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Export Connections 2020

Online Virtual Event

1-3 December 2020

Three Day Online Event for Food & Drink Exporters


The Food and Drink Exporters Association, supported by DIT, bring you a 3 day event to connect with international distributors, export wholesalers, in market experts and export service professionals.

Whilst we can't meet up at trade shows or hold the annual FDEA Network Forum, this new events aims to bring the UK Food & Drink exporting community together for insights, advice, contacts and inspiring content.​

Connect with international distributors, export wholesalers, in market experts and export service professionals.

Facilitating meaningful exporter-distributor connections, our event allows you to screen for prime prospects and focus on distributors that represent a good potential fit, based on your aspirations and investment level. Signed up to date include:

Australia - Stuart Alexander & Empire Liquor Pty Ltd ● Canada - Tree of Life & Morgan Williams ● China - Millennium Group ● France - Starwell ● Japan - Takara Shoji Co Ltd ● Mexico - Smart Mexico ● UAE - Tacct Global & JHF Ltd ● USA - Fredericks Export

Connect with UK based Export Service Companies who can that take care of your overseas sales or non-core markets including British Corner Shop ; Christie International ; Tudor Rose; Lynton Exports

Keynote Presentations

Horizon Planning in a changing world - Thought leadership from the inspiration Charlie Warwick of Kantar Worldwide
Strategy from 1 January - where in the world to find opportunities?
Insights on trends and opportunities in world markets from FDEA's strategy expert Nicola Thomas.

Get up-to-the minute advice on exporting to the EU from 01 Jan 2021
Ask the questions you need answers to

Learn from our In-market experts
Updates on key export markets from FDEA's on the ground teams including the USA, Europe and Asia ; Seek advice through one to one meetings ; Understand the market and opportunities

Sign up for online discussions and drop in sessions

Brought to you by a host of professional experts, allowing you to build knowledge and seek help in export topics including risk management, logistics, labelling, distributor agreements and more.

Pre-event Workshop - Gain insights into how to focus an online pitch, stand out from the crowd and make the most of each online meetings

Can't make the full 3 days? No problem.

You are not expected to sit in front of your PC for 3 full days! Select when you are available, choose the topics of interest to you and build your agenda around other commitments.

This event is open to all UK food and drink suppliers.

Find out more and book online at


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