Rugby chief offers trade advice

Nigel Melville, the head of USA Rugby, and former England and Irish Lions player John Bentley, will be among the speakers for UKTI’s Tackling the US Market event.

The free-to-attend conference will provide businesses with advice on the opportunities and pitfalls of exporting to the US. Stuart Watson, managing partner of EY, the official business adviser of the Rugby World Cup 2015, will speak about the values of the game and why they translate into the business world. The event takes place from 9am-2pm on Thursday, September 24 at the Everyman Cinema, Leeds. To book free places visit: