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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

People's Choice voting is now open!

Time to have your say? We think so! Voting for the People's Choice Award of the 2017 Midlands Family Business Awards, sponsored by Streets Chartered Accountants, is now open. Hit the ‘Vote Here!’ button to go to the awards voting platform and register - you can then place your vote for your favourite family business!