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Bringing to you relevant international events from webinars, conferences, market events, trade missions and training courses to help you understand global opportunities and up-skill your workforce.    We are running a hybrid calendar of events, so check below what we have coming up. 

You can also check on-demand some of our market webinars here

Interested in sponsorship opportunities?

If you are interested in raising your profile in Greater Manchester and across the North West region,  there are options to sponsor some of the Chamber's flagship events or a stand alone one.  We work with embassies, high commissions, consulates, inward and export promotion agencies, overseas chambers and many more helping them raise awareness on their markets and engage with business in our region.   Check our packages here

  • 2023/24 Meet the GMCC International Trade & Customs Advisers
    2023/24 Meet the GMCC International Trade & Customs Advisers
    Tue, 28 Nov
    Online or Face to Face at GMCC Premises
    28 Nov 2023, 14:00 – 31 Oct 2024, 14:00
    Online or Face to Face at GMCC Premises
    28 Nov 2023, 14:00 – 31 Oct 2024, 14:00
    Online or Face to Face at GMCC Premises
    A free 1-2-1 session with one of our advisers to discuss anything related to exports, imports, customs and finding new markets and partners.
  • GMCC Chambers Trade Academy - throughout 2024
    GMCC Chambers Trade Academy - throughout 2024
    Mon, 01 Jan
    Via Zoom
    01 Jan 2024, 10:00 – 31 Dec 2024, 12:00
    Via Zoom
    01 Jan 2024, 10:00 – 31 Dec 2024, 12:00
    Via Zoom
    Winter/Spring Sessions coming up: Key UK & EU Customs and regulatory updates, Are suppliers declarations sufficient to prove origin of goods and Aid Funded Business Opportunities for British companies.
  • Accredited Training:  Understanding Tariff Codes - March 2024
    Accredited Training:  Understanding Tariff Codes - March 2024
    Wed, 06 Mar
    Hybrid Training
    06 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Hybrid Training
    06 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Hybrid Training
    This half-day training course covers all the key elements of the Tariff/Commodity Code
  • GM Chamber International Trade Forum | March 2024
    GM Chamber International Trade Forum | March 2024
    Wed, 06 Mar
    Manchester
    06 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 10:30
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    06 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 10:30
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    In this edition of our International Trade Forum, sponsored by WTA, we will cover the digitalisation of trade and the benefits for UK SMEs.
  • Accredited Training:  Methods of Payment - March 2024
    Accredited Training:  Methods of Payment - March 2024
    Wed, 06 Mar
    Online Training
    06 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30 GMT
    Online Training
    06 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30 GMT
    Online Training
    This course covers the five main types of payment for International Trade.
  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road & Sea
    Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road & Sea
    Thu, 07 Mar
    Hybrid Training
    07 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30 GMT
    Hybrid Training
    07 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30 GMT
    Hybrid Training
    This course is aimed at those who have a peripheral involvement in the transport of dangerous goods by sea, but have a requirement to possess a basic or general knowledge of aspects of the IMDG Code.
  • Express International Trade Certificate - March 2024
    Express International Trade Certificate - March 2024
    Tue, 12 Mar
    Manchester
    12 Mar 2024, 09:30 GMT – 14 Mar 2024, 04:30 GMT
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    12 Mar 2024, 09:30 GMT – 14 Mar 2024, 04:30 GMT
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    A great opportunity to complete the Foundation Award in International Trade in just 3 days!
  • Indonesia:  Your Getaway for Growth in Southeast Asia
    Indonesia:  Your Getaway for Growth in Southeast Asia
    Tue, 19 Mar
    Manchester
    19 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 13:00
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    19 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 13:00
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    Join us on this free market event which will deliver useful insights on how to catapult your business growth in Southeast Asia via Indonesia.
  • Accredited Training:  Documentary Letters of Credit,  March 2024
    Accredited Training:  Documentary Letters of Credit,  March 2024
    Tue, 19 Mar
    Online Training
    19 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Online Training
    19 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Online Training
    This course covers the eight main types of Letters of Credit used in international trade from advance payment, including Sight Documentary Collection, Documentary Letters of Credit. It includes the use of Bills of Exchange with and without documents.
  • Agents & Distributors - March 2024
    Agents & Distributors - March 2024
    Wed, 20 Mar
    Online Training
    20 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Online Training
    20 Mar 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Online Training
    This course is designed for sales teams, administrators and managers planning international growth through Agents and Distributors overseas.
  • TEO (Trade Show Engagement Optimisation) Masterclass  - Mar 2024
    TEO (Trade Show Engagement Optimisation) Masterclass  - Mar 2024
    Thu, 21 Mar
    Manchester
    21 Mar 2024, 09:00 – 12:30
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    21 Mar 2024, 09:00 – 12:30
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    This half-day training course will help you understand how to gain more clients, enhance your brand, and engage in high performance exhibiting at trade shows, conferences and live events.
  • Accredited Training: Export Documentation, APRIL 2024
    Accredited Training: Export Documentation, APRIL 2024
    Wed, 10 Apr
    Hybrid Training
    10 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Hybrid Training
    10 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Hybrid Training
    Export documents offer the opportunity for exporters to be more efficient, understand the export process better and the requirements for shipment information
  • Accredited Training:  Customs Procedures and Documentation
    Accredited Training:  Customs Procedures and Documentation
    Wed, 10 Apr
    Hybrid Training
    10 Apr 2024, 13:30 – 16:30 BST
    Hybrid Training
    10 Apr 2024, 13:30 – 16:30 BST
    Hybrid Training
    This course will provide an overview of the Customs Procedures and Documentation used during import and export.
  • UK Certificates of Origin & UK EUR1 Movement Certificate Step by Step Workshop
    UK Certificates of Origin & UK EUR1 Movement Certificate Step by Step Workshop
    Thu, 11 Apr
    Online training
    11 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 12:00 BST
    Online training
    11 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 12:00 BST
    Online training
    UK Certificates of Origin are issued by Chambers of Commerce and used as documentary evidence to show where goods being exported from the UK were originally manufactured. This workshop helps you understand how to complete an UK CoO and EUR1.
  • Growing your Business in Spain -  Focus on Madrid
    Growing your Business in Spain -  Focus on Madrid
    Wed, 17 Apr
    Manchester
    17 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:00
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    17 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:00
    Manchester, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD, UK
    This insightful event will provide information on trade and investment opportunities, and how Madrid can provide the right platform to grow your business in Spain and the EU.
  • Northern Ireland and the Windsor Framework - April 2024
    Northern Ireland and the Windsor Framework - April 2024
    Tue, 23 Apr
    Hybrid Training
    23 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Hybrid Training
    23 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Hybrid Training
    This course will cover the changes involving Northern Ireland and will provide an overview of the new Windsor Framework.
  • Accredited Training:  Understanding Incoterms
    Accredited Training:  Understanding Incoterms
    Wed, 08 May
    Hybrid Training
    08 May 2024, 09:30 – 12:30 BST
    Hybrid Training
    08 May 2024, 09:30 – 12:30 BST
    Hybrid Training
    This course will provide an overview of INCOTERMS and why these are important to businesses.
  • Accredited Training: Import Procedures, May 2024
    Accredited Training: Import Procedures, May 2024
    Wed, 08 May
    Hybrid Training
    08 May 2024, 13:30 – 16:30
    Hybrid Training
    08 May 2024, 13:30 – 16:30
    Hybrid Training
    The course will cover a combination of documents and procedures and explain the content and the benefits of being aware of this information.
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