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International Events

Bringing to you relevant international events from webinars, conferences, market events, trade missions and training courses to help you understand global opportunities and up-skill your workforce.    We are running a hybrid calendar of events, so check below what we have coming up. 

You can also check on-demand some of our market webinars here

  • Accredited Training:  Rules of Origin - Preferential & Non-Preferential
    07 Feb, 13:30 GMT – 08 Feb, 16:30 GMT
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    This half day course takes a detailed look at rules of origin. It is easy to get confused about rules of origin and this session aims to provide clarity and provide delegates with the distinction between Preference and Non-Preferential trade.
  • Accredited Training:  Documentary Letters of Credit
    08 Feb, 09:30 – 12:30 GMT
    Online Training
    This course covers the eight main types of Letters of Credit used in international trade from advance payment, including Sight Documentary Collection, Documentary Letters of Credit. It includes the use of Bills of Exchange with and without documents.
  • Accredited Training:  Understanding Incoterms
    16 Feb, 09:30 – 12:30 GMT
    Online Training
    This course will provide an overview of INCOTERMS and why these are important to businesses.
  • UK Certificates of Origin & UK EUR1 Movement Certificate Step by Step Workshop
    16 Feb, 14:00 – 16:00
    Online training
    UK Certificates of Origin are issued by Chambers of Commerce and used as documentary evidence to show where goods being exported from the UK were originally manufactured. This workshop helps you understand how to complete an UK CoO and EUR1.
  • Customs Warehousing - How to pay less customs duty Workshop
    20 Feb, 14:00 – 16:00 GMT
    Online Training
    Customs Special Procedures and the Rules of Origin under the UK/EU Free Trade Agreement provide your business a great opportunity to avoid the cost of additional import duties by allowing you to store, temporarily use, process, repair your goods & suspend or get partial/full relief from import duty.
  • Customs Declaration Service (CDS) Workshop
    22 Feb, 09:30 – 12:30
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    HMRC will be replacing the current Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system with the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) to support the submission of export and import customs clearances.Since September 2022, import clearances have been summited via CDS and as of 30th Nov 202
  • UK-Turkey FTA:  Business Opportunities for British Companies
    28 Feb, 10:00 GMT – 01 Mar, 11:10 GMT
    Online Event
    Join this free webinar and learn about the opportunities for growing your exports, diversify your supply chain or expand your presence in Turkey
  • International eCommerce Opportunities for British companies
    07 Mar, 10:00 – 13:00
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    The event will explore the challenges presented by the current economic conditions and the opportunities to help overcome these.
  • Accredited Training:  Export Customs Procedures & Documentation
    08 Mar, 09:30 – 12:30 GMT
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    Exporters completing the right forms at the right time can benefit from smoother customs clearance and achieve an increase in profits. This course is suitable for people new to international business and experienced companies who may want to refresh their knowledge.
  • The New UK Immigration System for Employers post-Brexit Workshop
    16 Mar, 09:30 – 12:30 GMT
    Online Training
  • Accredited Training:  Import Procedures
    21 Mar, 09:30 – 12:30
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    The course will cover a combination of documents and procedures and explain the content and the benefits of being aware of this information.
  • ATA Carnet Step by Step Workshop
    Wed, 22 Mar
    Online Training
    22 Mar, 10:00 – 12:00 GMT
    Online Training
    An ATA Carnet is an international customs documents which allows the temporary importation of goods without having to pay duty and/or VAT and complete customs clearance. They can be used for one of three reasons and to a country part of the ATA scheme including the European Union.
  •  GMCC International Trade Forum:  International Trade for Beginners
    28 Mar, 21:30 BST – 29 Mar, 11:20 BST
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    Could 2023 be the year your business goes global? In this edition of our International Trade Forum, our award winning team will cover the basics of growing globally.
  • UK Certificates of Origin & UK EUR1 Movement Certificate Step by Step Workshop (1)
    30 Mar, 10:00 – 12:00 BST
    Online training
    UK Certificates of Origin are issued by Chambers of Commerce and used as documentary evidence to show where goods being exported from the UK were originally manufactured. This workshop helps you understand how to complete an UK CoO and EUR1.
  • 2023 GMCC Meet the Market Expert - Virtual Business Clinic (Throughout the year)
    Ongoing Virtual Clinics throughout 2023
    Via Zoom or MS Teams
    Ongoing Virtual Clinics throughout 2023
    Via Zoom or MS Teams
  • GMCC International Trade Events & Training
    Ongoing Events throughout 2023
    Zoom or Face to Face
    Ongoing Events throughout 2023
    Zoom or Face to Face
    Check all upcoming events from the Chamber and partners - from free bitesize sessions, training courses to market events, trade missions, Meet the Buyer events, business clinics and much more...
  • 2023 GMCC Free Bitesize Virtual Sessions
    Ongoing Events throughout 2023
    Online Event- Zoom
    Ongoing Events throughout 2023
    Online Event- Zoom
    Free taster sessions covering all areas of exporting, importing, customs and more. Open to Members and Non-Members. Check what we have coming up...
  • DIT's Export Academy Sessions (Ongoing throughout 2023)
    Time is TBD
    online & face to face
    Free masterclasses for UK exporters - whether new to export, occasional or experienced.
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