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Trade visits

Overseas trade visits are important buyer seller events that seek to bring people together who are intending to create commercial opportunities. They provide the chance to gain essential market knowledge, while allowing you to find the right connections to make market entry easier.

Find trade missions

You can search for events, trade fairs, missions, and webinars relevant to your sector or overseas markets on these websites. 

Useful apps

You can download the 10Times app for free via your tablet or mobile device, which lists nearby business events, trade shows, and conferences in the UK and overseas.

It is available on:

The Midlands Engine

This is a government initiative that brings together the West and East Midlands as an engine for growth for the UK economy. The Midlands Engine runs events and trade visits to enable businesses to export more goods and services and grow their overall productivity. Some trade visits may have access to grant funding, which can pay towards the costs of attending an overseas event.

Upcoming international trade events

Page last updated: 19 February 2024