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Virtual trade mission to Denmark

Virtual trade mission to Denmark

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Delivered Online Midlothian

21st September, 2021 09:00-15:00 Event 100.00
This trade mission will open new business opportunities to your organisation in Denmark. Denmark is ranked as the top country in the EU for ease of doing business with, and the 4th highest in the world.

The value of exports from the UK to Denmark was £6.8 billion in 2019, an increase of 2.5 (£163 million) from the previous year. Denmark is the UK’s 23rd largest export market, and esporting to Denmark has the potential to act as a gateway to northern European markets, such as the growing economies in the Baltic states and Poland.

The mission will be delivered online over 4 days from Tuesday 21st to Friday 24th September 2021.

The country offers many opportunities in the following sectors:
  • Chemical sciences
  • Engineering and manufacturing
  • Healthcare and pharmaceuticals
  • Technology
  • Food & drink
  • Physical and cyber security
English is widely spoken in Denmark, and the time zone is only one hour ahead of Scotland’s, allowing for ease and swiftness of business. A supportive political and economic framework for business development is offered there, which is beneficial for SMEs.

The top three trade mission goals are:
  1. To gain insight on potential buyers for your products/services in Denmark.
  2. To explore partnership opportunities with Danish businesses.
  3. To gain insight into Danish markets, such as
The programme includes:
  • A market briefing session with key partners in market including a session on the key opportunities in market, support organisation such as SDI, a legal and financial session, and a Brexit update
  • Two one-to-one meetings with leads in Denmark arranged by our consultant UMi (weareumi.co.uk) (UMi will work with you on a targeted list of companies in market based on your requirements)
  • Opportunities to connect with Danish businesses and reach new sellers/buyers.
  • Connections with SDI specialists in-market
  • A virtual meeting to find out about your fellow delegates and their businesses
Benefits of applying for virtual trade mission with Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce:
  • A minimal investment on time and travel cost. Edinburgh Chamber funds all other fees. 
  • Easy to integrate into daily working week and access the mission virtual from your home office.
  • Effective use of time with travel restrictions in 2021.
  • Gain knowledge of the Danish market and get your business prepared for the next step in-market.

If you would like to apply, please email lola.nicolas@edinburghchamber.co.uk before the 25th June 2021 and the application form and draft programme will be shared with you. Applications received after the deadline will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints allow.


 

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