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The Ashford Rotary Ramble is an annual event that allows people to raise money for the charity of their choice You can do this by raising sponsorship for taking part in the 5 or 10 mile route around the lovely Kent countryside near Wye Effectively we do all the organising for you to raise the…

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Calling all Members Email Addresses

Posted on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A gentle reminder to all members  On Friday 5th June, Jo James, Chief Executive, sent an email to all Chamber members to “opt in” or “opt out” of having your email address on the membership list. We are still awaiting a lot of replies. If you would like to have your email address reinstated on…

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Overseas Trade Visits Supported by Liverpool Chamber

Posted on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Throughout August to December we’re running a series of Trade Missions and events to help you to export to certain countries and to acquire the right contacts in the market. In addition to the trade missions we will be holding different types of workshops and video conferences. The first one is with Panama (British Embassy,…

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The Chamber is looking forward to taking a number of businesses to the city of Cluj-Napoca (Romania’s second largest city) at the end of September. The schedule will  have a full, planned itinerary of visits and 1-to-1 meetings with businesses and the prospect of discussing trade/export/investment opportunities. We plan to fly direct from Luton airport…

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The Sound of Mariachi comes to Kent

Posted on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Kent Invicta was delighted to recently host to their counterparts from the British Chamber in Mexico. Rosanne Woodman stopped off at Ashford during a whistle-stop tour of the Southeast and enthused and educated the audience on the business opportunities for Kent. We hope to be building on this relationship over the next 12 months so…

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Need Someone to Talk to About Import or Export?

Posted on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The Chamber has a local international trade adviser who can help guide you through the early stages of international trade. We work closely with our UKTI colleagues and connect to our global chambers network. Book a chat now http://kentinvictachamber.co.uk/events/event-types/international/ Graham Card, International Trade Adviser Graham is a graduate of the Institute of Export, holds the…

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Navigating Business Etiquette in the Middle East

Posted on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

One of the largest perceived barriers to trading with the Middle East is uncertainty around how to navigate the local business scape and bridge cultural divides. To help companies interested in doing business with the Middle East gain a general understanding of what to bear in mind, we have compiled tips for doing business with…

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How to Crack the Indian Consumer Market

Posted on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The UK India Business Council is hosting an exclusive seminar featuring Mark Ashman, former CEO, HyperCITY – one of India’s leading retail chains which offers a wide range of innovative products from both local and international markets. Mark was previously CEO of Marks and Spencer Reliance India Pvt Ltd and played a fundamental role in…

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Britain’s Economy ‘Hits The Sweet Spot’

Posted on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

An independent, non-governmental economic forecasting group has calculated that Britain’s economy will grow faster this year than that of any other G7 economy. The EY (Ernst & Young) ITEM Club predicts that thanks to strong capital investment by businesses, UK GPD growth will reach 3.1 per cent this year – a significant accomplishment compared to…

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1.00 pm 2nd August 2014 – Bandstand Dartford Central Park Four generations – letters, verses, texts; Modern teenagers find love letters from 1914 and open up a world so different from their own. From Old Time Music Hall  to Trench Warfare;   the dance of Municians workers, Florence Nightingale and her nurses – and a sing-a-long…

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