Major Japanese store explores Cornwall’s food and drink offering
Earlier this week, representatives from Western Japan’s largest department store, Hankyu, travelled to Cornwall to learn more about the region’s food and drink brands. Hosted by Cornwall Trade and Investment and the Great Cornish Food Store, Hankyu – which likens itself to Selfridges, spent two days sampling some of Cornwall’s finest produce with a view […]
Beyond Pasties and Poldark: How Cornwall is Growing a Forward-Thinking, Interconnected Screen Sector.
Words by Wendy Mitchell Cornwall is a place traditionally known for holidays and history, for pasties and Poldark. But there is more to modern Cornwall, as the screen sector is booming in the digital era, thanks to passionate local talent and new networks and infrastructure being developed by local organisations like Screen Cornwall and Falmouth […]
Want to join a trade mission to one of the world’s biggest tech conferences?
Collison is taking place on the 20-23 June 2022, in Toronto, Canada. Cornwall Trade and Investment is attending and we’d love you to join us. Cornwall-based businesses working in the tech or creative sector could benefit from: Networking on an international stage – over 33,000 attendees Learning and development from the leaders in tech – […]
Cornwall: The perfect environment for a B Corp to flourish
Cornwall’s green and blue landscape, strong sense of community and commitment to achieving net zero ahead of the rest of the UK make it attractive to purpose-driven businesses focused on the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. Many of the region’s businesses addressing their environmental and social impact have done so via B […]
Businesses invited to look to the future in trailblazing Cornwall Board2030 event at the Eden Project
Businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being invited to look to the future and create a better tomorrow for people and the planet by coming together for the first county-level event of its kind in the UK. Taking place at the Eden Project on Tuesday 26th April, Cornwall Boardroom2030 will see Cornwall […]
How is Cornwall going to achieve its Net Zero targets?
Following Cornwall Council being one of the first local authorities in the UK to declare a climate emergency, Cornwall is continuing to lead the way in the charge towards becoming the first net zero region in the UK and – thanks to G7 legacy funding aimed at helping reduce carbon emissions – efforts have been […]
New film to celebrate missions being possible
To celebrate the launch of a new series of export trade missions and events, Cornwall Trade and Investment has released a short film featuring local exporters. Cornwall Trade and Investment (CTI) exists to attract business investment into the region and promote Cornwall & IoS as a leading, credible destination for businesses. It also provides export […]
Marine-i offers local businesses fully-funded visit to National Renewable Energy Centre
Marine-i is offering businesses in Cornwall the opportunity to visit the advanced testing facilities available at the National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, Northumberland. There is free testing capacity available at this site through the Marine-i project, which local businesses can take advantage of. Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to […]
CODICES RAISE SEES START UP’S VALUE ROCKET TO £8.7M
NEW STREAMING TOOL AIMS TO LAUNCH ‘NEXT GEN’ OF LIVE ENTERTAINMENT An English start up with roots in Cornwall has seen its value balloon to almost £9m, following a recent investment round. To mark their new investment success and valuation news, tech company Codices is set to launch an exciting new platform in the […]
Trade without Travel: European Trade Mission
Are you ready to trade with Europe but struggling to find your way through new rules and regulations, or are you thinking about exporting to Europe but not sure where to start? Why not join our ‘Trade without Travel’ virtual trade mission taking place on 22nd & 23rd of March – providing six-hours of insight […]
Arca Research Project helps Cornish businesses transition to a circular economy
Arca – Italian for ark – is a new research project aimed at accelerating circular skills for Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. The project is part-funded through the European Social Fund and forms part of the European Strategic Investment Framework for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Arca will work with local businesses to co-design […]
New year considerations for your digital marketing strategies
Whether you’re looking to increase sales, grow your brand’s profile, or simply engage with a wider audience – digital marketing can play a crucial role in helping you attract high-quality customers and reach new audiences. We recently caught up with Marwick Marketing – a digital marketing agency founded in Canada, now with an office in […]