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Basildon For Business - Our International Business Development Project Successes

Basildon Council's Economic Development Team has a continuous involvement in various international business development projects.

Basildon for Business Logo (245x105 - Blue) Since 2010 Basildon Council has been involved in various international business development projects involving local SMEs through various engagements such as:-

  • Hosting high level trade delegations for SMEs in Basildon
  • Conferences, meetings, factory visits hosted for and with foreign ministers, business leaders, trade associations in Basildon
  • Trade delegations, conferences-key note addresses
  • Participation at 'Buyer to Buyer' meetings
  • Development and delivery of specialist workshops
  • Seventy overseas businesses engaged with so far, including inward investment
  • Forty five local companies engaged with so far.

To summarise; over the past year, by engaging in the above activities, Basildon Council has been able to contribute towards the following:-

  • creation of 10 local jobs
  • safeguarding another 14 jobs
  • £5 million in revenue generated between the companies which participated in various trade delegations and projects.

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