Meet the Expert 2019 - May

Date: 17/05/2019
Time: 08:30 - 16:00
Borough: Manchester
Contact Name: Pauline Puig
Contact Email:
Contact Telephone: 0161 393 4350

Meet face-to-face with market specialists who can help you understand your international trade potential.

We are pleased to confirm our next Meet the Expert event on 17th May 2019, kindly sponsored by the Translation People and Oman Air.

If you are looking to develop your export/import or simply want to invest overseas, our Meet the Expert event aims to give you the support you need to help you grow your business internationally. Whether you are an experienced company looking into new markets or are just starting your global journey, our wide range of experts will be on hand to provide you with a wealth of expertise in different areas of international trade.

Why should you participate?

- Save time and money by meeting with a wide range of experts in one day

- Get valuable information and practical advice about doing business overseas

- Find out about business opportunities in a wide range of markets

- Get a better understanding of the business support available

Who are the experts?

Our 25+ experts are either market representatives or technical specialists. See below the list of confirmed experts:

- Markets: Germany, Austria, China, Asia Pacific, Central America, Caribbean, Saudi Arabia, France, Mexico, Turkey, Japan, USA, UAE, Peru, Chile, Philippines, Eurasian Economic Union (includes Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan).

- Technical: Export Documentation and International Trade, Foreign Exchange, Risks, Legal, Cargo Insurance, Customs, Logistics, E-Commerce, International Exhibition, Healthcare, Health Certification, International Communication and Translations. 

Who should attend this event?

This event is open to companies who are new to export/import, experienced exported/importers, considering investing overseas or looking for international partners.

If you are a service provider looking to become an expert, please contact the team at

What is the cost?

Member: £25+VAT (Early-Bird*: £20+VAT)

Non-Member: £35+VAT (Early-Bird*: £30+VAT)

*Please note that the early bird rate is only valid until 30th March 2019.

Cancellation Terms

In case you are no longer able to attend this event, please note you must cancel your place at least 5 working days before the event. The cancellation must be in writing and sent to indicating the event you are cancelling for and delegate(s) details. Failure to do so will incur an cancellation fee as follows: Any cancellation after that is not refundable.

About our sponsors…

Headline Sponsor

The Translation People provides services to enable businesses to engage with global audiences and take full advantage of international opportunities. It is the trusted translation partner to companies involved in a wide range of sectors, including healthcare, engineering, manufacturing, insurance and finance.

The company’s global network of nearly 4,500 professional translators work on projects such as websites, marketing material, corporate communications, software, technical manuals, contracts and videos. Its client base spans more than 60 countries and ranges from small and medium-sized businesses and government departments to multi-national corporations.

The Translation People offers more than 300 language combinations and uses specialist technology to increase productivity and streamline processes.

The company employs 42 staff across its headquarters in Greater Manchester and offices in London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Paris, Bonn and Boston, USA. For further information, visit

Event Sponsor

Oman Air is the flagship carrier of the Sultanate of Oman and an Official 4 Star Airline (Skytrax 2011). Founded in 1993, the airline has since witnessed massive growth and has played a major role in making Muscat an important traffic hub in the Middle East, supporting the commercial, industrial and tourism sectors.

The airline currently operates direct international flights from Muscat to Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Madina, and Kuwait, in the Gulf region, as well as Cairo, Amman, Tehran, Mashhad, Najaf, Zanzibar and Dar Es Salaam within the wider Middle East/Africa region.

In addition, Oman Air flies to eleven destinations in India (Goa, Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Delhi, Lucknow, Bangalore, Kozhikode and Jaipur); Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan; Kathmandu in Nepal; and Colombo in Sri Lanka. The airline also flies to Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Jakarta in the Far East, Guangzhou in China and Nairobi in Kenya. Its European destinations are London, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Frankfurt, Paris and Zurich.


Registration is subject to availability and registration details will be shared with event's partners.

Please note: There may be photographs taken at our events that will be used for marketing purposes and on our social media channels. If you do not wish to appear in any of our marketing materials or on our social media channels, please inform a member of the Chamber team at the start of the event.

Registration deadline: 14/05/2019

NON MEMBERS £35.00 Excluding VAT
MEMBERS £25.00 Excluding VAT