Oct 5th, 2015
3 mins

Food exports: Optimising your International Sales Network

0830-1130, 3rd November 2015, Kingsgate Conference Centre, Peterborough

Roythornes FDEA Joint Image

A joint event presented by the Food and Drink Exporters Association and Roythornes Solicitors.
Thinking about exporting but don’t know where to find distributors or agents you can trust?
Already exporting but want to build more sustainable and profitable sales in overseas markets?
Come and discover the answers at this highly practical and informative event focused on finding and managing the best-fit international partners for your business, whilst protecting yourself should things go wrong.


Building your international sales network

Nicola Thomas, FDEA

  • Routes to market – what are the options?
  • Finding the right in-market partner rather than just any partner.
  • Managing the relationship.
  • Common mistakes and how to avoid them.

Ensuring you and your business are protected

Peter Bennett, Roythornes

  • Agent or distributor? What is the difference and why does it matter?
  • The critical importance of paperwork.
  • Making the agreement work for you.

A story from the ‘sharp end’

Speaker to be announced soon

  • A real-life experience from a food and drink exporter building their international sales network.
  • What have they learnt along the way? What would they change if they started over again?
  • Top tips for success.

So whether you are a novice or a seasoned exporter, this event will have something for you.

There will be plenty of opportunity to discuss issues with, and learn from, like-minded businesses and to speak freely with our presenters, who have a wealth of food and drink export knowledge.

The event is free to attend, but spaces are limited so please register early to secure your place.

To register simply visit
or e-mail
Call Mark Dodds on 01775 842596


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