Open To Export

Open to Export is the place where UK businesses come together to help each other become better, smarter and more confident doing business abroad.

What is Open to Export?

Open to Export is a community driven service for SMEs looking for help and support in exporting from the UK.

Open to Export is the Government supported free, online community for UK companies looking to grow internationally. It brings together experts from across the private sector and government agencies to help small and medium sized UK businesses successfully enter international markets.

What does Open to Export provide?

Users can gain practical insights on key international trade topics from articles, videos, webinars and special features, as well as getting bespoke advice from experts in the Q&A forum. The content is produced by industry experts, and anyone who has value to offer exporters can contribute. If you think you have some expertise or advice to offer, no matter how big or small your contribution, simply register here and start participating today.

Who is behind Open to Export?

Open to Export is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company (CIC). It has the support of the Federation of Small Businesses, the Institute of Export, and digital services provider, hibu as its founding members. Part of the Government's SME export strategy, Open to Export continues to work in close collaboration with DIT.

Open to Export Q&A forum

The site hosts an interactive Q&A area, where users can ask any export-related question they have. The Open to Export community of public and private sector advisers and industry experts are on hand to provide answers and assistance. If you are seeking help with exporting, you can register here and ask the community a question.