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Education Events and Trade Missions - please visit our Education landing site for more information on how you can take part.

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UK-India Green Hydrogen Hub

The UK-India Green Hydrogen Hub is a coalition of UK and India research groups and innovators that join forces to drive science and innovation, accelerate and enhance the role of hydrogen in the UK and India’s decarbonisation journey. A range of Green Hydrogen Hub events and networking opportunities will create links between the ideas of the future and the funds that can make them happen, and give members access to masterclasses on how UK-India research partnerships can deliver optimal results. Here’s a real opportunity to explore a diverse array of technological innovations and collaboration opportunities through this engagement.

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Simplifying Doing Business in China for Northern Powerhouse Companies

China is now the UK’s second biggest export market. There is high demand for many of the products and services British companies excel in producing. Opportunities are there for a wide range of UK companies, and exports rose by 71% in the last year. If you are considering the opportunity for your business in China, we would be delighted if you would join our roundtable discussion series that will cover a range of topics highlighting the critical issues and opportunities in the market and strategies for growing sales in this vital market.

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Focus on Retail and Consumer on 31st January, 10am-11am

Focus on Food and Drink on 1st February, 10am-11am

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UK & LATAC Partners in Education

With world-class institutions and organisations across the education sector, the UK positions itself as a long-standing global, and reliable partner. The UK Government is proud to promote a series of activities, events, and different contents on the Education sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAC). Please visit our landing page for more information.

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UK in France

The GREAT Campaign, in partnership with British Embassy Paris, Department for Business & Trade, VisitBritain & The British Council, will deliver an exciting eighteen-month campaign in France, the ‘UK-France GREAT Campaign’. This provides a unique opportunity to improve the UK’s attractiveness to a French audience - driving important increases in trade, tourism and international students.

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Open Call for Sponsorship - Global Partners Programme

The Global Partners Programme is a collaboration between the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) and industry to encourage trade and promote British business globally.  ​​ Combining activity and events from across DBT, the Programme creates an international B2B and B2G marketing platform which can be tailored to meet the business objectives of participating sponsors.

The programme comprises over 100 trade events across over 15 markets, alongside activity within International Trade Week and the Made in the UK, Sold to the UK Awards, two of DBT’s key campaigns aimed at helping UK businesses achieve their global potential. ​

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World Water-Tech Innovation Summit 2024

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) invites you to the 13th annual World Water-Tech Innovation Summit and our International Markets Day in London from 19 to 21 February 2024.

This is the largest UK water event and brings together enterprises, regulators, engineers, technology leaders, and investors from around the world to address today’s biggest challenges in the water sector.

The event will bring together progressive water enterprises, regulatory bodies, engineering firms, technology giants, investors, and visionaries to address the decade’s most pressing challenges.

Discussions will focus on proactive asset management and circular solutions as the industry seeks to increase its resilience to climate events. Featuring interactive panel discussions, executive briefings, focused roundtables, and one-on-one meetings, the two-day agenda encourages dialogue and impactful collaborations.

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DBT Trade Mission to Gulfood, Dubai 2024

Join our overseas trade mission to Gulfood, Dubai in February 2024, an event ideal for promoting established brands. If you are an experienced exporter this will be a unique opportunity to meet existing clients and find new ones.

Expressions of interest close on Friday 14 November at 17.00 (BST).

If you would like to speak to a member of the team about your expression of interest or the mission, please contact trademissions@businessandtrade.gov.uk

Dubai

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Gulfood 2024

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Clean Growth Webinars 2024 Export Opportunities to South Marmara of Turkey

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MWC 2024

MWC 2024

Barcelona

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Global Connections: USA Retail & Consumer Sector

Join The Department for Business and Trade and our industry leading partners at this event tailored for businesses looking to make strides in the dynamic landscape of the USA's Retail and Consumer sector. This event will provide you with invaluable insights, thought-provoking discussions, and an opportunity to network and engage with like-minded businesses. Throughout the day, we'll delve into crucial topics, from regulatory landscapes to market entry strategies, all designed to equip you for success in the ever-evolving US market. 

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Opportunities in the USA: A road map to Texas

Businesses from across the Northern Powerhouse are invited to join the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) and Blue Link Worldwide for a webinar highlighting the elements to consider when looking to expand in the USA, with a focus on the state of Texas.

If you have any questions, please contact NPHEvents@businessandtrade.gov.uk

Microsoft Teams

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Investing in Future Wales: A Business Showcase

Investing in Future Wales: A Business Showcase

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Open Call for Sponsorship - GREAT FUTURES

The GREAT FUTURES campaign is a major collaboration between UK industry, tourism, education and culture and the UK Government’s GREAT Britain and Northern Ireland Campaign. This campaign will encourage trade and promote British business, education and culture to a Saudi Arabian audience of senior Government and business figures engaged with the ambition and delivery of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 strategy.

Riyadh

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Meet the US Expert - One to One Appointments

Interested in expanding your business into the United States? US legal expert Tom Thorelli of Thorelli & Associates, marketing expert Steve Lanier from American World Services and tax expert Sonia Kanjee from International Management Solutions will be holding one-on-one meetings with companies interested in doing business in the USA.

Warrington

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Meet the African Infrastructure Contractors Roadshow Manchester

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is excited to be bringing 6 EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contractors delivering major projects in Africa, to the UK, to meet directly with supply chain businesses based in the Midlands, Northern England and Northern Ireland.

This is an exclusive opportunity for UK businesses to gain insights into a range of major infrastructure projects due to be delivered across the African continent; promote their expertise and capabilities in their field; have initial conversations with the EPC contractors about their procurement requirements; learn how to join their vendor lists and establish new business relationships. 

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Midlands Future Mobility Trade Mission to Türkiye

This event has been designed to showcase the capabilities and expertise in Midlands in battery management technologies, hydrogen fuel cells, autonomous vehicles, and automotive design, manufacturing and testing. With 40% of UK car exports made in the region, companies in Midlands are at the cutting edge of the design, development and deployment of battery propulsion, and connected and autonomous systems in vehicles. Following the seminar, there will be B2B meetings where participants will have the opportunity to have direct engagement with the Midlands businesses. Please state your interest on the registration form.

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Women-led Export Development Visit to Denmark

As part of International Women’s Week 2024, join us for an exciting Trade Mission to Denmark. The mission will focus on promoting exports from the UK to Denmark in technology-focused SMEs owned or led by women. Connect to business opportunities in Denmark, share and celebrate how the UK and Denmark support female entrepreneurs and meet industry experts from Department for Business & Trade, Danish and international businesses, and women who have all made an impact, keen to exchange experiences and knowledge with you.

Copenhagen

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Get started in the Indian Beauty market and learn how to sell successfully

Hosted with DBT India, this webinar will help you enter the Indian beauty market and listen to UK companies who have recently visited the market, sharing their experiences and success.

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UK@SXSW2024 Trade Mission Delegates

Please register your interest in attending the UK@SXSW2024 The Future; Now, an intimate Reception & Roundtable on Sunday, March 10 from 2-4pm at UK House at SXSW, The Downright Austin (701 East 11th St.)

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UK House Welcome Event & IP Session

Please register your interest in attending the UK House Welcome Event & IP Sessions. Saturday, March 9 from 10-11am at UK House at SXSW, The Downright Austin (701 East 11th St.) Capitol View Room (2rd fl)

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SXSW 2024 BME Opening Night VIP Reception RSVP

UK@SXSW2024 x The Future; Now

Private Reception & Roundtables

Hosted by His Majesty’s Trade Commissioner, Kunal Khatri

Sunday, March 10 from 2-4pm 

UK House at SXSW

The Downright Austin (701 East 11th St.). Capitol View Room (2nd Floor)

 

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UK@SXSW2024 Reception and Roundtables: Register Your Interest

UK@SXSW2024 x The Future; Now

Private Reception & Roundtables

Hosted by His Majesty’s Trade Commissioner, Kunal Khatri

Sunday, March 10 from 2-4pm 

UK House at SXSW

The Downright Austin (701 East 11th St.). Capitol View Room (2nd Floor)

 

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Selling to the States: Insights from the US Trade Envoy

Businesses from across the Northern Powerhouse are invited to hear from the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to the US, Rt Hon Sir Conor Burns MP.

Whether you are currently selling to the US or looking to enter the market for the first time, this insightful session will provide a detailed overview of the opportunities that exist for UK businesses. 

Daresbury

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Spain and Southern Europe Roadshow

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is bringing together Commercial Officers from five Southern European markets to have 1-2-1 meetings with clean growth and tech businesses based in England and Wales. These in-market experts will be showcasing export opportunities for both product and service providers, as well as offering insight and guidance into their markets. This event promises to be an action-packed day where new business relationships are established.

Midlands

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Spain and Southern Europe: Opportunities in the Clean Growth and Tech Sectors Roadshow

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is bringing together Commercial Officers from five Southern European markets to have 1-2-1 meetings with clean growth and tech businesses based in England and Wales. These in-market experts will be showcasing export opportunities for both product and service providers, as well as offering insight and guidance into their markets. This event promises to be an action-packed day where new business relationships are established.

Midlands

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Workshop Lithium and Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Minas Gerais

Belo Horizonte

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UK Food & Drink Mission to Tavola 2024

Based on the success of the UK pavilion at Tavola 2022, the UK's Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is delighted to open the application process to exhibit at Tavola 2024. For Tavola 2024, there are 28 spots available to participate at this speciality and fine food trade show in the Benelux.

Taking place biennially, Tavola is the Belgium’s most important food and drink exhibition, attracting over 20,000 visitors from across Belgium and neighbouring countries.

This tradeshow is ideal for seasoned exporters, looking to meet with new buyers and distributors at the show and to grow their sales across the Benelux and neighbouring countries such as France and Germany.

Kortrijk

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Reception Tavola 2024

The British Embassy Brussels is pleased to invite you to a reception hosted by British Ambassador, Martin Shearman.

The reception will be held at the UK Pavilion at Tavola held at XPO Kortrijk on Monday 18 March at 16:00hrs, to get to know our stand participants. We are proud to present to you our 28 new and exciting UK exporters, bringing various British products such as condiments, sweet & savoury snacks and (non) alcoholic drinks to Kortrijk.

Join us there to meet our standholders in person, taste their products, interact with our Embassy team and learn how we can further support you in your culinary adventures in 2024.

Kortrijk

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Ethnic Minority Business Mission to the USA 2024

The UK government recognises the importance of equal access to opportunities for businesses and is committed to addressing the barriers faced by Black, Asian and other ethnic minority business owners.

Midlands-based ethnic minority owned or led businesses with credible export experience are invited to join this mission to Philadelphia, during The World Trade Center’s Bringing the World to PA 2024 tour: Held in partnership with the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) Midlands, MSDUK, The Eastern Minority Supplier Council (EMSDC), the British-American Business Council and The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia.

The U.S. federal government requires any contractor whose contract for goods and services is expected to exceed $700,000 ($1.5 million for construction) to set and meet aggressive goals of subcontracting spend with diverse suppliers. This mission aims to tap into that requirement to help ethnic minority owned or led businesses from the Midlands to grow through exporting.

Philadelphia

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Growing your international trade

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) Northern Powerhouse and UK Export Finance (UKEF) are bringing together a joint event with NatWest Bank to support businesses who are exporting or looking to export in the future.

If you’re already exporting a product or service and you want to enter new overseas markets, this free event will focus on the practical support available to help you achieve even greater exporting success.

Register your interest today to maximise your potential overseas.

If you have any questions, please contact NPHEvents@businessandtrade.gov.uk.

 

Darlington and Newcastle

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D&I Event – UK Residence

The British Ambassador to Belgium Martin Shearman and His Majesty’s Deputy Trade Commissioner for Europe Jo Hawley are pleased to invite you to the UK-Be Diversity & Inclusion networking lunch and event in Brussels on Wednesday 20 March from 12:00 – 17:30hrs.

Brussels

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US MOU's - What do they mean for business?

Are you looking to increase your exports to the US? Whether you are new to the US or looking to expand into a different state a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) can help to supercharge your success in market. Join the Department for Business & Trade in partnership with the Transatlantic Chamber of Commerce for an exclusive afternoon of networking and knowledge to hear all about how these agreements work and how your business can benefit.

Birmingham

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Cosmoprof 2024

As the most influential global event dedicated to all facets of the beauty industry, Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna has been a landmark event for more than 50 years. Cosmoprof is where companies do business and the perfect stage for the beauty trend-setters to present breakthrough product launches and innovative solutions.

Bologna

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Vis Moot Reception British Residence Vienna 2024

Vis Moot Reception at the British Ambassador's Residence, Metternichgasse 6, 1030 Vienna 25 March 2024 2000 - 2400

Vienna

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First marketplace In France: The reference in high tech in France among 6.5m customers

Act now and position your brand for success on Rue du Commerce. With over 7 million products and 3,000 reference brands, Rue du Commerce is a key player in the high-tech (computers, telephony, image and sound) and home equipment (small and large domestic appliance, furniture, IoT, garden, DIY) sectors.

Don't miss out on the chance to join this thriving ecosystem and unlock the doors to a vast customer base in France.

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Introduction to Offshore Wind 2024

Businesses from across the UK are invited to join the first in a series of webinars, designed to provide a detailed overview of offshore wind and the vast opportunities it presents for a variety of sectors and markets. Over the coming months, we will be hosting a series of events in partnership with relevant organisations to help companies in the sector access international markets and grow their businesses through exports. During these webinars, you will have the opportunity to take part in Q&A sessions with market experts, who will share their experiences and practical advice on the offshore wind industry.

If you would like to speak to a member of the team about the programme or your registration, please contact nphevents@businessandtrade.gov.uk

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Expression of interest: India Pet Products

The Department for Busines and Trade have been approached by an established food and drink importer based in New Delhi, India. The family group are creating a new business arm focusing on pet products, as such they would like to identify potential suppliers from the UK that would be interested in entering discussions regarding supplying product to the Indian market.

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China Retail & Luxury Trade Mission

DBT is offering selected UK retail companies the opportunity to join our China retail market Explorer mission to Shanghai & Haikou coinciding with the China International Consumer Product Expo.

Shanghai

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Indo-Pac @ London Tech Week 2024

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World Expo 2025, Osaka, Japan

OPEN CALL FOR SPONSORSHIP

More than 28 million business, government and general public visitors are forecast to attend the 6-month World Expo taking place in Osaka, Japan from April to October 2025.

The over-arching theme for Expo 2025 Osaka is ‘Designing Future Society for Our Lives’, with three sub themes of Saving Lives, Empowering Lives and Connecting Lives. The UK Pavilion will be located in the ‘Saving Lives’ zone of the Expo site. The UK’s theme statement is ‘See Things Differently’ – capturing the UK's spirit and acting as a powerful invitation to international audiences to embrace fresh perspectives of the UK. We will emphasise the UK's historic partnership with Japan, highlight the UK as a cultural,education and tourist destination and promote UK business in Japan and across the wider Asia-Pacific region.

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