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

Image of the Basildon for Business Brand LogoSince 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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