Learn how to engage with the biggest ecommerce marketplace. This half day workshop will focus on the steps your business needs to take to sell products direct to Chinese consumers.
Who should attend: This workshop has been put together to show companies how they can engage with cross-border ecommerce to get their consumer goods directly from the UK into the hands of Chinese customers. The session will include valuable information about the biggest ecommerce market in the world and key sites and online platforms available and how social and digital media play an important part in ecommerce.
The workshop will cover: The steps a business will need to undertake to sell products direct to Chinese consumers. A series of presentations will be delivered by the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), Avenue51, ReGroup Media, East Midlands Chamber, Digital Growth Programme and Department Of International Trade (DIT).
This workshop will explore how companies can engage with cross-border e-commerce to get their consumer goods directly from the UK into the hands of Chinese customers. It will include an introduction to the biggest e-commerce market in the world and explain how the key platforms work and also how digital marketing can drive sales.
Workshop Outcome: This workshop will explain in detail the steps a business needs to take to sell products direct to Chinese consumers. Participants will leave with a good understanding of what is required to take their interest forward in this marketplace.
Opening RemarksLaura Howard, Head of International Trade, East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire)
Selling on a BudgetDavid Gregory, China Business Adviser, China-Britain Business Council
Overview of the China ecommerce Economy Purchasing behaviourJack Porteous, Assistant Director of Retail and the Creative Industries for CBBC
Selling to China via an ecommerce PlatformByron Constable, CMO, Avenue51
Social and Digital MediaScott Muir, MD, ReGroup Media
Financial Support & Knowledge available from the Digital Growth ProgrammeJon Egley, Digital Growth Programme Manager
Developing Business Overseas SupportClare Booth, Department for International Trade
Closing RemarksLaura Howard, Head of International Trade, East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire)
Buffet lunch & Networking
Event Eligibility: In order to attend this fully funded event your organisation must have registered and have been verified as eligible to receive support through the Digital Growth Programme. The process of registration is quick and easy and you only need to go through this process once. If you have not registered yet, you can do so via the following link; http://www.ebusinessclub.biz/register.
Please Note: Delegates from organisations registered to the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme are only able to book a place on events located within Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
We can only accommodate two delegates per organisation on this workshop.