International Trade

This award is for family businesses that can demonstrate success in trading overseas. We welcome entries from both new and established exporters.

What will the judges be looking for?

  • An understanding of your international operations and their size and importance relative to the business as a whole
  • How your international trade has developed over recent years and the key success factors
  • The steps you have taken to develop and grow your international markets
  • How the family and the family values contribute to your success in international markets
  • Any barriers and challenges you have faced and how you overcame them
  • Details of the research and planning you undertook before moving into or expanding overseas operations
  • Future plans for maintaining and/or further developing international markets

The 2018 Awards are open for entries!

The Midlands Family Business Awards are now open for entries and all Midlands family businesses can enter 2 of our 10 categories - and don't forget it's free to enter!