Department for International Trade events and activities roundup

An update from the Department for International Trade on events and activities that may be of interest to techUK members:


Trade Mission:

Retail & Consumer Technology on 17-21 September 2018 in the USA (New York and Chicago)

Click here to register your interest

For companies in services providing digital marketing, voice of customer, in-store operations, mobile payments, last mile delivery, customer loyalty, experience-led engagement, frictionless retail and the latest in AI led disruption.

This is a CASTS funded program there will be a selection process and is only available for London based SMEs which meet the program’s criteria.

Closing date for applications July 8th  

No mission fee and accommodation will be provided; travel costs for participants.


Healthcare and the Financing of Healthcare and Humanitarian Projects in Iran on 4 July:

Register here

Conference Fee £200 +VAT apply by June 29th


Exhibit at CEATEC Japan Technology Sector on 16 -19 October in Japan:

Register here


Smart Cities and Technology Delegation to Saudi Arabia on 18-21 November:

For more information contact


US expansion workshop on 28th June at T2 Heathrow:

Register here 


Spacewave event monitoring and Surveillance of the Marine Environment on 17 July at Harwell:

Register here


Great British Beauty and Spa ‘meet the buyer’ 7 September 2018 Prague:

To register contact


Training and skills

Pitch Training:

This is a free event and will take place in Central London on Tuesday 3 July and Tuesday 10 July 2018.

It is an excellent opportunity for 2 days of high quality sales training with an emphasis on Technology businesses. Highly useful for promoting your business to customers and investors.

This event is part-funded by the ERDF’s CASTS programme and supported by DIT. ERDF eligibility criteria will apply.

London based DIT Master Class events

Maximising Investment at Exhibitions (Global Growth)
Date: 11 July 2018
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Location: Central London
Cost: £120 (excl. VAT)

Export Pricing Masterclass (Global Growth)
Date: 18 July 2018
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Location: Central London
Cost: £120 (excl. VAT)

Agents and Distributors Masterclass (Global Growth)
Date: 25 July 2018
​Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Location: Central London
Cost: £120 (excl. VAT)

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