International Events

Greater Manchester Chamber runs over 60 International Trade events a year bringing together more than 1,000 delegates.

Our events range from small informal round-tables to business clinics, sector specific seminars, masterclasses and webinars.  

We also work with several partners here in the UK and overseas, promoting more than 100 partner events taking place across the globe. Our events can help provide information, advice and support for companies growing their business internationally and members can attend free of charge or at discounted prices.

 GM Chamber Flagship International Events

  • International Bitesize Sessions- Focus on technical side of exporting and importing

  • International Networking Event - Focus on showcasing our services and partners, open to exporters, importers and service providers

  • GMCC Meet the Expert event - A mix of market experts and other areas of exporting/importing - FX, VAT, Logistics, Customs, etc

If you want to check all of our international trade events, please click here

Sponsorship Opportunities

Our events are a great opportunity to target companies in Greater Manchester and raise your profile, if you are interested in sponsoring or hosting an event at the Chamber please email to learn more about how you can work with us.  Current Sponsorship Opportunities available:

  • Market Events -  These events offer insights into Trade and Investment opportunities in these markets

    • Latin America & Caribbean

    • Africa

    • Middle East 

    • Central & Eastern Europe

  • Doing Business in UK - Focus on Greater Manchester Series - Aimed at overseas companies seeking to trade with the UK or set up a presence. 

    • Focus on European Companies

    • Focus on SE Asian companies

    • Focus on North, Central and South America

    • Focus on Middle East & Africa

  • Virtual and/or Face to Face Trade mission

  • GMCC Bitesize Sessions - Focus on technical areas of exporting and importing.   


"I recently attended the Chamber's Meet the Expert event where I met a wide range of market and international trade experts from around the world. I received valuable advice regarding research, methods of payment and logistics which ultimately led us to secure a £500,000 order from North Africa."

Arnold Barnett, Chairman - Eleganze Ltd about our GMCC Meet the Expert 2018 event.  

Interested in sponsoring?

Email us at to find out about our different event sponsorship packages.