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HEY Export! Case Study: Humber Tech Week – Antonio Tombanane

June 10, 2021

In the fourth of our export video case studies, we meet Antonio Tombanane, Founder Tech Week Humber.

Antonio explains how innovation and technology are enablers for global trade and why companies across the Humber region should embrace new exporting opportunities, including those presented by the new, emerging global free trade agreements…

Interested in exporting? Contact Andrew Finch at the HEY LEP for more details via email at

HEY Export! Video Case Studies: MRT

June 10, 2021

In the third of our export video case studies, we meet Courtney Tarbotton, Business Development Manager at Marine Rescue Technologies (MRT), a Beverley-based company which specialises in commercial marine safety equipment and man-overboard solutions, supplying the global fishing, off-shore energy and renewables industries.

Here, Courtney explains the importance of exporting and emerging global markets to MRT and how the LEP and other partners have helped MRT develop its exporting journey…

Interested in exporting? Contact Andrew Finch at the HEY LEP

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HEY Export! Case Study: Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce

May 24, 2021

In the second of our export video case studies, we meet Pauline Wade, Director of International Trade at Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce.

Working in close collaboration with the HEY LEP, the Chamber is a key export partner for the region and its International Trade Centre Team offers a comprehensive range of international trade products and services, including export documentation and consular services, market research services, overseas trade fairs and trade missions, specialist export and import consultancy services, export webinars

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HEY Export! Case Study: Agencia

May 17, 2021

Today we launch our HEY Export! campaign, encouraging businesses across Hull and East Yorkshire of all different types and sizes to find out how exporting could benefit them.

In the first of our export video case studies, we meet DIT Export Champion Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia.

Located in Hessle, East Yorkshire, Agencia delivers transformation and change in areas such as health and social care, justice, policing and security, Agencia works with a range of clients including the Foreign, Commonwealth and

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East Yorkshire transformation specialists Agencia find opportunities in adversity

May 14, 2021

An East Yorkshire business which has made a mark regionally, nationally and globally by helping governments and other organisations drive positive transformation shared the secrets of its success with a series of lockdown webinars.

Agencia, a Northern Powerhouse Export Champion and a winner in the National Family Business Awards, has secured two major new deals since presenting the online advice sessions.

The company, based at Hessle, has also played a pivotal role in supporting the UK’s response to the pandemic including front-line

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East Riding Accessibility expert About Access develops remote training solution to work towards a more inclusive world

May 14, 2021

A business which works to overcome the obstacles facing disabled people has acted to make its own services more accessible by addressing the limitations of lockdown.

Pictured: Ian Streets, About Access

About Access, which operates internationally from its base in Anlaby, devised an online alternative for delivering its training programmes when restrictions prevented Managing Director Ian Streets from travelling to Northern Ireland to deliver a series of presentations.

Ian’s clients in Belfast have welcomed his innovative solution and he’s now looking

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Getting Building Fund: RaisE Business Centre and Innovation Hub

April 29, 2021


Project summary:

Situated at The Goole Junction 36 Enterprise Zone site, the RaisE Business Centre and Innovation Hub provides an excellent opportunity for significant industrial development in the East Riding, offering employment opportunities, economic sustainability and also a high degree of future-proofing for the town, which is currently over-reliant on low-skilled work in factories, logistics and production.

The RaisE Business centre is aimed at supporting small and medium businesses and those pursuing self-employment, from any industrial sectors. However, users from the rail

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