International Business Festival 2018

LIVERPOOL 12-28 JUNE

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  • EXPORT EXPERTISE: OVERSEAS AGENTS AND DISTRIBUTORS

    18 April 2018 From the Business Tribune
    You’ve done your research and picked your export market. But could a partner help you gain a foothold? The Institute of Export & International Trade sets out some options. Establishing an internationa ...
  • Our Festival is all about helping businesses to grow. With the support of our expert partners, we're bringing you a series of easy-to-digest mini guides. They're packed with practical advice on Access ...
  • Our Festival is all about helping businesses to grow. With the support of our expert partners, we're bringing you a series of easy-to-digest mini guides. They're packed with practical advice on Access ...
  • RAISING A GLASS TO NEW EXPORTERS

    24 April 2018 Andy McFarlane, The Business Tribune
    THE value and volume of British exports has been rising fairly steadily for a couple of years, with sales boosted by Sterling’s post-Brexit slump and an improved global economic outlook. Existing expo ...
  • ENERGY INNOVATION: AFRICA'S RENEWABLES OPPORTUNITIES

    25 April 2018 Contributed by DWF Law
    Exciting innovations are transforming the global energy sector. But will Africa bypass traditional energy infrastructure and head straight for off-grid renewables? Many commentators have described mod ...
  • The Northwest’s two Metro Mayors Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham are imploring companies to take advantage of the 2018 International Business Festival and "access a world of business opportunity, righ ...
  • THE POWER OF NETWORKING

    02 May 2018 Andy McFarlane, The Business Tribune
    There is little doubting the power of networking. We caught up with one tech entrepreneur whose connections have taken his smart city business around the world. From learning to program in his teens, ...
  • FESTIVAL VOICE: LOOK TO THE FUTURE... BE INSPIRED

    09 May 2018 Stephanie Power, for The Business Tribune
    The Futures Stage is our version of Glastonbury's Pyramid - the place to find the biggest names, the most exciting ideas and those showstopping Festival moments. So what can delegates expect from it? ...
  • SUSTAINABLE ENERGY: POSITIVE CURRENTS?

    10 May 2018 Mark Shayler, for The Business Tribune
    Britain may have celebrated its first day of coal-free power generation but our energy habits remain unsustainable. So, how can the UK lead the change? Observing the world of sustainable energy these ...
  • Productivity - a measure of output per unit of input - is something that politicians and economists tend to get worked up about. But as Cumbria Crystal MD Chris Blade writes, focusing on productivity ...
  • FUTURE TRANSPORT: HYPERLOOP OR HIGH-SPEED RAIL?

    14 May 2018 Andy McFarlane, The Business Tribune
    Grand transport schemes have historically been a favourite of ministers keen to capture both headlines and the commuting public’s imagination. But should we be thinking differently? In recent years, H ...
  • Evidence is growing that encouraging ethnic and cultural diversity in the workplace can yield financial results. But are enough businesses taking it seriously? At the turn of the year, a McKinsey repo ...
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