New Year, New Horizons

From: Jo Botting from East Midlands International Trade Association (emita)

Position: Project Coordinator


Phone: 01332 826424


Event Title: New Year, New Horizons

Date: 16th January 2013

Time: 17.00 – 19.30

Location: The Quorn Country Hotel
Charnwood House
Leicester Road
LE12 8BB

Description: The New Year is not only a time to look back on your business achievements of the past 12 months but also to look forward to the new challenges and opportunities that the coming year will bring.

emita’s first event of 2013 will provide you with a captivating insight from leading business thinker, Joe Nellis. He will share with us his predictions on developments in the international business environment over the coming year and beyond, including his view on ten global change drivers, how they affect business and how SMEs operating overseas can respond to these.

A Professor of International Management Economics at Cranfield University and consultant to many UK and international companies, Joe specialises in the fields of strategy and business environmental analysis, strategy formulation and management development, all of which he will touch upon during the evening.

His talk will be followed by our International Trade Question Time, an opportunity for you to question, exchange views and debate with our experts and fellow exporters. Our panellists will include Tony Petersen, East Midlands regional Export Finance Adviser for the Government’s UK Export Finance Department; Karen Harrison, Director and Solicitor in the Commerce and Technology Team at Nelsons Solicitors Ltd and two regional companies currently trading overseas.

The event will commence with registration and light refreshments from 5.00 pm, with the presentations beginning at 5.30 pm. The evening will draw to a close at 7.30 pm followed by a networking buffet supper.

Attendance is free of charge for emita members or £50 plus VAT for non members which includes refreshments and a buffet supper. To register, please contact the emita team on 01332 826424 or email your details to


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