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Registration of Interest: Midlands Engine Market Visit to TRAKO 2019


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Register your interest in joining our Midlands Engine Market Visit visit to TRAKO 2019 - the largest and most prestigious rail industry event in Poland, and one of the largest in Central and Eastern Europe.

The TRAKO International Convention is a significant event on the rail calendar. The exhibition brings together all elements of the rail industry from passenger rail, light rail and freight, as well as infrastructure, with industry attendance and participation from Poland, Europe and around the world.

By attending, you can gain an insight into the Polish and regional rail market and hear from industry thought-leaders, as well as meet new and potential clients. For more information about TRAKO, please see here.

Why join the Midlands Engine delegation?

The Midlands plays a major part in the UK Rail sector and is a priority for the Midlands Engine. As part of the delegation you will have the support of a DIT Midlands International Trade Adviser prior to and during the event.

You will also be able to spend time on the British Pavilion and have use of the Midlands Engine exhibition stand as a meeting place, and there will be the opportunity to showcase your company on the Midlands Engine stand via a short video/presentation on screen along with your company brochures.

Benefits of being part of the Midlands Engine delegation include:

  An exclusive insight into the Polish rail market. Learn about the challenges of doing business in Poland, and how to overcome them
  Special hotel rate of £125 at the Mercure Stare Miastro (limited rooms available). Coach transfers to and from exhibition are available if staying at the above
  A welcome meeting on Monday 24 September
  You are also invited to attend the UK exhibitors networking reception, as well as a UK Embassy Evening Reception at the WW2 Museum (TBC), and the event organisers reception
  A breakfast networking session with selected Polish companies
  Roundtable discussions and company/site visits
  Networking with buyers, press and exhibitors to establish new contacts
  Feature in the Mission Brochure distributed to international buyers and DIT’s overseas network
  Access to an an interpreter based on the Midlands Engine stand (we can help to arrange additional interpreters to support your visit if you require it)
  Use of a wide range of promotional opportunities organised by Midlands Engine and wider network
  Invaluable help from International Trade Advisers at DIT Midlands
(Market visit programme may be subject to change)

Cost, Eligibility and Grants:

A commitment fee in the region of £300 + VAT is applicable for each organisation to cover the cost of local events such as site visits and round table discussions. Delegates are responsible for booking their own flights and accommodation.

Financial support of £315 is available for those companies in the Midlands Engine area who meet the required eligibility criteria as detailed on the application form provided.

Register your interest:

Register your interest in this trade visit, free and without obligation. Please note that the final closing date for all mission applications is 14th August 2019, and your place is not guaranteed until you receive confirmation from us.

For any other enquiries contact the Department for International Trade East Midlands at events@tradeEM.co.uk or call 0345 052 4001.







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Visit details:

Location: AMBEREXPO,
Gdansk, Poland

Date: 24 - 27 September 2019

Midlands Engine

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The Midlands Engine is the heartbeat of Britain’s economy Built on a strong advanced manufacturing base and enhanced by a range of sectoral strengths, the Midlands Engine is perfectly positioned to take advantage of economic growth, productivity and skills opportunities.

We will improve the economy of the Midlands and the UK, deliver an enhanced quality of life for our citizens and communities and become a globally recognised driver of the economy. We will create a thriving environment for businesses to flourish.