How to set up a conference call to Spain

Here’s a stat for you – Spain’s investment in the UK is more than th e whole of the Latin America’s combined, making Spain one of the largest investors in the UK.

And despite its recent economic troubles, Spain is the fifth largest economy in the European Union (EU) and the fastest growing in the eurozone.

When it comes to exports, Spain is the UK’s 8th largest market and in 2011 exported UK goods and services were worth £15.28 billion.

There are 900 UK companies currently operating in Spain, with businesses like Tunstall and Primark increasing their investment, while Dealz-Poundland, Stella McCartney and Jo Malone are among new UK investors in Spain.

If you want to join the legion of ex-pats and invest in a Spanish business opportunity – or even if you have business interests out there already –  you’ll need an easy and cost-effective way to keep in touch – which is where a conference call comes in.

And here’s how you can arrange one for up to 100 participants using nothing more than a mobile or landline telephone…

How to set up a conference call between the UK and Spain

Visit to get your free PIN and then click on the ‘Invite Participants’ tab to generate an email template into which you should enter the time, date and subject of the conference call you’re setting up.

Choose UK and Spain dial-in codes, click ‘Copy this invitation’, before pasting it into an email and sending it to up to 100 participants.

Dial-in numbers to call

At the allotted time colleagues should dial the following numbers and enter your PIN:

– UK participants dial 0843 0 250 250
– Spain participants dial 902-559217

Your conference call is ready to begin!

Where is Spain?

The Spanish mainland to the north by France and Andorra, and has a coastline along the Bay of Biscay. The west is bordered by Portugal, with an Atlantic coastline, while the south and east is almost all Mediterranean coastline.

Whats’ the best time to call Spain from the UK?

Madrid sits just over 1,000 miles away from London and although there are regular flights that take around two-and-a-half hours to cover the distance, a conference call makes more sense than jumping a flight every time you need to talk shop.

If you’re going to keep in touch via conference call, bear in mind Spain is an hour ahead of the UK.

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