The London Trade Mission 2023 aims to help businesses in Lisburn and Castlereagh to explore and target new business opportunities in the City of London/Greater London area.

Who should apply?

  • Businesses within the Lisburn and Castlereagh area
  • Applicants must be an SME with less than 50 employees
  • Interested in developing sales in GB resulting in increased turnover and additional employment opportunities
  • Participating companies will be asked to contribute to the cost of travel and accommodation in London.

Support provided

The Trade Mission is focused on assisting companies from the Food and Drink, Hospitality and Tourism sectors, and will assist participating businesses to identify and target business development opportunities in London.

Each company will be provided with 21 hours of one-to-one mentoring and sales support to explore and identify the potential of new trade opportunities London Trade Programme and Trade Visit 2023.

Businesses will travel with a group of other local business people to London in early September for a 2 day visit. During that visit, you will travel to a series of meetings with potential customers that have been scheduled on your behalf.

The trade visit will also coincide with our business showcase and networking event in London being held at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday 6th September and all trade visit businesses will be invited to attend.  This Westminster Business Showcase will also have a major focus on tourism and hospitality, and plans to showcase these local sector businesses on an international stage, whilst creating networking opportunities for key business to be conducted.

For further information, please email Emily McCann on or 028 9146 4649.

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