Events

Here you can find out about upcoming events. Click the event name to view more details and book.

Masterclass: International Transport & Logistics - Customs Authorisations and Compliance

April 11, 2018

This important and timely event should be attended by all organisations involved in international trade (export & import) who have transportation of goods as a critical part of their production & supply chain and who are involved in customs authorisations.

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Webinar Briefing: The International Trade Portal by Santander

April 25, 2018

This webinar is being run in collaboration with our partners at Santander who will share their international expertise with attendees, showcase their industry leading International Trade Portal.

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Deep Dive: India

May 09, 2018

India remains a growing economy with an upwardly mobile consumer base. The opportunities for UK businesses to export to India remain incredibly strong and often seem equally as difficult.

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Deep Dive: The Middle East

May 23, 2018

Did you know that the UK sells more to the Gulf than to either China or India? An unmissable event for anyone keen to learn more about the myriad opportunities that the Middle East continues to offer UK businesses.

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Webinar Briefing: Intellectual Property Update

May 30, 2018

Intellectual Property has to be considered as part of your export and international trade strategy and this webinar will focus on updating attendees with the latest news from around the world

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Deep Dive: India

June 20, 2018

India remains a growing economy with an upwardly mobile consumer base. The opportunities for UK businesses to export to India remain incredibly strong and often seem equally as difficult.

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Webinar Briefing: International Recruitment and Skills Shortages

June 27, 2018

Louis Harman, Head of Business Immigration Services at Chattertons, will talk you through the various avenues available to recruiting top talent from overseas, either under UK Immigration Law or under EU Law (as it currently stands). He will discuss how the legal framework operates currently as well as how international recruitment may look post-Brexit.

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Masterclass: Life Sciences and Export

July 04, 2018

The Life Sciences sector remains incredibly important and vibrant in the East Midlands and with the UK’s reputation continuing to burn bright the opportunities for businesses in the Life Sciences sector to export and trade internationally are vast.

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Brexit Briefing - Lead or Follow?

July 10, 2018

Join leading East Midlands businesses and media commentators for this highly interactive EMITA Briefing roundtable event. The title of today’s event is Brexit: Lead or Follow? and we want speakers and attendees to bring their thoughts, insights and feelings to the room. Strictly no PowerPoint allowed, this event is all about speakers and attendees sharing their real world experiences to date as well as their plans for the future.

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Brexit Briefing - Lead or Follow?

October 16, 2018

Join leading East Midlands businesses and media commentators for this highly interactive EMITA Briefing roundtable event. The title of today’s event is Brexit: Lead or Follow? and we want speakers and attendees to bring their thoughts, insights and feelings to the room. Strictly no PowerPoint allowed, this event is all about speakers and attendees sharing their real world experiences to date as well as their plans for the future.

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Annual General Meeting (AGM)

November 07, 2018

The directors of the Association have convened the 2018 AGM of the Association to be held at Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Grace Rd, Leicester LE2 8AD, on Wednesday, at 7th November at 5.30 pm. You can view the notice convening the AGM here. The purpose of this meeting is to lay the accounts for the year ending the 31st March 2018 before the Association’s members and to consider the reappointments proposed as resolutions contained in the notice of the meeting. You can view the agenda for the meeting here.

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International Trade & Customs Post-Brexit

November 07, 2018

Join leading East Midlands businesses and media commentators for this highly interactive International Trade & Customs Post-Brexit event.

There will be a presentation on the ‘current’ options that are being discussed regarding the UK’s trade relationship with the EU.

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Webinar Briefing

November 28, 2018

Content & Speaker TBC

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East Midlands Airport Tour

December 12, 2018

East Midlands Airport is the UK’s busiest for dedicated freight aircraft. It’s second only to Heathrow in terms of the total tonnage of cargo in a year. Through EMA, goods are transported 200 countries and territories worldwide by major on-site operators which include DHL, UPS, Royal Mail, and TNT/FedEx.

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