rail and aviation policy. Recent topics covered include: M6 Smart Motorway project, HS2, automated vehicles, and electric vehicle charging points across Staffordshire. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters…

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BCC Export Documentation

Tue 10th November @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Have you experienced delays & incurred costs due to incorrect export documentation? Do you want to save time and reduce export risk…? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Export Documentation course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade. Export Documentation problems often lead to delays in getting goods to customers, increased costs and charges, not to mention a breakdown of goodwill between seller and buyer. Staffordshire Chambers will take you through…

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Business, Tax & Finance Forum

Fri 13th November @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum brings together businesses from the finance and professional services and is tasked with exchanging information on taxation, corporate law and governance, finance, insurance and professional services sector issues. Recent topics for discussion included; making tax digital, GDPR, corporate governance and the Chancellor’s Budget.

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Planning Forum

Mon 16th November @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.

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BCC Customs Procedures

Tue 17th November @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Are you HMRC compliant? Are you aware of the customs procedures that may impact your business? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Customs Procedures course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade Are you an international trading business? Do you know if you are customs compliant? All too often companies are unaware of the array of customs notices and procedures that apply to their business transactions. Unless staff receive adequate training,…

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BCC Rules of Origin

Tue 17th November @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

Do you understand Free Trade Agreements and how they impact your import and export business? Are you aware of the preference and non-preference Rules of Origin and how they apply? Do you know how to classify your goods for import and export customs purposes? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Rules of Origin course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an international trader it’s your responsibility to ensure that…

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Employment, Skills & HR Forum

Fri 20th November @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 20 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human resources, skills, education and training. Recent topics covered include: the living wage, apprenticeship levy, and gender pay gap reporting. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in employment law.

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BCC Letters of Credit

Tue 24th November @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195.00 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to reduce export risk, bank charges and improve efficiency? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Letters of Credit course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade It is estimated that over 75% of documents presented to a bank under a Letter of Credit are rejected on first presentation. This course will help you reduce this risk and will help exporters to arrange workable letters of credit from overseas…

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AGM

Wed 25th November
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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December 2020

Festive Social

Tue 1st December
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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BCC Introduction to Importing

Tue 1st December @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 12 tickets left

Do you want to increase your competitive edge? Join us for the British Chambers of Commerce Introduction to Importing course which contributes towards the British Chambers of Commerce accredited foundation award in International Trade As an importer it is vital to understand the complex challenges of trading internationally. Importing is a process and needs planning with clear and focused objectives. This full day course will give practical tips and advice to enable your business to look at importing and consider…

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E Cert and Completing Export Documentation

Tue 8th December @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 12 tickets left

E-Z cert is a fast, cost-effective service that allows companies to prepare and certify export documents online. More than 6000 UK exporters use e-z cert to certify their export documentation. It is widely regarded as being the smart way to streamline overseas operations, saving precious time and money. Inaccuracies and mistakes can be quickly rectified without the need to return documents. The online system saves hours and days for time-pressed export companies and freight agents and more importantly registration is…

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