Welcome to the International Trade Expo

The International Trade Expo is part of the International Festival of Business 2014, an ambitious programme of business events running throughout June and July in Liverpool.

The International Trade Expo will:

  1. Provide a one-stop advice–shop for UK Businesses who trade internationally.
  2. Showcase UK Cities and Regions looking to attract overseas investment.
  3. Create a forum for international destinations to present direct foreign investment opportunities.
  4. Connect UK businesses, which trade internationally, with experts, opportunities, products and services to assist with their commercial growth.

The Expo will be the place to go to share best practices, meet potential customers and partners, keep up to speed on the latest investment and business opportunities, and identify key growth sectors.

Aimed at businesses of all sizes the it will attract 3,000 business decision makers with an appetite for information, advice and inspiration.

The national challenge is to

“Double our exports to £1 trillion and get 100,000 more companies exporting by 2020”.

Lord Green, Minister for Trade & Investment

International Trade Expo news

House of Fraser Sale Completed

The £480 million sale of UK department store, House of Fraser, has been completed.

International Trade Expo - New Deals Announced in Export Week

Small and mid-sized firms around the UK announced 16 new export deals during Export Week (7-11 April) to countries across the world including Ghana, Colombia and Cambodia.

Export Week: Economy 'Not Yet Secure', says BCC

The UK economy is continuing to show signs of growth but is "not yet secure", according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).


Read the latest articles on International Trade and make sure you are up-to-date on the latest in the industry.

Read more on our International Trade Expo news page.

Latest confirmed speakers at the International Trade Expo

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  • Gary Townley
    Gary Townley

    Business Outreach Manager, Intellectual Property Office

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  • Paul Daine
    Paul Daine

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  • Des Butler
    Des Butler

    Senior Business Analyst, Transglobal Express

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  • David Solomons
    David Solomons

    Founder, Cultural Intelligence

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  • Geoff Runcie
    Geoff Runcie

    Managing Director of Morgan Goodwin Ltd

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  • René Power
    René Power

    Agency principal and business development director at Barrett Dixon Bell

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  • Anthony Jones
    Anthony Jones

    Director of Strategic Account Management, TNT Express UK & IE

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  • Lord Bilimoria, CBE
    Lord Bilimoria, CBE

    Founder of Cobra Beer, Chairman of the Cobra Beer Partnership Limited

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International Trade Expo video

Sometimes it's good to follow the crowd!

Expo tweets

International Trade Expo partners

IOE Logo
Trade and Export Middle East
Brazilian Chamber

Liverpool Chamber of Commerce
Fresh Business Thinking
Digital Marketing Magazine
International Trade

International Trade Expo exhibitors

TTC logo
BDB Logo
Russia Consulting Logo
Pomurje Logo

Yorkshire Bank
Clydesdale Bank
Caxton FX

Premium Collections
Premier FX
UK Health Insurance

Transglobal Express
Edge Export Solutions
Advocacy and Interaction

GTLC Support
Bell Davies

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