Training & International Membership

International Trade Training

Want to discover the building blocks of International Trade or want to enhance your knowledge and skills then look no further. Our International Trade Team can equip you with the right knowledge. Our training offering is split into two packages.

Bespoke full package: 3 hour workshop designed to specifically target the areas your business has identified where there may be value in training. We can subtract and substitute as appropriate to cover all the topics that you feel will be of value.

Bitesize Training: This is a shorter version of our full training workshop (lasting approximately one hour) and is designed to cover the essentials when it comes to international trade. Three topics are included in this package.

We offer tailored packages designed to meet your specific business needs and these are as follows:


Package is designed as a beginners guide to exporting and covers off steps new exporters/importers require to take, paperwork required to move goods in and out of the UK, commodity codes and more.


Package is a stepping stone from the Access package and it expands on some of the topics covered. New topics are also introduced such as Rules of Origin and Customs Special Procedures. This package also looks at the tools and resources importers and exporters need to be mindful of with practical examples being provided.





Package is well suited for those who are are experienced within their trading journey however wish to enhance their knowledge and skills further. This package is more interactive and engaging bringing complex scenarios to life. It looks at essential elements relevant to your business in more detail.
With the Bitesize we also offer “Build your own Bitesize” so this will give you the opportunity to choose the topics that you want covered.



If you would like to gain a comprehensive understanding of the essential aspects of importing and exporting or enhance your knowledge book your space now.

For more information about the training topics available and to register your interest, please do not hesitate to contact us at For upcoming course dates please review our calendar here.

International Membership

Inverness Chamber of Commerce remain committed to connecting, supporting and representing our members. Our recently re-developed international trade membership offering contains three clear, cost-effective packages meaning whatever stage of the exporting journey you are at, we have a package to suit. 

Access – This package has been created for those who are at an early stage of their international trade journey and would like support in understanding the basics of importing and exporting. This package will support small businesses with raising their profile, networking and making connections locally and internationally. It will also provide access to discounted export documentation, training on key topics and specific support to help expand your business overseas. 

Intermediate – Our Intermediate package is designed for those ready to expand and increase their international sales in new markets. With discounted technical advice and support, we can help your business remain compliant, saving you time and money. Discounted rates on international trade training will equip you with the knowledge required to grow your business overseas and access to the Global Business Network will help you make connections in your chosen markets, 

Global – The Global package has been designed for established exporters or importers. With an emphasis on training, technical advice and international connections, this package is well suited for those with a team of staff dealing with international customers. This package also provides Global members with high level stakeholder engagement opportunities through access to leadership discussion events and policy roundtables. Through our engagement with business leaders and key decision makers, we will lobby on your behalf and give your business a voice to actively represent your views. As part of your Global membership, you will also have unlimited access to the British Chamber of Commerce Global Business Network, with contacts in over 70 countries throughout the world. 

For more information and pricing, please download our brochure. If you are interested in discussing your membership options further, we would be delighted to have the conversation. 

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