International Resources

International Trade Missions

As part of a wider project supported by the Scottish Government and Scottish Chambers of Commerce, Inverness Chamber are running a series of virtual trade missions to support Scottish companies with their ambitions to expand in international markets.

When taking part in our missions, delegates will receive access to market awareness workshops, networking opportunities and 1:1 B2B meetings which are pre-arranged based on your business’ objectives.

To find out more information about our upcoming trade missions or to apply, please email

Upcoming Trade Missions:

New Zealand (November 2022)

We are delighted to be leading a virtual trade mission to New Zealand in November 2022, giving Scottish companies the chance to learn more about business opportunities in this market. This mission is open to any business in Scotland interested in learning more about doing business in New Zealand, regardless of their sector or whether or not they are a member of any Chamber of Commerce.

Highlands & Islands Export Partnership

Led by Inverness Chamber of Commerce, the Highlands and Islands Export Partnership offers:

  • Access to appropriate hands on support
  • Market research information
  • Technical enquiry support
  • 1:1 advice
  • Signposting to relevant agencies
  • Export action planning
  • Access to global connections

The power of the global Chamber of Commerce network enables us to facilitate connections across the world, tapping into an array of business professionals looking to offer their support services to businesses in the Highlands and Islands region.

If your business is based in the Highlands and Islands and you are interested in receiving support through the Export Partnership programme, please contact us here.

Technical Advice & Support

Navigating the world of international trade can be complex, with codes and acronyms sounding like a whole new language. Our experienced international trade team are always on hand to assist and can offer specialist advice, consultancy and technical support to businesses across the Highlands and Islands region.

  • Bespoke advice and consultancy to suit your company needs
  • Specialist import and export advice
  • Ongoing support or specific project support available
  • Country specific information from documentation requirements to cultural differences
  • Specialist technical support to businesses at every level of exporting or importing, whether new or experienced
  • Guidance on labelling. customs, duties, taxes, commodity codes

Ukraine Support

The devastating impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine remains clear. Whilst this situation is deeply worrying for many businesses, the British Chamber of Commerce network will continue to work closely with the UK Government to ensure businesses have as much advice, information and support as possible to make decisions , adapt to these circumstances and navigate the challenging times ahead. 

ChamberCustoms continue to offer free export declarations for humanitarian aid leaving the UK for Ukraine and the British Chamber of Commerce are offering advice and support for employees and workers, travel and visa advice as well as cyber security support.

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