Ten small South East companies travelled to New York to explore the possibilities of exporting to America. Ian Trevett joined them on their business adventure.
Exporting is Great! That’s the message from the Government and its UK Trade & Investment department (UKTI). Quite right, too. If the world doesn’t buy our goods and services, then UK plc will soon go bankrupt. We have always been a trading nation, but we can’t rest on our reputation alone. Over the last few years there has been an explosion of new start-ups; the question is how do we get them to think about selling their services abroad, especially in a market as daunting as the United States?