21 December 2020

With 2020 being a challenging year for most businesses, the Department for International Trade wants to support you to get your exports back on track in 2021 with the launch of the Export Academy in the South West.

What is the Export Academy? 

The Export Academy has been launched by the Department for International Trade (DIT) to give new and novice exporters the skills, knowledge, and confidence to start selling goods or services to customers around the world.

What does the Export Academy include? 

You will graduate from the Export Academy with a completed export action plan, enabling you to confidently take your business to international markets. This plan will be developed from everything you have learnt on the programme through the following online events:

  • A wide range of webinars tailored to your business needs
  • Round tables, networking and group mentoring from DIT and inspirational SMEs who are succeeding internationally

You’ll also get:

  • Access to dedicated Export Academy Advisers to help fast-track your journey
  • The chance to join virtual trade missions as well as apply for grants and funding


Ask the Growth Hub team about DIT’s Export Academy or book yourself onto an Export Academy course here.


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