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Agents & Distributors Training

Essex Chambers of Commerce. Unit B3, Parkside Office Village, Nesfield Road, Knowledge Gateway, Colchester, Essex CO4 3ZL

Wednesday 11th December 2019
9:30am - 12:30pm

Knowing when you might need to appoint an Agent or Distributor and the difference between the services they provide is essential in today’s International market place.

Join us for this half day course which will cover the vital points that must be considered when appointing either an Agent or Distributor to work on your behalf.

Attendees will get an understanding of the differences between an Agent or Distributor and will gain an insight on what to consider when appointing one including the legal implications.

Topics Covered:

  • What is an Agent?
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of an Agent
  • What is a Distributor?
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of a Distributor
  • Legal Considerations
  • Help & Advice
  • Consider how BREXIT may affect your current practices

This course is suitable for anyone involved in both the export or import process.

Date:  Wednesday 11th December 2019, 9.30am – 12.30pm (refreshments included)
Essex Chambers of Commerce. Unit B3, Parkside Office Village, Colchester, Essex CO4 3ZL

Cost to attend: £140.00 + VAT Members and £185.00 + VAT Non-Members


With over 30 years’ experience of dealing with trading businesses including the last 13 specialising in Trade and Trade Finance whilst working for a major High Street Bank in front line roles David Reader has developed an excellent understanding of the challenges and concerns Businesses face as they look to realize the potential for their products and/or services in international markets. David is now looking to use the experience and knowledge he has gained for the benefit of businesses of all sizes to ensure they have the tools and support  they need to confidently seek  international opportunities for growth whether that be as a first time international trader or a business seeking to develop new markets and/or overseas supply chain.

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There is no parking available at the venue. Parking is available at the North Towers or Capon Road Car Parks

Refreshments will be served at this event

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Terms & Conditions

  • 75% refund for cancellation(s) up to 14 days before the seminar takes place. 50% refund will be given for cancellations within 7-14 days. No refund(s) will be given for cancellations after.
  • Cancellation(s) must be submitted in writing to the International Trade Manager at



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