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UK Trade & Investment

UKTI works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports. They do this through a variety of programmes, events and training.

Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP)

The Tradeshow Access Programme provides funding in the form of grants for eligible businesses to attend overseas trade shows. The funding helps your business gain:

  • market knowledge
  • experience in attending and getting the most from overseas trade shows
  • advice and support from trade experts

Open to Export

Open to Export is the online community helping UK businesses get ready to sell overseas. Backed by Government and business, they are a not for profit social enterprise dedicated to helping UK companies grow through export.

Business Opportunities

Each month hundreds of Business Opportunities are published across all sectors and in over 100 markets on this website.

Basics of exporting

Information on the benefits of exporting for UK companies and sources of advice, best practice and help.

UKTI's E-Exporting Programme

UKTI’s E-Exporting Programme aims to help UK companies get their brands to millions of global consumers and grow their business through online exports.

UK brands like Alice’s Pig, Comvita, Johnstons of Elgin and Nature’s Own are already taking advantage of the huge opportunities available through online exporting.

UKTI international trade services for exporters

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) staff provide expert international trade advice and practical support to UK-based companies who want to grow their business overseas.

Export Marketing Research Scheme

The Export Marketing Research Scheme gives your company free independent advice on how to carry out marketing research. It can help you decide if you should export to a new market, and advise you on how best to deliver products and services.

Export Communications Review

An Export Communications Review (ECR) will help you develop an international communications strategy. This can help your business overcome language and cultural barriers such as.

  • poor sales because your promotional literature or website does not take account of cultural differences
  • contracts exposing your company to commercial risks if they have not been professionally translated
  • orders not being processed if they are in a language your company has no skills in

UKTI Events Portal

The UKTI Events Portal is your central hub for business and networking opportunities.

Search for future events and missions; register online and network with fellow delegates. 

UKTI Masterclasses

For upcoming masterclasses visit the UKTI Eventbrite page


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UKTI Alerts

Through alerts users can create and tailor email updates for events covering countries, sector and markets of interest.


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