Export Champion Application Form – Apply Now!

CommonwealthFirst Export Champion Application Form


Over three years, 100 leading UK SMEs will be selected to become Commonwealth Export Champions. Export Champions will be provided with unique access and support in their quest to win new business in the fast growing Commonwealth markets. Their success will be showcased as an encouragement to the wider UK business community.

Applications to become an Export Champion for the CommonwealthFirst programme open Wednesday 4th October 2017 and close Monday 4th December 2017. All submissions will be considered for our fourth and final cohort to be announced in January 2018.

You can apply to become a CommonwealthFirst Export Champion by downloading the application form here and submit to: info@commonwealthfirst.org

As an Export Champion you will be a part of an intensive world-class 3-year programme with international support, which include:

  • Tailored trade missions: to fast growing Commonwealth markets such as Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia, Nigeria and South Africa
  • Access to high level networks and introductions: to ensure you are dealing with the right people in country
  • Training and mentoring: support from leading UK exporters, country and technical experts
  • Unrivalled profiling and branding opportunities
  • Assistance from UK Government, Trade Associations, Chambers of Commerce and a network of Suppliers
  • Wider web platform providing advice and support to SMEs looking to expand into Commonwealth markets

Before proceeding to the application form, please read the application criteria and Export Champion Benefits carefully.


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