Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. Pact is proud to be an official DIT Trade Challenge Partner and works with DIT to support independent production companies in the UK to export to the World.

Below are useful links to some of the services DIT offers:

Export services for UK businesses
Every month DIT publishes hundreds of new export opportunities from around the world via their Exporting is GREAT portal.

You can also search for DIT events, trade fairs, missions and webinars here.

Regional Support
DIT provides access to a regional network of international trade specialists across the UK which:

- help businesses acquire the skills, contacts and confidence to start exporting or to break into new markets
- work closely with a global network of DIT advisers, to ensure UK businesses are given the best advice about exporting to their chosen destinations

Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP)
The Tradeshow Access Programme provides funding in the form of grants for eligible businesses to attend overseas trade shows. Find out more here.

High Value Opportunities
The High Value Opportunities programme helps UK businesses access large scale overseas procurement projects. It identifies opportunities as they become available and helps businesses secure contracts. The service is open to any size of business, in any sector, and with any level of export experience. Find out more here.

E-Exporting Programme
Department for International Trade (DIT) E-Exporting Programme helps UK retailers and brands export their products overseas via e-commerce. Find out more here.

Overseas Market Introduction Service
DIT’s Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS) can help your business at any stage of exporting - from finding opportunities to setting up in another country. Find out more here.

New to Exporting
First-time exporters may be interested in drawing up an export plan using the  free advice service, Open to Export, and find out about ways to finance exporting from UK Export Finance.