Dozens of delegates attend inaugural King’s Lynn Hanse business conference

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Business leaders from West Norfolk and across Europe have gathered in Lynn today for a conference aimed at enhancing the area’s overseas trade links.

More than 80 delegates attended the inaugural Hanse Business Convention, which was held in the town’s historic Hanse House.

Hanse Business Convention with guest speakers. FLtoR Manfred Schurkamp. Andreas Prothmann.Dr Paul Richards.Simon Anholt. Dr Hermann Hauser. Nick Daubney. ANL-150515-142748009

Hanse Business Convention with guest speakers. FLtoR Manfred Schurkamp. Andreas Prothmann.Dr Paul Richards.Simon Anholt. Dr Hermann Hauser. Nick Daubney. ANL-150515-142748009

Companies from a wide range of sectors were represented at the event, which offered a range of advice and support sessions, plus keynote addresses from leading academics and business leaders.

West Norfolk Council leader Nick Daubney said the event was a “great success.”

Our video shows Manfred Schurkamp. Dr Andreas Prothmann from the German Embassy in London, Simon Anholt, Honorary Professor of political science at the University of East Anglia, and UK Business Ambassador Dr Hermann Hauser discussing the potential for Hanseatic trade links.