The Essentials of Exporting to the Nordics - Shetland

06 December 2018

Sign up today for this essential seminar and hear from experts and successful exporters, as they share information, insights and expertise to help you and like-minded businesses crack the Nordic export code! You’ll hear from speakers from Scottish Development International, the Department for International Trade and GlobalScot, and get the first-hand experiences of at least one business actively exporting to the Nordic countries.

Key topics:

  • Overview - what to expect when doing business in the Nordics
  • Sectoral opportunities
  • Cultural considerations
  • Routes to market
  • Support available from Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Development International, the Department for International Trade and the GlobalScot network
  • Market visit planned to Norway and Finland in Spring 2019

Sign up today - with the Nordic countries offering a lucrative market close at hand, places are in high demand - don’t miss this exciting business opportunity!


  • 12.00 Networking lunch
  • 12.30 Welcome and introductions – Martin Johnson, head of international trade and key sectors, Highlands and Islands Enterprise
  • 12.35  Richard Higginson – Trade Specialist, Scottish Development International, Copenhagen field office.  Richard will provide an overview of the Nordics region and outline support available from SDI’s overseas offices
  • 12.55 Cristian Strommen - Department for International Trade, Norway via Skype, Cristian will give an overview of business opportunities in Norway.
  • 1.20 TBC - Case study
  • 1.40  Hans Kristian Hegland – GlobalScot/CEO, C6 Technologies, via Skype, Hans will share his insights into doing business in the region and give an overview of the support available through the Globalscot network
  • 2.00  Martin Johnson - Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Martin will give details of the support available from Scotland’s enterprise agencies to help you trade successfully in international markets
  • 2.10 Q & A
  • 2.30 One to one meetings


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