Meet the Expert: German Retail Sector

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Thursday, 6 December, 2018 - 11:00 to 17:00

Meet the Expert: German Retail Sector


Department of International Trade West Midlands


Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
75 Harborne Road Birmingham B15 3DH
United Kingdom


Request a free 1:1 meeting to learn about selling retail products to the largest economy in Europe and the fourth strongest in the world… 

Germany is the West Midlands and UK’s largest export market in Europe and second largest globally after the US. Its consistently strong economic performance offers long-term growth potential for UK businesses. 

The 1:1 meetings will be hosted by:

  • Marie Loerke, Trade Advisor specialising in Retail, Fashion and Luxury for the Department for International Trade based at the British Embassy in Berlin.
  • Anton Fischer, Registered European Lawyer - The Wilkes Partnership offers its German Services to both German and British clients.Being an active member of the German-British Chamber of Commerce and a recognised representative legal firm for the Midlands region for many years, we have obtained a great deal of international experience dealing with all kinds of cross-border legal questions. 
  • Gerti Willis, Culture and Communication Adviser - A highly professional trainer of business skills and intercultural competence, with 25 years of experience negotiating contracts with language trainers from many countries and cultural backgrounds which has given her in-depth knowledge of cultural diversity. She has previously worked in Germany for an organisation setting up Fair Trade Projects in Kenya, India and Sri Lanka.  

This is your chance to learn about the exciting opportunities and support available to help your business succeed in Germany. There are particular opportunities in the sectors listed below:


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