Events on Access2Markets

Access2Markets Seminar

Virtual training with interpretation

  • 01 June 2022, 09:00-11:00 CET (tbd)
  • Language: English with interpretation in PT-CS-ET-LV-SL (tbd)
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: Explanation of Access2Markets, its different import and export sections, barriers, Single Entry Point, Statistics, ROSA the Rules of Origin self-assessment tool, My Trade Assistant for Procurement and a Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets
  • Click here to register

Past Events

To ensure rapid uptake by European businesses, the European Commission is organising a series of initial training events on Access2Markets for business organisations and important multipliers.

Training kits comprising recordings and PowerPoint presentations are made available after the events to help you organise your own training sessions on the use of Access2Markets.

Access2Markets Seminar

Organised in collaboration with the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

Virtual training with interpretation

  • 28 April 2022, 10:30-11:30 CET
  • Language: English
  • Host/organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: Explanation of Access2Markets, its different import and export sections, barriers, Single Entry Point, Statistics, ROSA the Rules of Origin self-assessment tool, Access2Procurement and a Q&A session.
  • Target audience: All Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets for those who are interested in accessing the Japanese market by taking advantage the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.
  • Information on the event found here


Access2Markets Seminar

Organised in collaboration with the French Presidency

Virtual training with interpretation

  • 05 April 2022, 09:00-11:00 CET
  • Language: French 
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade in collaboration with the French Presidency
  • Short description: Explanation of Access2Markets, its different import and export sections, barriers, Single Entry Point, Statistics, ROSA the Rules of Origin self-assessment tool, Access2Procurement and a Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets
  • Registration now closed

Access2Markets Seminar

Virtual training with interpretation

  • 10 February 2022, 09:00-11:00 CET
  • Language: English with interpretation in FR-DE-EN-ES-PL-RO
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: Explanation of Access2Markets, its different import and export sections, barriers, Single Entry Point, Statistics, ROSA the Rules of Origin self-assessment tool, Access2Procurement and a Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets
  • Registration now closed

EU - Central America Trade Talks Series

Sustainable logistics and transport in Central America: challenges and opportunities

  • 9 December 2021, 16:00-17:30 CET, Brussels
  • Language: Spanish, YouTube generated subtitles in EU languages
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade/ EEAS Foreign Partnership Instrument/ EU Delegations to Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama
  • Short description: EU and Central America trade stakeholders will discuss the development of sustainable logistics and transport in the region, presenting projects and opportunities for EU companies
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, official trade promotion agencies and institutional bodies working on mobility, transport and logistics in Central America
  • Links: YouTube  agenda

Seminar with ICEX España

Access2Markets, ROSA and Access2Procurement training

  • 2 December 2021, 10:00-11:30 CET, Brussels & Madrid
  • Explanation and live tour of Access2Markets, its different import and export sections, barriers, Single Entry Point, Statistics, ROSA the Rules of Origin self-assessment tool, Access2Procurement and a Q&A session
  • Language: Spanish
  • Registration now closed

Access2Markets Seminar

Virtual training with interpretation

  • 17 November 2021, 09:00-11:00 CET
  • Language: English with interpretation in Slovenian, Italian and Lithuanian
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: Explanation of Access2Markets, its different import and export sections, barriers, Single Entry Point, Statistics, ROSA the Rules of Origin self-assessment tool, Access2Procurement and a Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets

Registration now closed

Introduction to Access2Markets webinar

  • 17 November 2021, 11:00-12:00 CET
  • Language: English
  • Host/organiser: ZENIT; Enterprise Europe Network NRW; European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: As part of the MEDICA Healthcare Brokerage Event, the organisers offer a presentation on the Access2Markets portal, its tools and benefits, and a Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals

Access2Markets Road Show 2021

  • From September to December 2021, the European Commission DG TRADE will be promoting Access2Markets and the benefits of EU trade agreements at business and trade fairs
  • The aim is to raise awareness about Access2Markets and the benefits of EU trade agreements by engaging with business representatives, notably SMEs, and delivering tailored presentations to their specific business needs. The presence will include a stand and in most cases also a public presentation as a part of the conference programme.
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in trading beyond the borders of the EU and discovering how to use Access2Markets
  • Links to the events:

Introduction to Access2Markets webinar

  • 3 November 2021, 13:00-14:00 CET
  • Language: English
  • Host/organiser: Dublin Chamber of Commerce
  • Short description: As part of their Recovery Series: Supply Chain and Logistics event, the organisers offer a short overview of the Access2Markets portal, its tools and benefits
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals

EU-Central America Trade Talks Series

Boosting trade and investment in the health sector – The post COVID era

  • 21 October 2021, 17:00-18:30 CET, Brussels
  • Language: Spanish, YouTube generated subtitles in EU languages
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade/ EEAS Foreign Policy Instrument/ EU Delegations to Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama
  • Short description: EU and Central America trade stakeholders will discuss new cooperation and investment opportunities in the health sector after the COVID-19 crisis, including biomedicine development, clinical trials and pharmaceutical products production. Full agenda (in Spanish)
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, official trade promotion agencies and institutional bodies working on public procurement, and others interested in trading in Central America
  • Link to event: YouTube

Access2Markets and ROSA Seminar

Virtual training with interpretation

  • 28 September 2021, 09:00-11:00 CET
  • Language: English with interpretation in and from Dutch, Slovakian, Estonian, Croatian, Bulgarian
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: Explanation of Access2Markets, its different import and export sections, barriers, Single Entry Point, Statistics, ROSA the Rules of Origin self-assessment tool, Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets

Registration now closed

EU - Central America Trade Talks Series

Sustainable public procurement

  • 20 September 2021, 17:00-18:30 CEST, Brussels
  • Language: Spanish, YouTube generated subtitles in EU languages
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade/ EEAS Foreign Partnership Instrument/ EU Delegations to Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama
  • Short description: The event will gather EU and Central America trade stakeholders to debate and exchange best practices on developing sustainable public procurement in Central America, giving better access to EU companies to public procurement opportunities benefiting from the EU- Central America Association Agreement. The full programme of the event
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, official trade promotion agencies and institutional bodies working on public procurement, and others interested in trading in Central America
  • Link to event: YouTube

Access to markets in the EU and beyond – an orientation for entrepreneurs 

Training seminar

  • 27 May 2021, 14:00-16:00 CET, Brussels
  • Language: English with interpretation in French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Grow/DG Trade
  • Short description: As part of the EU Open4Business webinar series, ‘A New Compass for SMEs’, DG Trade will do a live presentation of the Access2Markets portal. Other topics covered in the webinar include the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), and Clusters. The full programme of the series of webinars is available online.
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets
  • Link to announcement: Twitter

Train the trainers Workshop Poland

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

Train the trainers Workshop Bulgaria

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

Training seminar

Virtual presentation with interpretation

  • 27 April 2021, 09:00-11:00 CET, Brussels
  • Language: English with interpretation in Spanish and Italian
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: Live tour of the new portal launched - Access2Markets - with Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets

Train the trainers Workshop Czechia

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

Train the trainers Workshop Greece

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

  • 14 April 2021, 09:00-13:00 EET, Greece (08:00-12:00 CET, Brussels)
  • Language: Greek
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in Greece and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily Greek business organisations and important multipliers
  • Link to announcement: EC Representation in Greece Enterprise Europe Network in Greece Twitter

Train the trainers Workshop France

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

  • 23 March 2021, 13:30-17:30 CET, France
  • Language: French
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in France and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily French business organisations and important multipliers
  • Links to announcement: Twitter LinkedIn Enterprise Europe Network in France

Train the trainers Workshop Finland

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

  • 17 March 2021, 09:00-13:00 EET, Finland (08:00-12:00 CET, Brussels)
  • Language: English
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in Finland and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily Finnish business organisations and important multipliers
  • Links to announcement: EC Representation in Finland Twitter LinkedIn

Train the trainers Workshop Hungary

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

  • 10 March 2021, 09:00-13:00 CET, Hungary
  • Language: Hungarian
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in Hungary and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily Hungarian business organisations and important multipliers
  • Links to announcement: EC Representation in Hungary Twitter LinkedIn Facebook

Training seminar

Virtual presentation with interpretation

  • 25 February 2021, 09:00-11:00 CET, Brussels
  • Language: English with interpretation in Spanish, Swedish, Latvian, Slovak, and Slovenian.
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: Live tour of the new portal launched - Access2Markets - with Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, business organisations, trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets

Train the trainers Workshop Denmark

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

  • 24 February 2021, 09:00-13:00 CET, Denmark
  • Language: English
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in Denmark and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily Danish business organisations and important multipliers
  • Links to announcement: EC representation in Denmark LinkedIn Facebook

Train the trainers Workshop The Netherlands

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop (WebEx)

  • 9 February 2021, 09:00-13:00 CET, The Netherlands
  • Language: English
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in The Netherlands and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily Dutch business organisations and important multipliers
  • Links to announcement: EC representation in Netherlands Twitter

Train the trainers Workshop Romania

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop (WebEx)

  • 29 January 2021, 09:00-13:00 EET, Romania (08:00-12:00 CET, Brussels)
  • Language: Romanian
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in Romania and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily Romanian business organisations and important multipliers
  • Link to announcement: EC representation in Romania

Training seminar

Virtual presentation with interpretation (Interactio)

  • 26 January 2021, 09:00-11:00 CET, Brussels
  • Language: English with interpretation in Croatian, Estonian, Italian, Lithuanian, and Portuguese
  • Host/organiser: European Commission DG Trade
  • Short description: Live tour of Access2Markets with Q&A session
  • Target audience: Companies, Business organisations, Trade promotion professionals, and others interested in discovering how to use Access2Markets

Train the trainers Workshop Ireland

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

  • 9 Dec 2020, 09:00-13:00 GMT, Ireland (10:00-14:00 CET, Brussels)
  • Language: English
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in Ireland and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily Irish business organisations and important multipliers
  • Link to announcement and registration: EC representation in Ireland

Train the Trainers Workshop Austria

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

  • 4 Dec 2020, 09:00-13:00 CET, Austria
  • Language: German
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in Austria and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily Austrian business organisations and important multipliers
  • Link to announcement: Twitter

Train the Trainers Workshop Germany

Access2Markets Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual (WebEx)

  • 18 Nov 2020, 09:00-13:00 CET, Germany
  • Language: German
  • Host/organiser: Representation of the European Commission in Germany and DG Trade
  • Short description: Practical training session on Access2Markets
  • Target audience: Primarily German business organisations and important multipliers
  • Link to announcement: EC representation in Germany

The Road to Recovery – Empowering Small Businesses to trade internationally

Policy response for the post-pandemic economy

  • 13 Oct 2020 08:00-14:00 CET, Brussels
  • Press release
  • Host/organiser: European Commission, DG Trade
  • Short description: Official launch conference for Access2Markets. Opening address by Executive Vice President and acting Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovkis. Speech by Denis Redonnet, the Chief Trade Enforcement Officer (CTEO), on the CTEO’s mission and work plan, and presentation of the new Access2Markets platform by the Commission.
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