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Thinking about overseas markets? Join the Routes to Growth breakfast event

A special interactive breakfast event for small businesses looking to break into new export markets.

Join like minded business people to hear inspirational stories from leaders who have the knowledge and experience of how to move into overseas markets at the Radisson Blu Hotel, near East Midlands Airport on Monday 7 April from 8am.

Gain practical help and advice from four seminars on offer including:

  • How to finance business growth
  • Maximising returns from digital marketing
  • Language and cultural considerations when trading overseas
  • How to get started in exporting

The event will be hosted by Trevor Fletcher, Chair of Nottinghamshire Business Engagement Group and CEO of the Hardstaff Group with Graham Cartledge from Benoy Architects as key note speaker. Benoy is an award-winning firm of architects, masterplanners, interior and graphic designers, with offices in Newark, the Middle East, India, China and Asia.

Register online today

We work with our partners to encourage the growth of the Nottinghamshire economy, and to promote an economy where skills, wage levels and enterprise match or exceed national averages.

We want the local economy to become more competitive and sustainable, to link Nottinghamshire people to local jobs and to develop an enterprising culture.

Services and aims

Primary Authority Partnerships

Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards operates a Primary Authority Partnerships Scheme for businesses that trade across Council boundaries. This means that qualifying businesses can enter into a legally recognised partnership with us, receiving an agreed package of advice and support. This is chargeable on a cost-recovery only basis.

Find out more about the benefits of forming a partnership with us.

Courses to help businesses bid for our contracts

If you are a Nottinghamshire based business, sign up for free courses to learn how to bid for County Council business.

Nottinghamshire Growth Plan

The Nottinghamshire Growth Plan aims to deliver sustained improvements to the County's economy and a new sense of confidence amongst our business community and wider partnerships.

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