Exporting is GREAT

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 World-class business growth 

Exporting is GREAT works with UK bases businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports.  We encourage and support overseas companies to look at the UK as the best place to set up or expand their business. Export services range from free online information and overseas event support to International Trade Advisers and bespoke exporting strategies. Each can be tailored to your specific needs and is designed to help you grow internationally and trade confidently in a competitive global marketplace.  

Below is an overview of the programmes and services: 

Business Opportunities

A free, tailored service providing you with new international business sales leads
(Members of SMI can view tailored business opportunities in Member Zone) 

e-Exporting Programme

Helps UK companies and brands sell products overseas through online channels

Events and Missions 

Gain the knowledge, networks and customers to expand your business internationally at events that suit you – both in the UK and overseas

Export Communications Review

First-class advice on language and cultural issues to improve your business communications in international markets

Export Marketing Research Scheme

Market research support to improve the effectiveness of your export initiatives

High Value Opportunities

Introductions to international procurement processes for large-scale commercial projects

International Trade Advisers 

Impartial advice and guidance from business export experts

Passport to Export

Prepare your business for success in international markets – for new or relatively inexperienced export businesses

Market Visit Support

International visits for you to meet and develop new customer and partner contacts overseas

Mid Size Business Programmes

Tailored support and advice for mid-sized businesses looking to expand overseas

Open to Export

Expert online information and advice for businesses new to exporting

Overseas Market Introduction Services

Connect with DIT staff in British Embassies, Consulates and High Commissions to improve your international trade operations

Tradeshow Access Programme 

Exhibition support to raise awareness of your business overseas 
View a case study on how Elmeridge Cables used TAP support to secure new business in China

UK Export Finance

The UK Government agency providing assistance to exporters of all sizes 


Online presentations delivered by industry experts from across the globe sharing specialist insights on exporting 

W: www.exportingisgreat.gov.uk