Looking to export this year and I an aware of the UAE being a suitable market for my products.
Does anyone have experiences of showcasing here, regarding ROI.
If you are UK based, there is a trade association who orgainses a group presence for UK companies at Index. They may be able to help you to exhibit, and possibly facilitate a grant from UK Trade & Investment to help towards your stand costs. I suggest you contact them; they are the British Contract Furnishing Association.(http://www.thebcfa.com/event132.html ).
They would be well worth speaking to – ask for a lady called Sue Graves. At the very least, they should be able to put you in touch with other designers / companies who have exhibited, and you can get their feedback.
My name is Melanie Rutherford and I’m the International Trade Team Co-ordinator for UK Trade & Investment, we do have funding available towards this particular exhibition, if it’s ok with you I’ll give you a call to discuss the funding process and hopefully we can arrange for one of our International Trade Advisers to come and establish your eligibility for the programme. As Mike mentioned, the trade organisation responsible for organising the group presence is the British Contract Furnishing Association, who we work closely with to provide support to exhibitors.
We are a freight forwarder and NVOCC so as such do not actually exhibit anywhere.
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