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Explore New Markets: Doing Business in Chile


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm



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Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Chile?

The UK and Chile have enjoyed a long and vibrant trading relationship based on shared values for international open market co-operation and a strong drive for innovative solutions.

Chile is the UK’s third-biggest trading partner in Latin America with total trade in goods and services between Chile and the UK worth £2.2 billion for the year ending June 2019, a 10.7% increase on the same period in 2018. This close and constructive trade and investment relationship offers multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence.

Why should you join this webinar? 

This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Chile, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas.

Join on Thursday, 02 December 2021 to hear from our market experts as they share insights, tips and strategies to expand your products or services in Chile with success.

Featured Speakers

Greg Holland

Chief Executive Officer, British Chamber of Commerce, Santiago Chile

Greg has lived and worked in Chile from the beginning of 2003, and since joining the Chamber as CEO in 2012 has been actively involved with many of the issues and opportunities that exist businesses connected by roots or trading with the UK.

Greg is an accomplished and seasoned leader. He enjoyed a successful career with Thames Water as Operations Director in the UK before moving to Chile to assume the role of Country Manager. He is bilingual and has developed a wide network of trusted contacts in both the public and private sectors.

He has had extensive experience at board level as Chairman and Director across various organizations. In 2010 he founded a consulting business working on energy efficiency, renewables and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Cristina Irving Turner

Department of International Trade, Latin America and the Caribbean Business Specialist 

Cristina is the Business Specialist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Department for the International Trade (DIT). This role is based in the UK and is the face of DIT-LATC for UK business with the specific remit to actively promote trade between UK-LATAC. Prior to DIT, Cristina was the Business Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAC) at Emerald Publishing. Cristina has over ten years experience in the academic publishing industry; within both sales and editorial departments.

She relocated to Panama from the UK in 2016 to be on territory and to be a central part of the Emerald LATAC team.

 What will you learn? 

  • An overview of the current Chilean market
  • Understand the cultural differences and considerations when doing business with Chilean people and companies
  • Uncover the various business regulation considerations
  • Learn how to formulate a market entry strategy for success
  • Find out the barriers and common pitfalls facing UK exporters
  • Receive advice and guidance from Chilean market expert

When will this webinar take place? 

This webinar will take place on Thursday, 02 December 2021 | 15:00 – 16:30 GMT

Who is this webinar for? 

This webinar is designed for ambitious UK SMEs looking to do business in Chile and hear about the opportunities available for a successful expansion overseas.

Businesses must:

  • Be small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) according to the European SME definition
  • Be based in London or the South East of England
  • Be registered in the UK

What’s next? 

To secure your place for this free webinar, simply click the Register here button on the top of this page.

Please note, places are limited to two delegates per business and in high demand – we highly recommend applying quickly to secure your spot.

Contact us 

Have a question about the webinar? Email our team at

   I thought that the overall experience was wonderful. It was great to tap into such a diversified range of views from all the panellists who were kindly introduced to us which helped me to build a more insightful perspective into Chilean Markets and the heart of their culture as a whole.

– Webinar Attendee | Explore New Markets: Doing Business in Chile, June 2021

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