KIB Newsletter February 2024

Posted on: 15th February 2024

February 2024 Kent International Business Newsletter


Just a quick update on some of the latest upcoming free Department for Business and Trade (DBT) webinars not to be missed for Kent businesses.

Department for Business and Trade – Export Academy Webinars and Online Masterclasses for February 2024.

Please click here to register for any of the events below.

  • Sell your food to the EU: exemptions from import duties and VAT, 16 Feb
  • Considering customs procedures (part 2), 16 Feb
  • The roles of a freight forwarder, 19 Feb
  • A guide to getting paid when selling overseas, 19 Feb
  • Selling online 2: What you need to know about international tax and financial compliance, 20 Feb
  • An essential overview to intellectual property protection in China, 21 Feb
  • Spot the difference! Business and culture in Western Africa, 21 Feb
  • UK Export Finance: how government support could help grow your exports, 21 Feb
  • Discover the big opportunities for Food and Drink producers in China, 22 Feb
  • Service companies: How to develop a successful international business, 22 Feb
  • What are Intercoms and how should they be used? 22 Feb
  • Unlocking success in India: How the UK India Business Council can support your e-commerce launch, 23 Feb
  • Understanding export controls, 23 Feb
  • Explore the opportunities for selling your consumer products to China, 26 Feb
  • Top tips for understanding VAT in Europe, 26 Feb
  • How to sell your services overseas (part 1 of 2), 26 Feb
  • Sell your food to the EU: demystifying sanitary and phytosanitary requirements, 26 Feb
  • Maximising cross-border performance with AI on Meta, 27 Feb
  • Selling online 3: How to get your worldwide export logistics working better, 27 Feb
  • Explore the stress-free ways of sending your parcels to Ireland, 28 Feb
  • Get your business ready for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 28 Feb
  • Cheers to exporting: In conversation with Brighton Gin founder! 28 Feb
  • German Packing Act – Understanding Your Requirements and To Do’s, 29 Feb
  • How to sell your services overseas (part 2 of 2), 29 Feb


Using Digital To Export (DBT)

Supercharge your International Online Presence

Explore an online suite of webinars aimed at supporting and assisting your organisation in building a stronger and more connected global digital presence. This webinar series started on the 6th February and will run until the 26th March 2024.

Upcoming webinars:

  • Shopify or WordPress – Which is better when selling globally? 20th Feb 2024 10:00-11:00
  • LinkedIn: The Ultimate Lead Generator 27th Feb 2024 10:00-11:00
  • GA4 – Audience behavior – what can businesses learn form the data 5th March 2024 10:00-11:00
  • Are key words still key? How to use search to increase your international web traffic 12th March 2024 10:00-11:00
  • Effective Instagram for International Audiences 19th March 2024 10:00-11:00
  • Selling Services Overseas – Using digital channels to successfully market professional services 26th March 2024 10:00-11:00

These webinars are for: 

Businesses located in Southern England that are currently exporting but looking to further increase their international digital exposure.

To find out more please click here to visit the DBT website.

DBT webinar series poster with advisor Using Digital to Export