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Northern Powerhouse Activities

Northern Powerhouse activities

Together with our colleagues across the north of England we deliver several Northern Powerhouse led business visits to overseas markets and key exhibitions throughout the year.

Why take part in Northern Powerhouse activities?

Northern Powerhouse Trade missions

On-demand trade missions

These visits are organised based on the latest demands and enquiries from our businesses. We have trade missions to the most vibrant countries such as Middle East, South East Asia, China, America and more.

Funding and finance

We also help you apply for grants/funding to help towards the cost of the visits. Funding information can be found here.

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Access to industry networks

You can access business networks and governmental support in the market while visiting with us. Being referred by the Department for International Trade can strengthen your business presence in the country.

Invitation to global trade events

Numerous of our trade missions are integrated with our presence at notorious trade shows and global exhibitions in different sectors. Joining our trade missions enables you to be presented at DIT’s exhibition stall as well as paying many times less to exhibit your products and services at these international trade exhibitions.

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Northern Powerhouse Trade Missions

Virtual Northern Powerhouse Technology Trade Mission to Indonesia

This is a virtual trade mission to explore business opportunities in Indonesia for innovative tech companies based in the North of England, organised by Department for International Trade and Northern Powerhouse.

Virtual Northern Powerhouse Mission to CIIE 2020 - Nov 2020

The Department for International Trade (DIT) are pleased to invite innovative food and drink businesses looking for new markets, to participate in this virtual Northern Powerhouse trade mission to China Internaional Import Expo 2020 in Shanghai

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