Dept. For International Trade

Exportation Services and Support

Looking for help exporting? The DIT team at Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is here to help.

Department for International Trade (DIT) is the Government department that helps UK companies to succeed in the global economy. This Chamber holds a contract to deliver DIT services to businesses (members and non-members of the Chamber) based in the Birmingham & Solihull area. A team of experienced International Trade Advisers provide businesses, of any size or export experience, with FREE of charge advice and access to range of Government backed services and support to help. Click here to see the latest infographic illustrating how International Trade Adviser have assisted exporter locally

Department for International Trade at The Greater Birmingham Chambers

Meet the DIT Team in Greater Birmingham:

Mark Sankey - Head of DIT Team (Business & Professional Services sector lead)
Cheryl Boxall – International Trade Adviser (Creative Industries & Aid Funded Business sector lead)
Jane Matty – International Trade Adviser (Healthcare sector lead)
Ann Cook – International Trade Adviser (Technology/ICT sector lead)

Pete West _ International Trade Adviser  (Automotive/Advanced Engineering sector lead)
Giuliana Pipola – International Trade Adviser (Education & Energy sector lead)

Our services include:

  • export advice from an experienced International Trade Adviser based in Birmingham
  • new to export support including free export masterclasses. Click here to view masterclasses
  • export seminars, inward buyer visits and outward market visits. Click here to view the national DIT events programme
  • specialist e-commerce and digital trade advice through the e-exporting programme
  • access a free selling online tool to find suitable marketplaces for your products, click here
  • access to the Tradeshow Access Programme providing grants and support to eligible businesses exhibiting at selected exhibitions and trade fairs abroad
  • market research and business introduction services for market information and introductions to potential buyers/ trade partners from DITs overseas teams and Overseas Delivery Partners
  • advice on business culture and international communications
  • access to 1000’s of live export opportunities on the GREAT portal, click here
  • find buyers and register a free company profile on the GREAT portal, click here
  • download exporting country guides, click here
  • free Exporting is Great events, click here to download the full calendar

Client testimonial:

"An International Trade Adviser from DIT has been instrumental in helping to drive and deliver the growth platform that we’ve achieved.”

Darren Lister, Business Development Director at Natural Wellbeing Ltd in Birmingham

For export advice and support speak to an International Trade Adviser on tel: 0121 450 4205 or email us at: