Export Action Plan Competition Prizes
More announcements around prizes will be announced over the autumn. This is what is in the package so far:
The winners received the following package:
£3000 cash funding courtesy of our sponsors Bibby Financial Services. The cash is to help implement your international expansion and export plans. Previous finalists have used the cash for trade missions, for changing branding to appeal internationally and for digital updates.
Two half day strategy sessions with Thrive Digital worth up to £1000, the aim of which will be to maximise your ecommerce potential. In addition to this, Thrive Digital will provide a “heath check” report on the winner’s current ecommerce, providing actionable advice for improvements and ongoing strategy. This is again worth potentially thousands of pounds.
Three hours of customised research from the British Library Business & IP Centre using its world-class global intellectual property and business databases, to help you make the most of your export plans. 2 runners up will also win this.
Institute of Export training course of your choice x 2. This excellent training can be used for yourself or for other people in your team.
All the finalists (including the winner) received the following:
- Small Business Membership of the Institute of Export
- Gift bag courtesy of our sponsors
- Impactful PR and connections around the event – priceless!