Exports and international markets

Export training programmes and events

Export training programmes and events

We provide a range of resources and events focusing on different parts of the exporting journey. Whether you’re completely new to exporting, have plans in their early stages or have been exporting for some time, we’re here to help you put everything in place.

Preparing to Export programme

If you’re new to exporting, or have received international orders for the first time, understanding the practicalities of exporting is essential to your success. Our Preparing to Export programme can help you fully prepare your business for exporting and overseas investment. 

Export Champions programme

Our business mentoring scheme connects businesses looking for long-term support with exporting challenges with those best-placed to provide it. We match new and early-stage exporters with experienced Scottish businesses, based on their company backgrounds, target markets and exporting capabilities. 

International Ecommerce programme

Looking for help to start selling online to international markets? Our International Ecommerce programme provides expert advice and support in a series of online webinars, masterclasses and events. The programme will also help you create an action plan to implement your online strategy.

Overseas trade missions and exhibitions

Joining a trade mission or exhibition can connect you to potential buyers and markets in other countries. Our international network means you’ll have expert support at all times while exploring opportunities to grow your exporting potential around the world. 

GlobalScot

Our international community of Scottish business leaders provides support on particular issues and help you connect with businesses and markets around the world. 

Business webinars

Browse our full list of free business webinars on key topics and opportunities to grow your business.

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"The Preparing to Export programme has given us the processes, conviction and confidence to take export forward in a planned way and to question the board in relation to the approach to export. The support is invaluable and will help our business export more effectively and increase profitability."

Jeff Dibdin, Export Technical Sales Manager, A Proctor Group 

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