Find the right international markets for your business

Are you looking to expand into new global markets? Not sure which market offers the best opportunity for your business? This free one-day masterclass is designed to give you practical advice on doing international market research.

Our international trade expert will show you how to source and analyse market research data effectively. Although market research can be a time-consuming process,  it can reduce risk and have significant payoff in the long run. 

What will you learn?

  • Understand how to select and prioritise export markets
  • Plan and undertake overseas market research projects
  • Find export information through effective use of the internet and desk research
  • Discover how to research your target markets, customers and partners in-depth
  • Draw conclusions from overseas market research
  • Use research to drive business growth and develop international sales
  • Discover resources and support available from The Department for International Trade


Event Trainer

John Harrison
Director - JH Market Strategy Ltd

  • John has extensive international trade experience, having worked in export throughout his career
  • John has travelled all over the world on business, lived and worked in North America, and has led groups of UK businesses on market visits throughout Europe, China, Southeast Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Africa
  • His focus now, as a consultant and trainer, is on assisting SME businesses from any sector to develop effective export strategies and to win business in markets across the globe
  • He works closely with the Department for International Trade, facilitating conferences and seminars and delivering export strategy workshops on a range of international trade related topics 

Who is this event for?

To be eligible for this event, businesses must be:

  • Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as defined here.
  • Based in one of the following counties: Hampshire & Isle of Wight, Surrey, Berkshire, East Sussex or West Sussex.
  • Already be selling overseas

Please note this Masterclass is strictly limited to 20 places and ONE delegate per company.

What's next?

To secure your place for Tuesday, 31 March in Isle of Wight, simply click the Apply here button on this page.  

This event is free to attend and expected to fill-fast. We recommend applying quickly.


   Thought provoking. Great information, sources and methods
- Greg, Researching and Selecting Overseas Markets in June 2019


The Export Masterclass Series 

This free four-part masterclass series offers essential insights, guidance and practical advice for SMEs in the South of England who are looking to grow internationally. It covers elements that are crucial for successful international trade:

  • Researching and Selecting Overseas Markets
  • Export Pricing in International Markets
  • Managing Overseas Agents & Distributors
  • LinkedIn & Social Media for International Trade

To view upcoming dates and locations (limit of two Masterclasses per company), visit:

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This event is planned and delivered by Newable Limited in partnership with Department for International Trade (DIT), Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Solent LEP, Thames Valley Berkshire LEP and Coast to Capital LEP.

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