Exporting to the EU and Germany - Christchurch

26.07.2017 | 09:00 AM
- 01:00 PM
NZTE, 5 Sheffield Crescent Burnside, Christchurch

Come along and learn (more) about Germany as a country to do business with, from attending trade fairs to removing risk, and what factors can make or break your approach to a German company.

Ian Kininmonth (Branch Manager CHC, DHL) will take you through Incoterms 2010 and their importance in international trade. He will offer advice on reducing cost and removing risk, as well as how to remove uncertainty and how to grow your export business with assurance.

Alongside our Kiwi guest speaker Murray Whyte (Co-founder and Director, Avid.legal) who has worked in the legal profession in Germany, German-Kiwi 'hybrid' Monique Surges (CEO, GNZCC) will cover the topic of Negotiating with Germans in an interactive and thought-provoking way:

  • Influences on the German way of thinking
  • German business values
  • German negotiation strategies
  • Preparing your negotiating
  • Critical German social business protocols

Following on from this, Monique Surges will highlight the international significance of trade fairs taking place in Germany, regardless of your target market, and how the German Chamber can assist you along the way.

David Boyd (Director, Formthotics and NZTE Beachhead advisor) will share his experience of attending German-organised trade fairs, including: the importance of the trade fair platform and what to expect to gain, the registration process and preparation required, what to expect to budget, and lessons learned along the way.


$75 Members excl GST
$105 Non-Members excl GST

(Cost includes morning tea)


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Cancellations must be received 4 clear working days prior to the event. Substitutions are permitted if you can no longer attend.

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