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Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Mexico?

This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Mexico, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Hear from market experts as they share insights, tips and strategies to expand your products or services in Mexico with success.

International demand for UK goods and services is growing rapidly, offering a wealth of opportunities for SMEs looking to expand overseas. Mexico is a trillion-dollar economy, enjoying stable economic conditions offering a strong economic foundation and multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence. The total trade in goods and services between the UK and Mexico was £5.1 billion in the four quarters to the end of Q1 2020 (ONS, 2020), demonstrating Mexico is a major trade destination for UK SMEs. 

What will you learn?

SBID Accredited CPD Event

CPD Points: 2 POINTS

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Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Chile?

This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Chile, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Hear from market experts as they share insights, tips and strategies to expand your products or services in Chile with success.

The UK and Chile have enjoyed a long and vibrant trading relationship based on shared values for international open market co-operation and a strong drive for innovative solutions. Chile is the UK’s third-biggest trading partner in Latin America with total trade in goods and services between Chile and the UK worth £2.2 billion for the year ending June 2019, a 10.7% increase on the same period in 2018. This close and constructive trade and investment relationship offers multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence.

What will you learn?

SBID Accredited CPD Event

CPD Points: 2 POINTS

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Professional Indemnity Insurance for Interior Designers

The SBID recommended insurance partners Marsh Commercial will present a short CPD webinar to help interior designers understand the fundamentals of Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) and why it’s important, with the opportunity for a live Q&A with the insurance experts.

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Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Malaysia?

This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Malaysia, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Hear from market experts as they share insights, tips and strategies to expand your products or services in Malaysia with success.

Malaysia is a vibrant export destination full of exciting growth opportunities for ambitious UK SMEs. The young and growing population of over 30 million consumers, coupled with the increasingly affluent middle class willing to pay for quality is providing a growing demand for a wide range of UK products and services.

What will you learn?

SBID Accredited CPD Event

CPD Points: 2 POINTS

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Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Singapore?

This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Singapore, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Hear from market experts as they share insights, tips and strategies to expand your products or services in Singapore with success.

Singapore is a wealthy city-state and is the leading financial, shipping and trade hub for the Asia Pacific region. For UK SMEs, Singapore is one of the easiest places in the world to start, run and do business (World Bank, 2019) as both economies have similar business & legal practices and share similar technical standards. In March 2019, the UK exported £8.8bn of goods and services to Singapore (ONS, 2019) providing a strong economic foundation and multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence. 

What will you learn?

SBID Accredited CPD Event

CPD Points: 2 POINTS

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How can the interior design industry address climate change?

Dr Vanessa Brady leads a live panel discussion with Karl Lennon – Leader for Projects, Grohe; Pia Pelkonen – Creative Director, Pia Design; Cecilia Halling – Creative Director, Elicyon to address key considerations for effectively designing interiors with sustainability and climate change in mind.

The built environment accounts for 40 per cent of the UK’s carbon emissions in 2019, according to the UK Green Building Council. Awareness over the environmental impacts of the construction, architecture and interior design industries is growing, as concerns over climate change and the sustainability of our cities, societies and lifestyles continue to rise. As a result, more clients and interior designers are seeking to incorporate sustainable principles into the design of their interiors.

The upcoming panel discussion hosted by SBID’s founder & CEO, Vanessa Brady explores the role interior designers and product manufacturers play in improving the impact of the industry and driving sustainable developments. From material selections and FF&E specification, to carbon neutral manufacturing, minimising waste and optimising energy efficiency.

Speakers include:

Event details:

Topic: Designing for Sustainable Interiors: Addressing Climate Change

Date: Tuesday 9 November

Time: 12.00pm (BST)

Duration: 1 hour

Key discussion points:

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Cover image credits: Interior design by LIA Design

Discover how to access co-investment funding from the Department for International Trade for SMEs who want to grow into new overseas markets

The Department for International Trade and European Regional Development Fund have launched a new Internationalisation Fund for eligible SMEs based in England. The Fund provides match-funded grants between £1,000 and £9,000 to use for future business activities (subject to eligibility and availability) aimed at helping SMEs grow in new international markets.

SMEs based in England now have the opportunity to apply for the next round of funds which can be used to support eligible expenditure areas.

Why should you attend this virtual event?

At this free virtual event, our expert speakers will provide you with:

SBID Accredited CPD Event

CPD Points: 2 POINTS

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Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Peru?

This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Peru, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Hear from market experts as they share insights, tips and strategies to expand your products or services in Peru with success.

The UK and Peru have a broad trading relationship as UK products and services are recognised for quality and innovation across multiple sectors, including health and life sciences, mining, sustainable infrastructure and security. Peru has been the fastest growing economy in Latin America, with UK and Peru bilateral trade comprising of £646 million in the 4 quarters to the end of Q3 in 2020 (ONS, 2020). This close and constructive trade and investment relationship offers multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence.

What will you learn?

SBID Accredited CPD Event

CPD Points: 2 POINTS

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How has the pandemic impacted the interior design industry: where we were, where we are and where we will be

With previous episodes addressing workplaces and the hospitality industry, the upcoming panel discussion with Zaha Hadid Architects will explore the evolution of retail design. Hosted by SBID’s founder & CEO, Vanessa Brady, the series examines new definitions of interior space and the consequential impact on the people who commission, design and use them.

One of the fall-outs of the pandemic is undoubtedly the retail sector. The lack of access to physical spaces forced the retail industry to find new and inventive ways to communicate and distribute their goods and services in the digital landscape. Guest speakers will discuss how evolving consumer attitudes and behaviours impact the design, use and significance of retail environments.

Speakers include:

Event Details:

Topic: Interior Architecture Reconsidered (5-4-3): The future of retail

Date: Thursday 14th October

Time: 12.00pm (BST)

Duration: 1 hour

Key discussion points:

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Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Canada?

This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Canada, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. 

International demand for UK goods and services is growing rapidly, offering a wealth of opportunities for SMEs looking to expand overseas. With a population of 37 million and the second-largest country in the world by area, Canada continues a strong trade relationship with the UK totalling £10.7 billion (ONS, 2019) in the year up to March 2019. These well-established trade links offer a secure economic foundation and multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to build an international presence.

What will you learn?

SBID Accredited CPD Event

CPD Points: 2 POINTS

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