Driving forward your interest in export? Discover more at the Export 4 Manufacturing Businesses event

Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s (HEY LEP) Made Smarter team and Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce have collaborated to provide a free manufacturing business support event on Tuesday 7 November.

Hull and the East Riding business are invited to the Export 4 Manufacturing Businesses, the latest instalment of Hull & East Yorkshire (HEY) Business Growth Hub’s Made Smarter workshop programme.

Export 4 Manufacturers will be hosted by the partnership supported by Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce and Hull & East Yorkshire (HEY) Business Growth Hub’s Made Smarter Team, as well as with co-sponsors the Department of Business & Trade.   In addition, funding, and support agencies, including HEY Business Growth Hub, representatives from the Growing Places Fund, Export Growth Grant (EGG) and Hull City Council’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), will be on hand to support delegates.

The event seeks to attract the following target audience within the manufacturing sector:

  • Those business owners and/or senior staff who are new or considering the potential of exporting their products to international market.
  • Those business owners and/or senior staff who have started to export but would look to expand / grow this opportunity to a wider international market.

Welcome by Albert Weatherill Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce (Chamber Present)


  • Duncan Slater DBT Advisor (Chair & Provide overview of event and DBT role)
  • Lorraine Holt International Trade Manager Chamber of Commerce (Challenges, Overcoming trade barriers and Routes to successful export)
  • Caroline Renwick:  Export Champion & Export Manager at Teal & Mackrill Ltd (Manufacturing Business Export Success Story)
  • Daniel McPartlin: Export Finance Manager from UKEF (UKEF finance support for manufacturers to export)
  • Vera Grantham: Export Academy Advisor / DBT (Introduction to Exporting for Manufacturing via DBT & Export Academy)

Followed by one-to-one session with possible grant funders and support agencies

  • Department Business & Trade (Advisors)
  • EGG Project / Business Growth Hub / Growing Places
  • Finance Manager from UKEF
  • UK SPF (Hull and East Riding)
  • Made Smarter
  • Chamber of Commerce

The Export 4 Manufacturers event will be held at Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce Offices on Beverley Road in Hull, HU3 1YE.

It will commence from 8:15am to 12:30pm on Tuesday 7 November and will include free refreshments. Less than 10 place left

You can book your place for this free event here.