Go for growth: Exploring business opportunities abroad

Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN
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Whatever your goals are, taking your business from local to global can bring about major growth.

This session, delivered in association with the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce, will highlight the free support provided by the (EEN) and their partner organisations for SMEs wanting to expand overseas.

The EEN has access to over 60 countries with 6000 local advisors to business owners source the appropriate contacts to enter new markets, such as manufacturers, suppliers, agents, distributors, and logistics.

Join us for breakfast, where you will meet experienced EEN business advisors, network with local businesses and hear from businesses that have already explored business opportunities abroad.

In this session you will:

  • learn how to find opportunities abroad
  • find out how to source the right partners for your business
  • gain free business advice and guidance
  • meet like-minded entrepreneurs.

Book your place early to be entered into a prize draw to win a complimentary overnight stay at the Elm Grove Conference Centre.


Tiina Evans

Tiina Evans has over fifteen years’ experience of delivering pan-London projects on behalf of Local authorities and the European commission, supporting businesses to grow and reach new markets. She is a business advisor for Enterprise Europe Network and in addition to advising clients on prospects for internationalisation and growth, she helps them to gain access to Innovate UK and EU grant funding for research, development and innovation.

Tiina uses her Computer degree and industry experience in web design and digital marketing to help companies improve their digital marketing strategy, via 1-to-1 support and workshops. As a web consultant, she has supported both start-up and established businesses with their web strategy, online marketing, search engine optimisation, web design and build.

Vivienne Scantelebury

Vivienne Scantelebury has worked in the business and finance sector for a number of years. She is currently a senior business adviser at the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and helps business owners to identify funding and finance opportunities, and to develop partnerships with businesses  overseas.  In addition to supporting SMEs to innovate and grow internationally,  she also provides practical business advice and delivers sector workshops and brokerage events. Prior to her current role, she supported business owners seeking finance through the Start-up Loans programme and is a former retail bank manager.