Reaching New Markets – Upcoming Trade Missions and Exhibitions

Date: 07/11/2023
Author: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Company: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

There are several trade missions and exhibitions coming up organised by partners and associations which may be of interest to Chamber members: 

Department for Business and Trade – Cross Sectors 

Game Developers Conference 
17 - 22 March 2024 , USA 

Discover your opportunities at one of the leading global video games conferences and join the DBT delegation to the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. Register interest here 

Trade Mission to Gulfood 2024 
19 - 23 February 2024 , Dubai 

Introduce your flavours to the world at the biggest food and drink exhibition in the Middle East, and join the DBT trade mission to Gulfood, Dubai. Register interest here 

Medilink  - Medical Technology Sector 

Our go-to-partner for medical technology support, Medilink, offers support to attend the below exhibitions: 

ADS – Aerospace, Space, Defence, Security & Resilience Sectors 

Worldwide Tradeshows are supported with a UK Pavilion via ADS. Check their website for more information 

  • World Defense Show (WDS),  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 4th- 8th Feb 2024 
  • Singapore Airshow 2024,  Singapore, 20th -25th Feb 2024 
  • Milipol Asia-Pacific 2024, Singapore,  3rd-5th April 2024 
  • Defence Services Asia 2024, Malaysia, 6th-9th May 2024 
  • Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) 2024, Hamburg-Germany, 28th-30th May 2024 
  • Eurosatory 2024, Paris-France, 17th-21st June 2024 
  • Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2024, Tokyo-Japan,  16th-19th Oct 2024 
  • Milipol Qatar 2024, Doha-Qatar, 29th-31st Oct 2024 
  • Aeromart Toulouse 2024, France, 3rd-5th Dec 2024 
  • IDEX 2025, Abu Dhabi-UAE, 17th-21st Feb 2025 

Planning to attend any of the above or other trade shows? 

Remember to be customs ready.   Whether you are taking commercial samples or exhibition equipment/goods which you intend to bring back to the UK or planning to leave behind, check whether an ATA Carnet may be suitable for your temporary export or whether you may need a customs clearance. If in doubt, give our team a call at 0161 393 4314 or email us at and we will be happy to help you figure out the most suitable solution for your business.