Free tickets to the Arab British Economic Summit
The Chamber are supporting the Arab British Economic Summit on Monday 20 November in London. We have two free tickets available on a first come first served basis for anyone that would like to attend. If you are interested, please get in touch with me directly on 01223 237414 or email me. Full details of the event can be found below. It is a great opportunity to be involved in discussions around diverse trade and investment opportunities.

On Thursday we are holding document checking workshops at our office in Oakington. This allows you the opportunity to receive training and guidance on completing and creating a number of key international trade documents. You will also meet the International Trade team and our course trainer Richard Bartlett. To register please follow the links in the event copy below.

Also, please note that the Chamber office will be closed on Wednesday 22 November with all staff attending Cambs B2B. On this day there will be no documentation service available online or in person. Our normal documentation service will resume on Thursday 23 November.

There will be an International Trade zone at Cambridge B2B with our International Team and members of our International Trade sector on hand to offer advice and guidance on your trade activities.

If you have any international trade queries please email or telephone the team on 01223 237414.

Karen Cash
International Trade Team Leader
01223 237414
Trading with Arab League States

The Chamber will be hosting a joint event with the Arab-British Chambers of Commerce in 2024 to support companies already trading with Arab League States or those looking to expand their reach. 

We would like to ensure that we represent the states that are most relevant to our members.

To help us connect you with the most relevant representatives and share the investment opportunities available, please click on the link below to select the states that are of interest to you and your company.

We appreciate your input in helping us shape this event.
Select Arab League countries of interest
2024 Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards entries open in November

The Department for Business and Trade’s 2024 Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards will open for entries on Friday 10 November 2023.

This year's categories are:

  • Agriculture, Food & Drink
  • Consultancy & Professional Services
  • Creative Industries
  • Education & EdTech
  • Financial Services & FinTech
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure & Engineering
  • Low Carbon Energy
  • Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing & Construction
  • Retail & Consumer Goods.
To find out more visit the awards website.

Please note that entries close on Sunday 14 January 2024.
Understanding Importing
Wednesday 8 November, 9.30am-1.00pm

Understanding Exporting
Wednesday 15 November, 9.30am-1.00pm

Inward & Outward Processing
Thursday 16 November, 9.30am-1.00pm

CDS: New Customs for Exports/Imports
Thursday 7 December, 9.30am-1.00pm

NEW! Export Strategy: Food & Drink
Thursday 14 December, 9.30am-1.00pm
You can view the full list of all our training courses on the Chamber website.

Courses can also be tailored to meet your company’s specific requirements. For more information about a bespoke course for your company, which can be delivered remotely or in person, please contact the Chamber on 01223 237414.
Document Checking Workshops
Thursday 9 November, 10.00am-4.00pm

As part of International Trade Week, we are holding a document checking workshops at our Chamber Offices in Oakington, where you can visit us to obtain face to face training and guidance on completing and creating a number of key international trade documents.

This session will help you to create and apply for a Certificate of Origin (UK and Arab) and a EUR1 Movement Certificate.

The afternoon session will explain what a manufacturer/supplier declaration should look like, and how to ensure you obtain a valid document that is sufficient to be able to verify origin when presented alongside a Certificate of Origin application.

As part of this day we are also offering 1-2-1 sessions with one of our experts (30 minute slots) - FREE to Members, and only £15.00 (plus VAT) for Non-members. You can use your timeslot to discuss any type of trade document you need help with or want to understand better, and you can even bring a document along to discuss!

Booking is first come first served so don’t delay!

To book your place, please click here.
Sustaining an Emerging Vision
Monday 20 November, 8.30am-6.00pm
Hilton London Metropole, London

The Summit, under the banner of 'Sustaining an Emerging Vision', will highlight the strategic UK-Arab partnership with an emphasis on the widening scope of cooperation within various sectors and industries. The event will seek to identify practical initiatives that can strengthen transnational trade ties and bilateral investment flows in the post-pandemic, post-Brexit low-carbon economy. Discussion will concentrate on sustainable tourism, e-commerce, franchising, as well as the banking and financial industry.

This high-level event will bring together government officials, senior executives, thought leaders and decision-makers from across the UK and the Arab world to share their ideas and debate the diverse trade and investment opportunities that are emerging in the new technology-based industries.
Find out more
UK Trade and Export Finance Forum 2023
Thursday 23 November

Join over 700 leaders in business and finance in London for a full day of engaging sessions that will provide you with updated insight and new business connections to support you in your export journey.

View the agenda and register here.
26-29 November 2024
Tuyap Istanbul Fair Convention and Congress Centre

MUSIAD EXPO opens its doors for the 20th time in 2024. This event brings together investors, industrialists and entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Download the event flyer here.
2023 ECJU Export Control Symposium
Wednesday 29 November
Leonardo Royal Hotel, London Tower Bridge

The Symposium will comprise:

  • Plenary session - senior government officials and industry talking about strategic export controls and the challenges of trading in a changing world
  • Specialist workshops including understanding the new strategic controls criteria and how it is applied to managing risk; protecting classified information and material; how to make strong licence applications; impact of sanctions on exports; enforcement and interception of shipments; US ITAR for Beginners and Intermediate level
  • Networking 'village' where delegates can talk to the Trade Associations and officials across government.
Cost £240.00 per delegate (VAT included). Lunch and refreshments provided.
Register Here
Global Annual Conference 2024
Thursday 27 June 2024, QEII Centre, London

BCC Global Annual Conference 2024 will bring together business leaders, policy experts, media and government representatives to tackle important business issues and create lasting change.
The BCC has participated in pre-agenda meetings ahead of this week's important meetings of the UK-EU Domestic Advisory Group and the Civil Society Forum in London.

The BCC was also briefed on the latest developments in UK-India trade negotiations by senior DBT officials.

They also raised concerns from several Chambers and member firms on the compliance burdens involved with the EU sanctions on Russian sourced or processed steel and iron products. They are seeking an urgent meeting with all key UK government officials on this to examine solutions. If you have been affected, please let Karen Cash have details that she can pass to the BCC.

The UK government launched a call for evidence last week on an upgraded trade agreement with Turkiye.
Contact the Chamber

Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce
Clifford House, 2 Station Yard, Oakington, Cambridge, CB24 3AH