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20 Nov 2017
Take Off 2017, Altrincham

Companies in the North West can come to an event called Take Off 2017 to hear first-hand stories of international successes and to find out how to accelerate into new markets.

Take Off 2017 will be held 1100 – 1630 hrs on Tuesday 28 November 2017 at The Concorde Suite, The Runway Visitor Park, Sunbank Lane, Altrincham WA15 8XQ. It is organised by The Department of International Trade North West.

This event will begin with the opportunity to meet exhibitors, panel members and professionals, followed by a networking buffet lunch. Exhibitors will include banks, airlines, UK Export Finance, Invest Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) London, and Manchester Airport.

The keynote speaker will be Ms Priscilla To, the Director General of HKETO, London. This will be followed by panel discussions about innovation and technology in Hong Kong, and setting up business there.

The next speaker panels will look at a wide range of markets, and feature NW Export Champions from a range of industry sectors. They will explain what becoming international involves – the ideas, the plans, the pitfalls and the strategies that turned them into exporters. Manchester Airport will be updating delegates on future development plans and are keen to hear about companies future travel destinations.

For further information and to register for this event please visit