Whether you are attending an exhibition or trade show, the ground is ideal for developing valuable connections to enable international business growth. It is a great way to gain market knowledge, meet new contacts and promote your brand. We can direct you to the funding and grants available for your business to support you on your visit.*

Trade Show Access Programme (TAP)

TAP is the Department for International Trade’s Programme that supports eligible businesses with grants for exhibiting at selected trade shows. Our team can signpost you to the best TAP opportunities available to your business, giving advice on the eligibility criteria, application process and how get the most out of your trade show attendance. For more information on how the Trade Access Programme could support your global ambitions, reach out to your International Trade Adviser or contact us here.

Get Exporting 2

Get Exporting 2 is a tailored programme of advice and assistance, both financial and 1-2-1, to enable companies to begin selling overseas or to expand internationally. It is backed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) which has enabled us to provide services additional to our normal operations and grant funding, subject to eligibility.

If you are eligible for this funding stream, it is often possible to utilise your match funding towards attending or exhibiting at trade shows and exhibitions. For more information on GE2, click here.

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)

EEN is a fully funded service that focuses on helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expand into new markets, find collaborative partners and increase their competitiveness. To find out more about how EEN can support your business, visit  their website.

*All grant funding is subject to eligibility and availability. Please consult the funding/service provider for more information.