WMCC are currently developing a new and exciting project aimed at stimulating export growth within the region. The project SME International Growth Project’ will address identified gaps in core International Trade Services provision and provide additional elements that will address business needs and provide financial support that will encourage and assist SMEs in the West Midlands to investigate and move into new overseas markets to take advantage of opportunities and deliver export growth.
The proposed project consists of
The project will enhance the capability and capacity of SMEs to exploit opportunities in overseas markets by providing:
Support will be provided by International Trade Advisers (ITA) operating out of the six West Midlands Chambers of Commerce and will be accessible through the region’s Growth Hubs. ITA support will be provided to eligible SMEs in the following sub regions:
The anticipated timescale for this project is 1st November 2016 and ending on 30th June 2019.