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

International Trade Expo - Primark to Open First US Store

Primark has announced plans to open its first store in the US.

International Trade Expo - Chinese Airline in $4.6bn Boeing Order

The Chinese airline, Shandong Airlines has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft worth $4.6bn (£2.7bn).

International Trade Expo - Global Trade to Speed up in 2014 and 2015, says WTO

The growth of international trade will speed up in 2014 and 2015, according to the World Trade Organisation (WTO).


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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  • Peter Rexstrew
    Peter Rexstrew

    CEO, Premier FX

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  • Chris Airey

    Digital CIO, Head of Digital Transformations at Adrmin Re.

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  • Andy Snell
    Andy Snell

    Director of International Trade, Liverpool Chambers of Commerce

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  • Jonathan Pearson
    Jonathan Pearson

    Head of UK product marketing at Exact Cloud Solutions

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  • René Power
    René Power

    Agency principal and business development director at Barrett Dixon Bell

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  • Marie Harvey
    Marie Harvey

    Managing Director, Bibby Factors International Ltd

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  • Des Butler
    Des Butler

    Senior Business Analyst, Transglobal Express

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  • Gary Townley
    Gary Townley

    Business Outreach Manager, Intellectual Property Office

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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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