November 21, 2017
Near Market Trade Visit – Birmingham
Venue:Birmingham - Venues TBC
Sponsor: Ulster Bank
Following a very successful trade visit to London earlier this year, NI Chamber is now bound for Birmingham as part of its Near Market Trade Visit programme, in partnership with Ulster Bank.
Trading outside of Northern Ireland can often be a huge step for local companies. GB offers vast opportunities, across a range of sectors, and represents a close and easy market to do business in.
The Near Market Trade Visit series, aims to help local firms extend their networks and exploit possibilities in larger GB cities.
TWO DAY ITINERARY
Utilising NI Chamber’s network, the next two day trade visit will introduce local businesses to opportunities in Birmingham. The visit itinerary has a strong construction sector focus with tailored sessions on HS2 and regeneration projects. Delegates can expect briefings, introductions and networking; affording them an excellent opportunity to build constructive business/sector relationships.
HS2 will provide an overview of the projects, coordinating sessions with the leading Joint Venture companies that have been appointed to manage the roll out of construction contracts.
HS2 joint venture companies who will be represented include:
Home to world-class companies, major R&D facilities, innovative entrepreneurs, renowned universities and one of the youngest populations in Europe. Birmingham is a dynamic, thriving and business-focused region.
The region is well connected and centrally located in the UK and is home to 70,500 companies including over 1,500 international firms. Major global players across various sectors are based here – including Jaguar Land Rover, JCB, Kraft, Amex, Deloitte and Cadbury.
Significant regeneration and connection projects offer real opportunity for business.
WHAT OUR LONDON DELEGATES HAD TO SAY
Members: £150 + VAT*
Non-members: £200 + VAT*
* Flights and accommodation costs are not included in the delegate price. SMEs that are client companies of Invest Northern Ireland may be able to avail of 50% assistance towards the cost of one return economy airfare up to maximum £100 per person and assistance of £75 per night for 2 nights for accommodation on a B&B basis up to a maximum £150 per person.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Numbers for the trade visit will be limited to 20 places. Express your interest in attending through our short form by clicking here. Further information on the visit is available from Gabi Burnside, Business Service Manager, email: email@example.com.
Selection for a place on the visit will be based on business reasons for attending combined with most relevant products/services matched to identified opportunities.
NB: Interest forms already completed for the previous market visit calls have been retained on file, you do not need to complete a second expression of interest unless you want to update information given.