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:

Scotland-Canada Business Week (February 2022)

Join us on our virtual mission to Ontario as part of the wider Scotland-Canada Business Week event hosted by Inverness Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Lochaber Chamber of Commerce and the Scottish North American Business Council. Taking place over four days, this cross-sector mission is open to any Scottish company looking to explore opportunities available when doing business in Ontario.

Japan (June 2022)

We are delighted to be leading a virtual trade mission to Japan in June 2022, giving Scottish companies the chance to learn more about business opportunities in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagasaki. This mission is open to any business in Scotland interested in learning more about the Japanese market, 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
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