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Win £3k to get your business exporting


TAGS: Access to Finance, Exporting

Open to Export has launched a competition Export Action Plan to help get small businesses* exporting. With £3,000 cash up for grabs, it's the perfect opportunity to create publicity for your brand and get advice from export advisers.

The Open to Export Action Plan is an online planning tool which takes you through 5 key steps to export success. By completing tasks and set actions, it helps you establish exactly what you need to know and how to go about selling overseas. Once the steps are complete, you will create an action plan which you can use for meetings with banks and business advisers. 

How can I enter?

Start your Export Action Plan today. Once you've completed your Export Action Plan, simply tick the competition box to enter. Alternatively, you can email your PDF report to Open to Export. The deadline for submissions is Friday 14 October.

What can I win?

All finalists will get the opportunity to pitch their export plans to a panel of judges at Going Global Live on 17 November 2016. The winner will receive £3,000 cash and 2 free places on an Institute of Export public training course. Each of the 10 companies shortlisted will win a year's small business membership with the Institute of Export and a year's membership with the Great British Store. 

* businesses must be UK-based, new to exporting and have fewer than 50 employees to enter.


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