What’s on Offer?

Whether you’re new to export and looking for direction, an experienced exporter with ambition to break into new markets, or simply considering international trade for the first time then our collection of support services and expert advisers have exactly what you need to get kick-start your journey.

Our experienced team of business advisers will work with you to focus on improving everything from export strategy and planning, to market research and funding options. We offer 4 key support schemes to qualifying businesses:

International Market Research

Our team of experienced researchers provide both face-to-face and desk-based market research in order to provide insight into the countries that will provide the best return on investment for your particular business.

International Digital Marketing Support

Tailored to your business’ needs our knowledgeable advisers will identify the best website management solutions, eCommerce platforms and global marketplaces for your targeted market. They’ll also advise on the best tools to create a complete, cost-effective solution for your business.

Export Manager

Our experienced advisers work with both novice and experienced exporters to develop knowledge in specific key areas of international trade. They’ll also advise on market entry planning lifting many of the regulatory barriers often faced by businesses when entering new markets.

High Growth Market Accelerator

Aimed at experienced exporters; this scheme provides intensive strategic support in India, Latin America, the United States and the Middle East. Delivered by a team of commercially minded specialists that have vast experience in each specific market they’ll provide 1-2-1 advice in order to support market entry over a 6-month period.

Who’s it for?

To be eligible to join the programme your business must be classed as an SME, defined as a company which has fewer than 250 employees, and either annual turnover not exceeding €50m or an annual balance sheet total not exceeding €43m. Enterprises must also operate in the Heart of the South West LEP region.

Contact Information

Visit the Business West website to find out more and apply: https://www.businesswest.co.uk/export/export-trade-development-programme

Alternatively call the International Trade Centre at Business West: 01275 774 456

Can’t find the support service you are looking for?

If you would like to talk to one of our advisers about your business support needs so that we can match you to the most appropriate support available locally contact the Growth Hub today.

03456 047 047