The Get Exporting Project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and delivered by Newable with the Department for International Trade (DIT) South East Region. Get Exporting project aims to enhance the competitiveness of Kent and East Sussex SMEs in international markets and will achieve this goal by providing Kent and East Sussex-based SMEs with the expertise and support needed to break into the global market place.
The Get Exporting Project targets priority sectors Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Tele-Health, Automotive, ICT & Digital, Creative, Food & Drink, Agri-Tech.
As a part of the Project, the Get Exporting Support Programme offers Kent and East Sussex SMEs the possibility to receive bespoke advice and support from an International Trade Adviser (ITA), who can act as an independent mentor for their businesses and help them overcome the barriers that may prevent them from exporting or growing internationally
Other services offered by the Project include:
Introduction to International Trade workshops for companies new to exporting
Sector specific Trade Shows and international Exhibitions
Sector specific Trade Missions
Meet the International Buyer events
By 2019, Get Exporting Project will have supported 194 SMEs and created 129 jobs.