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SelectUSA 2020 Summit has been rescheduled for June 2021
SelectUSA 2020 Summit has been rescheduled for June 2021

Given the uncertainty facing a large number of public events around the world due to the progression of COVID-19, the SelectUSA Investment Summit has been rescheduled to take place on June 6-9, 2021, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

More details including hotel reservations and applications are available on the official site.



How to Prepare for Brexit

How to Prepare for Brexit

On June 23, 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU), ushering in a period of economic and political uncertainty that persists as the UK seeks to define a new, post-Brexit, relationship with the EU and its other key trading partners.
UK Prime Minister Johnson’s approach envisions reaching a comprehensive UK-EU trade agreement before the currently agreed transition period expires on December 31, 2020.

We have lots of useful information on Export.Gov to help your business prepare for Brexit.


Recent Events


November 27,  Edinburgh, Scotland
Doing Business in the USA Marketplace

On November 27, meet USA trade experts for a ‘whistle-stop’ tour of Scotland’s top export destination. Discover which States offer the best opportunities for your products and services. Plus, get practical tips and guidance to help you set up, grow and develop your business. The USA continues to be Scotland’s top international trading partner with around 17.1 % of all our exports entering the States, worth £5.5 billion. Register for the November 27 Edinburgh Doing Business in the U.S. seminar.

November 20, Inverness, Scotland
Doing Business in the U.S.

For progressive businesses with ambitious plans for growth, this lively, informative seminar taking place in Inverness on November 20 offers a rich resource for planning successful international trading partnerships and strategies with the U.S. A mix of knowledgeable advice, expert panel discussions and Q&As, plus first-hand experience from successful exporters provide a strong background to make informed decisions about entering an exciting and lucrative market. Discover how your business can take advantage of opportunities, and what support is available to help you. Register for the November 20 Inverness Doing Business in the U.S. seminar.


November 4-6, London, UK
World Travel Market (WTM) and Travel Forward 2019

World Travel Market London 2019

Taking place from November 4-6, 2019 at the ExCel Conference Center in London, World Travel Market (WTM) and Travel Forward will gather over 60,000 visitors with travel suppliers, tour operators, media, technology providers, and technology buyers from around the globe.

The Commercial Service UK is working to promote the U.S. contingent to the travel trade and to travel technology buyers.



All Business Events

All our Business events can be viewed here in chronological order (newest to oldest).