UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is a UK Government department working with and supporting UK businesses working in international markets, and encouraging overseas companies to invest in the UK.
The department offers a range of services that may be helpful to English UK members, from advice and webinars to opportunities for partnership around the world. Find out more about these services below:
Webinars and events
The UKTI Webinar service runs hundreds of free hour-long internet events covering topics, sectors and countries around the world, helping you shape your export plan.
Business opportunities to your inbox
UKTI also has a free business opportunities service that will keep you up to date with thousands of sales leads around the world, such as the call for a partner for a joint study between the British Council and the Bangladeshi Ministry of Education on English speaking and listening assessment. read more +
These are sourced by UKTI experts and put you in touch with companies in that market who are looking to source millions of pounds worth of goods and services from the UK.
The Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides funding in the form of grants for eligible businesses to attend overseas trade shows to gain market knowledge, experience in attending and getting the most from overseas trade shows, and advice and support from trade experts.
Free, online advice to help you expand internationally
In addition to funding, events and webinars, UKTI also provides online advice and discussion on exporting, including online exports and a service specifically to help medium-sized businesses get started in international trade or develop their existing export operations.
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