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Boston Business Club - ‘Expand your Horizons’ with DIT

Boston Business Club - ‘Expand your Horizons’ with DIT

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We've refreshed our Boston Business Club

The Boston Business Club has joined forces with the White Hart Hotel to host the event at their fantastic venue. 

The Lincolnshire Chamber prides itself on hosting business-focussed events that encourage growth within the county. Not only do our delegates enjoy our events, but they gain valuable business contacts and pick up new opportunities.

This month our sponsor & Speaker is:

Department for International TradeDIT

Expand your Horizons - Using effective Market Research to identify your next market

Delivered by Gary Blackburn MMRS PhD, Export Marketing Research Adviser, Department for International Trade

Gary is an Export Marketing Research Adviser for the East Midlands.  Gary’s main responsibilities are to provide research advice to exporters looking to identify target markets and undertake secondary and primary research prior to market entry.  Gary has 20 years’ experience in the research industry in both the private and public support sectors.  Gary has conducted research in the UK and in overseas territories such as Singapore, Germany and Denmark.  In the past Gary has worked for organisations including GfK-NOP and RTC North.  Gary also has a PhD in International Politics and has taught at the Universities of Leeds and Hull.

Gary will discuss

  • The value of research – the benefit of a proactive as opposed to a reactive approach to exporting
  • Where in the world?  Identifying the most appropriate territories via Market Selection
  • Desk research advice, tips and sources
  • Conducting face to face research overseas – factors to consider
  • Covering the bases, minimising the risks

Join the networking and be part of the discussion

There is also the chance to meet new faces and network with like-minded business people.

Be our guest speaker, and raise YOUR profile

Would you like to host an upcoming event in your business premises? To learn more about the sponsorship opportunities please feel free to contact me using the details below.

We are also keen to hear more from you as the businesses in relation to what you want to hear more or, so come along and have your say and be part of our regular local business forum.

Discover more

To find out more about the work being done by the Boston Area Chamber, please visit the My Local Area page on this website, or to get involved email