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London, 10th May 2017
“Moving to Portugal” seminars for property buyers in the UK
On Wednesday 10th May, the Chamber will be holding “Moving to Portugal” seminars for consumers at the Thomas Lord Suite, Lord’s Cricket Ground, London NW8. This will be a one day event, with a short series of seminars for a selected audience of British property buyers who are keen to buy in Portugal.
Come and hear from our expert speakers at a series of short presentations throughout the day. Hear about the legal process, how to plan and finance your move, and where to buy your dream home. Topics covered include tax-free pensions, affordable property, the lower cost of living, the excellent healthcare and asunshine lifestyle.
Meet Portugal’s leading property agents, FX specialists, tax and wealth planners, lawyers and developers. And try some Portuguese wine!
Presentations start at 11.30am, 2.30pm and 6.30pm. It is free to attend but due to limited numbers it is essential to pre-book your space.
For more details go to www.movingtoportugal.co.uk
London, 9th May 2017
The Portuguese Chamber’s 2017 Property Conference will take place on Tuesday 9th May in the Thomas Lord Suite, at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London NW8 8QN, from 2.30pm
We have been organizing this conference for property professionals since 2004, so 2017 will mark its 13th anniversary. During the last decade the conference has grown in prestige to become the main annual networking event for property professionals working in the residential tourism sector in Portugal and the UK, and attracts 120+ paying delegates each year.
Our conference audience includes developers, financiers, mortgage providers, property investors, wealth managers, tax planners, bankers and real estate investment groups.
Our Conference Chairman will be Peter Robinson, Managing Director of the Association of International Property Professionals, who will moderate our speakers and panel members to ensure a lively and topical debate.
London, 3rd March 2017
Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in UK at VI Annual meeting of RCCP in Paris
On 23rd and 24th March the annual meeting of all the Portuguese Chambers of Commerce abroad was attended by our chairman Bernardo Ivo da Cruz and our general manager Christina Hippisley. During the meeting we met Portugal's former deputy prime minister Paulo Portas, now on the board of the Lisbon Chamber of Commerce which coordinates the network, and also Porugal's Minister of Economy, Manuel Cadeira Cabral. We were awarded A Distinguished Mention in recognition of our work in 2016 by the Minister of Economy.Read more...
London, 10 February 2017
Chamber members at today's London Stock Exchange 'Market Open' ceremony
The guest of honour at today’s Market Open ceremony, held at 8am in the heart of the City of London at the London Stock Exchange (LSE), was the Vice-President of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis. He was there to celebrate ‘Capital Markets Union’ (CMU), the European Commission’s initiative aimed at reducing cross-country barriers and widening SME companies’ access to equity finance, so that they can grow more easily and create jobs. In addition the LSE has just published its ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’ report, in which it identifies the 1000 fastest growing SMEs in the EU, including 22 from Portugal.Read more...
9 May 2017
Portugal Property Conference in the Thomas Lord Suite, at Lords Cricket Ground, London NW8 8QN, from 2.30pm.
10 May 2017
Moving to Portugal in the Thomas Lord Suite, at Lords Cricket Ground, London NW8 8QN, from 11am to 9pm.
6 July 2017
Algarve Golf Day at Vilamoura's Old Course, Algarve