The SME China Forum 2015

Join The SME China Forum 2015 in Nottingham to learn from UK SMEs with experience in the China market, and network with a large Chinese business delegation looking for UK partners.


This day-long forum will incorporate cross-sector case studies of UK SMEs sharing their China journey: from Market Entry to Market Expansion. UK SMEs with China experience speaking at the Forum include:

– The Photo Booth Company,

– VR Aviation Safety Partnership,

– Blue Skies,

– Base Formula,

– Sondrel Ltd, Studio Output Ltd and Spooner Industries.

Also hear insights from Graham Cartledge CBE, Chairman of local East Midlands company, Benoy, The Rt Hon Anna Soubry MP, Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise, Ian Curryer, CEO, Nottingham City Council and Ian Harrison, Regional Director, UKTI. Full Agenda available here.

Microgroups & 1-2-1 Meetings

The business delegation from Ningbo includes 29 Chinese companies, from the Automotive (5), Advanced Engineering (12), ICT (5), Logistics (1), Retail/Food & Drink (6) sectors. These companies are looking for UK partners for a range of activities, including manufacturing & supply, joint R&D, distribution and consultancy. UK attendees will get the opportunity to network with these companies, to engage in 1-2-1 meetings (supported by interpreters) and to learn more about their specific requirements.

For full details on each company and the opportunities they present please click here. For more information email

During the afternoon session will also be an opportunity to attend mini-group breakout sessions with a number of China service providers, covering areas such as legal/IPR, accounting services, and IT support.

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Posted on 02 September 2015

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