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Department for International Trade launch ‘Made in the UK, Sold to the World’ Awards?

Launched this year and organised by the Department for International Trade, the Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards are a new initiative recognising and celebrating the success of UK SMEs trading internationally from a wide range of sectors.

"We want to inspire and encourage UK businesses to pursue global opportunities. The ‘Made in the UK, Sold to the World’ campaign provides us with a platform to acknowledge and celebrate exporters from across the country and tell their stories, with the aim of instilling an exporting culture".

"As part of this, we have just launched a new DIT-owned, UK-wide export awards programme that will recognise UK businesses seeing international success and uncover great stories".

The awards programme will:

  • Help to increase the focus on exporting amongst businesses

  • Encourage more businesses to export by showing that everyday businesses of all sizes and industries are succeeding internationally and overcoming barriers

  • Encourage ‘hand-raising’, resulting in compelling export success stories being shared by business and DIT.

Award winners will be announced in May and include categories across:

· Education

· Creative Industries

· Food, Drink and Agriculture

· Financial and Professional Services

· Consumer Goods

· Digital

· Manufacturing

To follow the awards use #MadeInTheUKAwards

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