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An Enterprise Europe Network event could be your first step to finding new international business opportunities.

We organise a variety of events where you can meet potential business partners and learn all you need to know to expand your business in Europe. These might include 

  • matchmaking opportunities 
  • conferences about developments in a particular sector 
  • brokerage events, like TechMatch 
  • company missions between two or more countries.

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Language & Culture Workshop - French-speaking markets

Mercure Hotel, Roehyde Way, Hatfield AL10 9AF Hertfordshire
Did you know that French is the official language in over 30 countries world-wide?
This Business Culture and Language workshop is part of Enterprise Europe Network and UKTI's series of highly-rated courses invaluable for those who wish to show their commitment to their chosen export markets.
The day-long courses will help you to convince, communicate and collaborate with key stake-holders in your overseas markets.
Culture: The key-techniques that open doors. Understand the deep-set cultural attitudes and behaviours of business in French-speaking markets.
Language: The key-words that open doors. Everyone can learn a language. Find out what type of language learner you are. You’ll be speaking key phrases by the end of the day.
By the end of the session you will:
  • Be able to understand the deep cultural differences that drive negotiation and business styles.
  • Be able to understand social and business etiquette across the French speaking world.
  • Be able to meet and greet clients and introduce your business.
  • Have a list of key phrases for business emails.
  • Get through a French-speaking switchboard.
09:30 Registration
10:00 What is your learning style?
11:15 Break 
11:30 How to look at French culture
12:45 Lunch and networking
13:30 Speaking French
14:15 Break
14:30 Building on a first impression 
15:00 Future resources - UKTI and Enterprise Europe Network
15:15 Prize-giving
15:30 Close

Further information/How to register

Please contact the event organisers for further information

The trainer for this workshop is Susannah Poulton, Language & Culture Adviser, UKTI e: s.poulton@uktieast.org.uk t: 01707 398712

Event organiser website