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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

Enter Midlands Family Business Awards

Time to shine a light on your family business? We think so! Entries for the Midlands Family Business Awards are now open. Hit the ‘enter awards’ button to go to the awards entry platform - entries are free and you can select from 10 different award categories. Good luck!