Supported by IFB2016, IOE, UKTI and Bibby Financial Services

Plan for action – get ready to export

The Open to Export Action Plan is a FREE and EASY to use online planning tool for small businesses planning to sell overseas.

Generate your Export Action Plan as a PDF report to share with your chosen adviser for a more productive journey to export success.

Complete your Export Action Plan today!

Complete tasks through our 5 steps to export with support from our prompts, useful resources and video guides. Complete it at your own pace, saving your plan at any point so you can return to it whenever you want.

You will cover:

  • Am I ready to export?
  • Which product should I export?
  • Where should I export to?
  • How will I cover the additional costs?
  • How will I make a profit?

Generate a PDF report of your Export Action Plan. This will collate all your answers and actions in one place in an easy to read and shareable format.

Download an example PDF report

Take this report to your international trade adviser or bank to better inform your export planning conversations with them.

Submit your report into the Export Action Plan Competition for the chance to win £3000 cash and the opportunity to showcase your business on the Blue Skies stage at the International Festival for Business – the deadline for submissions is May 27th.

If you want more information, watch our webinar on using the Export Action Plan to plan for export success – view now.