Virtual Event
Oct 01-02, 2020
09:30 - 17:30 EAT
2 Day Event

Building economic resilience with trade

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Global Trade Review (GTR) is delighted to announce that in line with current restrictions and concerns over travel and the holding of physical gatherings, GTR East Africa 2020 will take place virtually on October 1-2.

Once again welcoming support from a host of leading trade finance players alongside key supranational and industry bodies, this exciting event will utilise GTR’s bespoke virtual platform to deliver a comprehensive range of live-streamed and pre-recorded content and unrivalled networking opportunities, focusing on key trade sectors from commodities and agribusiness, to the development of local value-add industry and achieving digital innovation.

As we continue over a decade of market-leading gatherings, don’t miss your chance to participate in this beginning of an exciting new era for GTR East Africa; promising the high quality content and networking you have come to expect, delivered via specialist virtual technology platform for an optimal attendee experience. We hope to see you there!



How will the virtual event be delivered?

As an introduction, have a look at this video for a quick tour of the digital platform.

GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual will encompass the key aspects of the live conference experience in a digital format, retaining our core focus on networking, collaboration and knowledge sharing, with our unrivalled delegate mix including corporates, traders, banks, insurers, lawyers, technology companies, non-bank financiers, government agencies and investors.


Attendees by sector in 2019

In 2019, with over 157 different companies represented, two of the largest sectors in attendance were corporates & traders (44%) and bankers & financiers (25%). 


  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Adrian Kenya
  • Africa Logistics Properties
  • Amiran Kenya
  • Bamburi Cement
  • Bayer
  • Bizna Group
  • Brae Holdings
  • Bunge
  • Car & General
  • Cargill
  • Cofco International
  • D. K. Engineering
  • Daylight Nursing
  • Dints International
  • East African Gasoil
  • ETG
  • Finken Holdings
  • First Rate Projects
  • Fruve Produce Limited
  • Galana Oil
  • GE Healthcare
  • General Electric
  • Grow More Seeds & Chemicals
  • Home Comforts Foods USA
  • Home Comforts Tea
  • Honda Motor Co
  • Isuzu Motors
  • Jamii Group
  • Jeilo Collections
  • JPD Landtrac
  • Kadel
  • Kenya Co-operative Coffee Exporters
  • Kenya Electricity Transmission Company
  • Kenya Tea Development Agency
  • Ketraco
  • Kings Pride Properties
  • L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering
  • Lamar Commodity Trading
  • Louis Dreyfus Company
  • Mabati Rolling Mills
  • Marubeni Corporation
  • Mitchell Cotts
  • Multi Commerce FZE Dubai
  • NMS
  • Nokia
  • OCP Group
  • Olam International
  • Omnia Group
  • P J Dave Flowers
  • Petrocam Kenya
  • PZ Cussons
  • Riftcot
  • Safal Group
  • Sian Roses
  • Silafrica
  • Simba Enterprises
  • Soko
  • SS Mehta & Sons
  • Sterling & Wilson
  • Sunda Group
  • Technology associates
  • Thai Group
  • The Option Two
  • Tradeable House Africa
  • True Ways
  • Twiga Foods
  • Vamara Group
  • Afreximbank
  • African Banking Corporation
  • Al Salam Bank Bahrain
  • Alubaf Arab International Bank
  • BACB
  • Bank of Kigali
  • Bank One
  • Barclays
  • CBA Capital Partners
  • Citi
  • Commercial Bank of Africa
  • Co-operative Bank of Kenya
  • CRDB Bank
  • Crown Agents Bank
  • Diamond Trust Bank
  • Ecobank Uganda
  • Euro Exim Bank
  • FBNBank (UK)
  • FCMB Bank
  • Guardian Bank
  • Gulf African Bank
  • I&M Bank
  • Kenya Commercial Bank
  • Loita Capital Partners
  • MCB
  • MUFG
  • Nedbank CIB
  • NIC Bank
  • Prime Bank
  • Rabobank
  • Raindew Commodities
  • Rand Merchant Bank
  • Rand-Asia Trade Finance
  • SBM Bank
  • Sidian Bank
  • Stanbic Bank
  • Standard Chartered
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • The Access Bank UK
  • Tropical Bank
  • Victoria Commercial Bank
  • Badian Group
  • Belvedere Advisory
  • Design 365
  • Etihad Capital Africa
  • Global Finance & Capital
  • KPLC
  • SME Support Centre
  • Vallis Commodities
  • Woodrow Communications
  • CDC Group
  • Department for International Trade
  • GIZ
  • Kenya National Archives
  • National Treasury of Kenya
  • Saundi Fund for Development
  • Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews
  • ENSafrica
  • Rukangira Law Chambers
  • Sullivan
  • Alain Charles
  • GTR
  • Merger Market
  • Moshek Africa
  • Standard Group
  • Credit Africa
  • ExWorks Capital
  • Financial Access
  • MNCapital Africa Advisors
  • Wilben Trade
  • Flutterwave
  • IBM
  • Linkflow international
  • Mitigram
  • Trutrade
  • Uwazi
  • International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
      • Avocado Vision
      • Duco Global
      • Kenya Red Cross Society
      • Self Help Africa
      • Zetech University


      What others are saying

      "Very insightful discussion relating to trade and investment opportunities in Africa"

      T Mulongo, Co-operative Bank of Kenya

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      T Mulongo, Co-operative Bank of Kenya

      "Very insightful discussion relating to trade and investment opportunities in Africa"
      "A great forum for networking and sharing ideas on various aspects of trade"

      E Odhiambo, I&M Bank

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      E Odhiambo, I&M Bank

      "A great forum for networking and sharing ideas on various aspects of trade"
      "A must attend for traders seeking financing options. Excellent networking opportunities"

      B Muchiri, Home Comforts Tea

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      B Muchiri, Home Comforts Tea

      "A must attend for traders seeking financing options. Excellent networking opportunities"
      "Excellent diversity of people, speakers and representing companies"

      M Rapson, Avocado Vision

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      M Rapson, Avocado Vision

      "Excellent diversity of people, speakers and representing companies"
      "The discussions are great and an eye opener to the economy of Kenya and the position of Kenya to the global market"

      D Muthama, Galana Oil

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      D Muthama, Galana Oil

      "The discussions are great and an eye opener to the economy of Kenya and the position of Kenya to the global market"
      "What a great forum to connect with other players in trade finance, share perspectives and learn from others"

      T Muchiri-Nyaga, MUFG

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      T Muchiri-Nyaga, MUFG

      "What a great forum to connect with other players in trade finance, share perspectives and learn from others"
      "This was a great event that brought together skill/knowledge and deliverability to the market"

      R Qureshi, Petrocam Kenya Limited

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      R Qureshi, Petrocam Kenya Limited

      "This was a great event that brought together skill/knowledge and deliverability to the market"
      "Excellent platform to learn about the new developments in the region, and meet with entrepreneurs and respective players."

      K Thakur, Prime Investrade

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      K Thakur, Prime Investrade

      "Excellent platform to learn about the new developments in the region, and meet with entrepreneurs and respective players."
      "A unique opportunity to be kept informed about trends relevant to financing trade in Africa."

      A Lyinbor, FBN Bank UK

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      A Lyinbor, FBN Bank UK

      "A unique opportunity to be kept informed about trends relevant to financing trade in Africa."
      "An excellent networking platform. Well attended by key industry parties, including financial institutions, lawyers, exporters, insurers, industry experts and advisors."

      M Lawrence, Afreximbank

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      M Lawrence, Afreximbank

      "An excellent networking platform. Well attended by key industry parties, including financial institutions, lawyers, exporters, insurers, industry experts and advisors."
      "Provided good insights into African trade and its values and risks. Very worthwhile."

      F Zadan, Basetrade Global

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      F Zadan, Basetrade Global

      "Provided good insights into African trade and its values and risks. Very worthwhile."
      "Excellent forum to share views and experiences in trade and finance. Created good opportunities to improve business worldwide."

      S Ekedi, AfDB

      Global Trade Review (GTR)

      S Ekedi, AfDB

      "Excellent forum to share views and experiences in trade and finance. Created good opportunities to improve business worldwide."
      Global Trade Review (GTR)


      Media Coverage


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      Topics to be discussed

      – Prosperity through regional integration: Assessing fresh challenges for the Africa Continental Free Trade Area

      Value-added in Africa: Building world-beating regional supply chains to thrive in the new normal

      – Identifying the flows driving East African trade into the new decade: Where do the new opportunities and risks lie for trading entities and their financiers?

      Financing the trade ecosystem: Overcoming tight liquidity conditions and physical supply chain challenges

      Commodities trade and agribusiness: Managing demand shocks and price volatility

      – The Demo Lab: Rebooting East African trade with innovative tech

      – The SME financing debate: What more can be done to provide financing support for grass roots trade growth?


      ACT East Africa Virtual Treasury Forum

      The Association of Corporate Treasurers brings you the ACT East Africa Virtual Treasury Forum, taking place on September 30th in association with GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual. Hosted via GTR’s bespoke virtual event platform, a comprehensive one day agenda will provide insight on the latest treasury challenges faced in 2020, and the strategies being implemented by a selection of international treasury experts.

      Register for GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual to gain full access to both the ACT East Africa Virtual Treasury Forum on September 30th, as well as GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual on October 1-2.




      Download the agenda

      Speakers include

        Aba Schubert
        Dorae (Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer)
        Ashish Thakkar
        Mara Group (Founder & Chief Executive Officer)
        Caroline Stockmann
        Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) (Chief Executive)
        Cynthia Alubala
        PZ Cussons (Supply Chain Finance Manager, DMEA Region)
        Dennis Kathurima
        Kobo360 (Country Manager, Kenya)
        Dev Anand Haman
        Comesa (Assistant Secretary General, Admin & Finance)
        Dheerie Govender
        Global Collateral Control (GCC) (Chief Executive Officer)
        Duarte Pedreira
        Crown Agents Bank (Head)
        Eric Monchu Intong
        AfreximBank (Senior Manager, FI, Sovereigns & Corporates)
        George Bellord
        BPL Global (Director)
        George Bodo
        Callstreet Research & Analytics (Director)
        Georgette Adonis-Roberts
        Euro Exim Bank (International Legal Counsel)
        Gloria Abura
        Vivo Energy (Treasury and Credit Manager)
        Grace Murage
        Rand Merchant Bank (Transactor)
        Graham Bright
        Euro Exim Bank (Head of Compliance & Operations)
        Hillary Oonge
        M-KOPA Solar (Group Treasury Manager)
        Idrissa Diop
        AfreximBank (Director, Compliance)
        Jack Kiche
        Nokia (Head of Structured Finance)
        Janet Kiarie
        Unilever (Assistant Finance Operations Manager)
        Kagure Wamunyu
        Kobo360 (Eastern Africa Regional Head)
        Lanre Oloniniyi
        Orbitt (Co-Founder)
        Linda Onyango
        SME Support Centre (Chief Executive Officer)
        Lodewyk Meyer
        Baker McKenzie (Partner)
        Manaseh Oiro
        Kenya Association of Manufacturers (Trade & Policy Manager)
        Marianne Kilonzi
        Citi (Senior Manager)
        Marieme Niang Camara
        Wilben Trade (Managing Director)
        Martin Azenga
        Stanbic Bank (Head)
        Mwambu Malamba
        State Bank of Mauritius (Treasurer)
        Nicholas Oliver
        NMS (Head of Business Development; Co-Chair)
        Nisrin Abouelezz
        Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) (Managing Director)
        Patrick Makau
        Standard Chartered (Executive Principal, Head)
        Peter Jumba
        UMEME (Treasurer)
        Prosper Nambaya
        CRDB Bank plc (Head of Corporate Banking)
        Richard Kyalimpa
        New Bukumbi Coffee Processors (General Manager)
        Robert Besseling
        EXX Africa (Executive Director)
        Sachin Jain
        Export Trading Group (ETG) (Chief Financial Officer)
        Samuel Ndonga
        Samawati Capital Partners (Co-founder & Managing Director)
        Shannon Manders
        GTR (Editorial Director)
        Shona Tatchell
        Halotrade (Founder & Chief Executive Officer)
        Simon Cook
        Sullivan (Partner)
        Snehar Shah
        Azuri Technologies (Managing Director, East Africa)
        Sydney Wechuli
        Nairobi Securities Exchange (Treasurer)
        Tedd George
        Kleos Advisory UK (Founder & Chief Narrative Officer)
        Timothy Muchiri
        Greensill Capital (Director & Head of Distribution, Africa)
        Zhann Meyer
        Nedbank CIB (Head of Agricultural Commodities)


      Speaking Opportunities

      To inquire about speaking opportunities, please contact George Mitchell, Associate Director, Content & Production at



      Become a sponsor

      Sponsoring is a great way to position your company or organisation as an industry leader and GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual  is a perfect platform for you to reach out to those that matter to your business.

      >> Request the Sponsorship brochure

      Contact Ed Virtue for Sponsorship opportunities. | +44 (0)20 8772 3008

      >> Request a Media or Institutional Partnership

      Institutional partnerships are available for government organisations and public bodies. Media partnerships and press passes are available.

      Contact Elisabeth Spry for partnership opportunities. | +44 (0)20 8772 3006

      Address: Eastern Africa Time (EAT), Virtual Event




      Head of Business Development

      Email: Queenie Taylor-Wong at


      Associate Director, Content & Production

      Email: George Mitchell at


      Sales Team

      Email: Sales Team at


      Marketing Manager

      Email: Elisabeth Spry at


      Associate Director, Logistics

      Email: Anna Vilka at


      Email: GTR at

      Standard Rate = US$399.00*

      Standard rate passes apply to all others including financial service providers, such as banks, insurers and brokers.

      Corporate Rate
      = Free

      Corporate rate passes apply to exporters, importers, traders, manufacturers, traders and producers of physical goods only.


      Multiple registrations

      Please contact to book multiple registrations. A 15% multi-booking discount can be applied for the second or any subsequent booking received from the same company and office booked at the same time.


      Media, Press, Government Organisations, and Associations

      Partnership opportunities are available. Passes for press and government organisations are available.

      Contact for more details.


      * UK Based Customer – 20% UK VAT, EU Based Customer – Subject to Reverse-Charge,  Non-EU Based Customer -  Zero Rated

      ** All corporate registrations will be held until confirmed. For questions about eligibility for the corporate rate pass, please contact

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      Who are we?

      Established in 2002 and with offices in London and Singapore, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd is the world’s leading trade and trade finance media company, offering information, news, events and services for companies and individuals involved in global trade.

      Our principal business activities are:

      • Business-to-Business financial publishing. We provide a range of products and services focused on international commodities, export, supply chain and trade finance markets including magazines, newsletters, electronic information and data
      • Organisers of seminars, conferences, training courses and exhibitions for the finance industry

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      Why do we collect information from you?

      Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you an enjoyable customised experience whilst allowing us to provide services and features that will meet your needs.
      We collect certain personal data from you, which you give to us when using our Site and/or registering or subscribing for our products and services. However, we also give you the option to access our Sites’ home pages without subscribing or registering or disclosing your personal data.

      We also collect certain personal data from other group companies to whom you have given information through their websites (including, by way of example, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd and subsidiaries, in accordance with the purposes listed below). Should we discover that any such personal data has been delivered to any of the Sites, we will remove that information as soon as possible.

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      This Data Protection Policy ensures Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd:

      • Complies with data protection law and follow good practice
      • Protects the rights of staff, customers and partners
      • Is open about how it stores and processes individuals’ data
      • pretexts itself from the risk of a data breach

      We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

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      The Data Protection Act 1998 described how organisations – including Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd – must collect, handle and store personal information. These rules apply regardless of whether data is stored electronically, on paper or on other materials. To comply with the law, personal information collected must be stored safely, not disclosed unlawfully and used fairly.

      The Data Protection Act is underpinned by eight important principles. These say that personal data must:

      • Be processed fairly and lawfully
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      • Processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects
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      We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about products and services, when you register for an event, register to receive eNewsletters, subscribe or register for a trial to our GTR magazine/website.

       Types of Personal Data Held and its Use

      1.      Customer Services and Administration

      On some Sites, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd collects personal data such as your name, job title, department, company, e-mail, phone, work and/or home address, in order to register you for access to certain content, subscriptions and events. In addition, we may also store information including IP address and page analytics, including information regarding what pages are accessed, by whom and when.

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      2.      Monitoring use of our Sites

      Where, as part of our Site services, we enable you to post information or materials on our Site, we may access and monitor any information which you upload or input, including in any password-protected sections. Subject to any necessary consents, we also monitor and/or record the different Sites you visit and actions taken on those Sites, e.g. content viewed or searched for. If you are a registered user (e.g. a subscriber or taking a trial), when you log on, this places a cookie on your machine. This enables your access to content and services that

      are not publicly available. Once you are logged on, the actions you take – for example, viewing an article – will be recorded (subject to any necessary consents). We may use technology or a service provider to do this for us. This information may be used for one or more of the following purposes:

      • to fulfil our obligations to you;
      • to improve the efficiency, quality and design of our Sites and services;
      • to see which articles, features and services are most read and used
      • to track compliance with our terms and conditions of use, e.g. to ensure that you are acting within the scope of your user licence;
      • for marketing purposes (subject to your rights to opt-in and opt-out of receiving certain marketing communications) – see paragraph 3 below;
      • for advertising purposes, although the information used for these purposes does not identify you personally. Please see paragraph 5 below for more details;
      • to protect or comply with our legal rights and obligations; and
      • to enable our journalists to contact and interact with you online in connection with any content you may post to our Sites.

      Please see paragraph 5 below for more information on cookies and similar technologies and a link to a page where you can turn them on or off.

      3.      Marketing

      Some of your personal data collected under paragraphs 1 and 2 above may be used by us to contact you by e-mail, telephone and/or post for sending information or promotional material on our products and/or services and/or those of our other group companies.
We give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications. Further detail can be found on the applicable Site and in the footer of each marketing communication sent by us, our group companies or service providers. See also “Consents and opt-outs” section below.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

      4.      Profiling

      We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you.

      5.      Cookies and similar technologies

      All our Sites use cookies and similar technical tools to collect information about your access to the Site and the services we provide.

      What is a cookie?

      When you enter some sites, your computer will be issued with a cookie. Cookies are text files that identify your computer to servers. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used.

      Many sites do this whenever a user visits their site in order to track traffic flows, recording those areas of the site that have been visited by the computer in question, and for how long.

      Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. Selecting not to receive means that certain personalised services Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd offers cannot then be provided to that user.


      Why do we use cookies?

      1. Log In – Where we provide log in mechanisms for site users a cookie is created at login and for the duration of the session. Each cookie contains a unique reference number only (no personal information) which is used to confirm you are authorised.
      2. Analytics – To allow us to keep track of traffic to our website we use cookies. The cookies simply tell us if you have previously visited our website so we can get more accurate figures for New vs Returning visitors.

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      • remember that you have used the Site before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to different parts of the Site. This allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get and make sure that the Site runs fast enough
      • remember your login session so you can move from one page to another within the Site;
      • store your preferences or your user name and password so that you do not need to input these details every time you visit the Site;
      • customise elements of the layout and/or content of the pages of Site for you;
      • record activity on our Sites so that we understand how you use our Sites enabling us to better tailor our content, services and marketing to your needs;
      • collect statistical information about how you use the Site so that we can improve the Site; and
      • gather information about the pages on the Site that you visit, and other information about other websites that you visit, so as to place you in a “market segment”. This information is only collected by reference to the IP address that you are using, but does include information about the county and city you are in, together with the name of your internet service provider.

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      6.      E-mail tracking

      E-mail tracking is a method for monitoring the e-mail delivery to those subscribers who have opted-in to receive marketing e-mails from GTR, including GTR Africa, GTR Asia, GTR Americas, GTR Europe, GTR Mena, GTR eNews, Third party e-mails and GTR Ventures.

      Why do we track e-mails?

      So that we can better understand our users’ needs, we track responses, subscription behaviour and engagement to our e-mails – for example, to see which links are the most popular in newsletters. They enable us to understand the consumers journey through metrics including open rate, click-through rate, bounces and unsubscribes. Any other purposes for which Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd wishes to use your personal data will be notified to you and your personal data will not be used for any such purpose without obtaining your prior consent.

      How do you track GTR eNewsletters?

      To do this, we use pixel GIFs, also known as “pixel tags” – these are small image files that are placed within the body of our e-mail messages. When that image is downloaded from our web servers, the e-mail is recorded as being opened. By using some form of digitally time-stamped record to reveal the exact time and date that an e-mail was received or opened, as well the IP address of the recipient.

      7.      Consents and opt-outs

      You can give your consent to opt-out of all or any particular uses of your data as indicated above by:

      • Indicating at the point on the relevant Site where personal data is collected
      • Informing us by e-mail, post or phone
      • Updating your preferences on the applicable Site or eNewsletter (unsubscribe and preference options are available in the footer of each eNewsletter)

      To turn cookies and similar technologies on and off, see the information in paragraph 5 above. Any questions regarding consents and opt-outs should be sent by e-mail to or by writing to Data Protection Officer at, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, 4 Hillgate Place, London, SW12 9ER, United Kingdom. Alternatively, you can telephone our London headquarters at +44 (0) 20 8673 9666.

      8.      Disclosures

      Information collected at one Site may be shared between Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd and other group companies for the purposes listed above.

      We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.

      9.      Public forums, message boards and blogs

      Some of our Sites may have a message board, blogs or other facilities for user generated content available and users can participate in these facilities. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.

      10.  Data outside the EEA

      Services on the Internet are accessible globally so collection and transmission of personal data is not always limited to one country. Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd may transfer your personal data, for the above-listed purposes to other third parties, which may be located outside the European Economic Area and/or with a different level of personal data protection. However, when conducting transfers, we take all necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated reasonably, securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

      Who has access to your information?

      Confidentiality and Security of Your Personal Data

      We are committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration.

      However, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features described above to try to prevent unauthorised access.

      We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

      • unauthorised access
      • improper use or disclosure
      • unauthorised modification
      • unlawful destruction or accidental loss

      All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personal data, are obliged to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us.


      Everyone who works for or with Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd has some responsibility for ensuring data is collected, stored and handled appropriately. Each team handling personal data must ensure that it is handled and processed in line with this policy and data protection principles. However, the following people have key areas of responsibility. The board of directors is ultimately responsible for ensuring that Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd meets its legal obligations.

      Name of Data Controller

      The Data Controller is Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd. Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd is subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered in the UK with the Information Commissioner`s Office.

      How to access, update and erase your personal information

      If you wish to know whether we are keeping personal data about you, or if you have an enquiry about our privacy policy or your personal data held by us, in relation to any of the Sites, you can contact the Data Protection Officer via:

      • By writing to this address: Data Protection Officer, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, 4 Hillgate Place, London, SW12 9ER, UK
      • Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8673 9666
      • E-mail:

      Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you. We may require proof of your identity and may charge a small fee (not exceeding the statutory maximum fee that can be charged) to cover administration and postage.

      Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd allows you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate in accordance with applicable laws, you may have your personal information:

      • erased
      • rectified or amended
      • completed

      Disclosing data for other reasons

      In certain circumstances, the Data Protection Act allows personal data to be disclosed to law enforcement agencies without the consent of the data subject. Under these circumstances, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, will disclose requested data. However, the Data Controller will ensure the request is legitimate, seeking assistance from the board and from the company’s legal advisors where necessary.

      Changes to this Privacy Statement

      We will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect new legislation or industry practice, group company changes and customer feedback. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically to be informed of how we are protecting your personal data.

      Providing information

      Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd aims to ensure that individuals are aware that their data is being processed, and that they understand.

      • How the data is being used
      • How to exercise their rights

      To this end, the company has a privacy statement, setting out how data relating to individuals is used by the company. This is available on request and available on the company’s website.

      Review of this policy

      We keep this Policy under regular review. This Privacy Statement was last updated in April 2018.

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