Going Global? Get your export business off to flying start with 'Global Jump-start' competition
Posted: Tue 5th Nov 2013
Online exporter community Open to Export has launched 'Global Jump-start', a nationwide competition to help the next wave of UK exporters to spread their wings and grow their businesses overseas.
UK entrepreneurs with an export start-up or a successful domestic business ripe for international expansion can apply to win Â£4,000 worth of prizes designed to accelerate and develop their growth plans, including an easyJet flight to the market of their choice. The five winning applicants will each receive:
A return flight including all charges to the easyJet destination
Â£2,000 worth of business planning support from an expert accountant from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
An Institute of Export training course and one year's membership worth over Â£400
A one year subscription to Croner-i International Trade export legislation guide worth Â£1000
An Export Communications Review by a UK Trade & Investment expert worth Â£250
Companies wishing to apply should submit their application form by midnight on Sunday 24th November 2013.
10 shortlisted candidates will then be invited to pitch to an expert panel on 10th December and win over the judges in person with their vision, passion and commercial savvy. The companies will get feedback and advice from the panel including senior executives from easyJet and Moo.com with considerable experience of running and working with successful international businesses.
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