UKTI Trade Missions for the West Midlands, 2015-16

UKTI are hosting a series of trade missions to offer guidance, support and funding for West Midlands businesses looef0127ef-market-visit_0xc0f30xc0f0000001king to make serious sales overseas. This is an ideal opportunity to visit your market of choice and:

  • meet future suppliers, customers and partners.
  • learn about the foreign marketplace.
  • understand business culture abroad and language matters.

A UKTI-organised trade mission is the perfect opportunity to go on a foreign market visit. As part of the trade mission, a team of International Trade Advisers will be on hand to help you get the maximum benefit from your market visit including (but not limited to);

  • preparatory visit briefing from the trade advisers out in market.
  • recommended group travel and corporate rates on accommodation.
  • 1:1 support with your visit strategy, before, during and post trip
  • a business language and culture workshop a few weeks before travel
  • networking reception at the British Embassy or British Chambers
  • expert advice from locally based sector staff

Below is a list of trade missions planned for the following countries:


– Turkey, 12-16 October

– Poland, 19-21 October

– Japan, 16-19 November

– Baltic states (Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia), 23-25 November



– Germany, February (dates TBC)

– Brazil, 22-25 February

– Los Angeles, USA,  2-5 March

– Mexico, February or March (dates TBC)


If you are interested in attending one of the trade missions, please follow the link here.