Shanghai Expo 2010 Business Briefing

Location: St Helens Chamber

The Shanghai World Expo will be the biggest business event of the year. For a comprehensive guide to the event and details of how your business could promote itself on an international scale don't miss this exclusive event.

This will provide a golden opportunity for your business to develop international trade and build relationships in established and emerging markets, not just with China but with the 200+ countries represented at the event.

Running from May to October 2010, it is expected to attract 70 million visitors to a city at the hub of the world's fastest growing and most dynamic economy. Relevant Merseyside companies will have the opportunity to be showcased in one of the events six themes:

May: Virtual gateway to the NW and UK; Ports and Airports
June: Science and Innovation
July: Culture, Health and Sports
Aug: The Knowledge Sector
Sept: Financial and Professional services
Oct: Urban Regeneration

Guest speakers from Liverpool vision, the China-Britain Business Council and the Head of Asia Pacific Development from UK Trade & Investment North West will be attending to provide further information about the opportunities available for St.Helens businesses to get involved and promote themselves on an international scale.

The Chamber is working with both Liverpool Vision and UKTI to create a subsidised package for St.Helens SMEs who would like to travel to Shanghai, opportunities will start from £1,500.