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Tuesday 15th Jun 2021

Amazon bootcamp: Exporting for food and drink businesses

Amazon bootcamp: Exporting for food and drink businesses

Date:Tuesday 15th Jun 2021
Time:08:00 - 11:00

Amazon Bootcamp: Exporting for food and drink businesses in partnership with the Department for International Trade

Join a bootcamp with free education to hear how to sell your food and drink products globally.

During this two-day bootcamp, benefit from sessions on getting started on the Amazon stores, fulfilment options, growing your food and drink business and exporting your products. Hear from experts from the Department for International Trade (DIT) to understand how they can support businesses looking to export. Plus, meet a successful Selling Partner who is already selling globally and get your questions answered.

The Amazon Small Business Accelerator Bootcamp is free to join but does require a commitment of six hours of learning time (9am – 12pm BST) on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 June.



9.00am: Meet the entrepreneur – hear from a business owner already exporting

9.30am: How to get started on the Amazon stores

10.00am: Regulatory criteria for shipping groceries including non-alcoholic beverages to the USA with SGS

10.30am: Brand tools on the Amazon stores

11.00am: How the DIT can support food and drink businesses looking to export their products


9.00am: Marketing tools on the Amazon stores

9.30am: How to grow your food and drink brand on social media

10.00am: Shipping your products

10.30am: How to scale operations for your food and drink business

What is the Amazon Small Business Accelerator? Read the FAQs to learn more and sign up to attend today.

The Amazon Small Business Accelerator is a programme designed to help people Start, Grow or Turbo-charge their business depending on their needs with access to e-learning, bootcamp trainings to help people get trading online quickly, as well as events, tools and services. Developed by Enterprise Nation and Amazon, we want to support every type of business, from start-ups to scale-ups and established small businesses looking for easy-to-access training and tools to help them succeed in the digital world.

What are the bootcamps? The bootcamps are live events with intensive training that take place on GoToWebinar. Attendees will benefit from hearing multiple talks across the bootcamp with free education on growing a product business. Attendees can ask questions in the chat box throughout the sessions.

How do I join? Simply fill in the registration form on Eventbrite. You will then receive an automatic email from GoToWebinar with the link to access the event. The event will run from 9am – 12pm BST on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 June 2021. If you don't receive the link within two hours of signing up via Eventbrite, please let us know by emailing (Please note, it may be in your junk folder).

How much will it cost? The education you will receive in the bootcamp is completely free. If you wish to follow our recommendation of setting up an Amazon Account to grow your online presence, there is a £25 + VAT monthly fee for being on the professional selling plan.

Who can join? The bootcamps are designed for existing small and medium businesses to help them build an online presence and start exporting.

What are the benefits of attending? Firstly, you will get 6 hours of free training and support on how to get online, and how to export from a range of experts. You will get ongoing access to a network of trainers and advisers who can continue to help you on your business journey.

Where can I find more information about Amazon and selling on Amazon? You can find information about selling on Amazon here.

What do I do next? Simply fill in the registration form and you will receive the GoToWebinar link to join on Tuesday 15 June. As it can take a few weeks to verify your newly created Amazon account, we strongly recommend that you register your Amazon account ahead of the Bootcamp. This will allow your account verification to begin prior to the course starting.