1. Establishing Commercial Relations
SEDC offers various activities enabling exporters to meet potential buyers and suppliers, gather information about their needs and to establish and develop sustainable commercial relations with them, through organizing meetings with local and foreign commercial counterparts and commercial delegates and missions visiting the country.
SEDC also facilitates communicating with members of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, commercial attaches of UAE embassies abroad, and those affiliated with foreign embassies to the UAE.
2. Participation in International Events
SEDC holds and participates in numerous international events and activities providing its member exporters with an added value, enabling them to promote their exportable products through a number of outlets, to conform to their requirements and based on the Sharjah export map.
SEDC organizes and participates in international exhibitions, which act as a platform for exporters seeking to promote their products and services for potential buyers and suppliers. SEDC also provides assistance and facilities for space reservations, stand design and building, and organizing meetings with buyers at such exhibitions.
* Commercial Missions
SEDC organizes specialized commercial delegations to foreign markets, to explore and determine marketing opportunities for exportable products. Such expeditions provide an opportunity for discussions, such as establishing commercial partnerships by holding direct meetings with business sector representatives at such markets.
3. Digital and e-Marketing
SEDC strives to diversify the channels and means of market access by its exporters to gain access to the largest possible segment of buyers. In response, SEDC constantly develops and introduces creative and innovation digital and e-marketing activities and solutions for its exporters to ensure direct communication and access to online international markets.
* SEDC Exporter Portal & Website
The SEDC portal and website was launched to market and promote Sharjah exporters and their products. The portal includes images and product information and a real time searchable database of their contact information.