Trade Delegation to Mumbai and Bangalore

27th November to 1st December

In November 2023, the Department for Business and Trade will be leading a trade delegation of some of the UK's most exciting technology companies to Bengaluru (Bangalore) Tech Summit. Now in its 26th year, this trade show is one of Asia's most prestigious, bringing together technology buyers, pioneering businesses and researchers, consultants and academia in the spectacular grounds of Bangalore Palace. 

The delegation will also visit Mumbai, capital of Maharashtra State, with a bourgeoning tech scene, and home to some of India’s largest conglomerates

We are looking to recruit exciting companies with tech solutions in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0, Data Analytics, Robotic Process Automation, and 4G/5G mobile solutions. 

The mission will help companies with the following objectives: 

  • Making connections to resellers, channel partners, and system integrators.
  • Connect with Indian tech companies who are leading on projects in third countries.
  • Corroborate desk research on India


Draft Itinerary


Sunday 26th November 

Arrive in Mumbai


Monday 27th November 

Meeting with Maharashtra State Industrial Development Body

Visit to a System Integrator

Networking with Indian Businesses

Session on doing business in India


Tuesday 28th November 

B2B Meeting

Session on support available to UK companies looking to set up business in India as part of their market entry strategy

Early Evening: Fly to Bangalore


Wendesday 29th November 

Attend the Bengaluru Tech Summit

Evening Networking Reception with Indian Business, Academia, and Government


Thursday 30th November 

Visits to System Integrator(s)

Pitching Session

B2B Meetings

Evening Networking Dinner


Friday 1st December 

Bangalore Tech Summit


Please note that participating companies will be responsible for funding and booking their own travel and accommodation for the duration of the mission.

How to attend this event

Apply by 16th September 2023