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Join the International Growth Webinar Series to learn more about export and trade outside of the UK. Explore business opportunities in Germany's Ruhr region with expert insights.

Thinking of doing businesses internationally? Join us for a discussion on opportunities potentially waiting for your business in Germany’s largest metropolitan area, the Ruhr.

In session led by Frank Speer, Head of Internationalisation & Location Marketing at Business Metropole Ruhr, we will delve into why the Ruhr region and Germany is an attractive destination for exporting or expansion.

Like any good internationalisation strategy, it requires local knowledge, a local network and proper planning. Join us to get good understanding of the opportunities in hydrogen, real estate, circular economy sectors in the Ruhr region, Germany's largest metropolitan area.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the size and potential of the German market, skilled workforce, support programs and valuable tips/suggestions for doing business successfully in Germany.


Meet the Speakers

Frank Speer
Frank, with MBA-background and various positions in international sales & marketing in his vita, drives forward the international marketing of Germany’s biggest metropolitan area, the Ruhr region. By initiating „Innovation Bridges“ between the Ruhr region and innovation hotspots around the globe, his team is the ideal contact for international innovators who are looking to grow their business in Germany. The BMR provides access to the region’s B2B and B2C market and to the region’s talent pool.

Rebecca Großmann
Rebecca Grossmann, a native of the Ruhr Metropolis, is project manager for Internationalisation & Location Marketing at Business Metropole Ruhr GmbH. With a background in events and marketing, she's dedicated to showcasing the region's assets and attracting businesses.


As this workshop is fully-funded, businesses are subject to funders' eligibility criteria. Please keep an eye out for communication from our Enquiry team at GM Business Growth Hub who will discuss your eligibility and complete paperwork. If your place is confirmed, you will receive an email from us with further details.
Business trading in the Greater Manchester region.
Micro business, small and medium-sized enterprise, or large business.
Social enterprises where these engage in economic activity.

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