Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Opportunity to visit high end giftware/lifestyle show in Germany

Post Pat Steele
Interiors & Lifestyle Futures companies are invited to join a giftware/lifestyle delegation to scope the Trendset show in Munich from 8 until 11 July. This opportunity will be of particular interest to companies designing and manufacturing high quality, high value innovative giftware, tableware and lifestyle products. Please note closing date for applications: 6th May 2011. Application form here

Why go to Trendset
Europe remains an important market for UK exports of high end giftware and lifestyle product and Trendset, held twice yearly (January and July), is a trade show for living, dining and lifestyle. The show includes over 1000 exhibitors, European manufacturers, importers and commercial agents and attracts in excess of 35,000 trade visitors.

Trendset Munich January 2011

This show will be of particular interest to companies who wish to do business with the niche retail industry in Europe who make up a good part of the visitor profile.

More cost effective for exhibiting than the larger fairs in this part of Europe, this is an opportunity to research the opportunity of participating in this event and meeting with potential representation in the market.

Benefits of the Visit
Participation in a group visit from within Interior & Lifestyle industries.
Opportunity to experience first- hand a lifestyle exhibition in Germany.
Opportunities to meet potential business partners or representatives in market
Excellent networking opportunity
New contacts and shared market intelligence within the group.
Support of in-market commercial staff.
Support of International Trade Adviser pre and post and during the event

Support package
Travel grant - subject to qualifying criteria
Overseas market briefing prior to visit

Eligibility for Financial Support
Small to medium sized enterprises based in the West Midlands manufacturing, or adding significant value, in the UK from within the Interior & Lifestyle industry.
Companies not meeting the criteria for financial support may still be able to join the visit, so please contact Pat Steele.

Trendset: a tradeshow for for giftware and lifestyle companies

To take up this opportunity or for more information, please contact Pat Steele at North Staffs Chamber of Commerce

T: 01782 202222/224401