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Trade Development Grant

Trade Development Grant

Exhibitions are the ideal way to market your goods and services and raise your company's profile. With this in mind, the Trade Development Grant has been developed to help businesses grow their business wider than the local market.

Funding is available for business to attend exhibitions in a wide range of industry sectors.  Funding of up to 50% of eligible costs (ex VAT) up to a maximum of £2,000 is available for businesses which meet the criteria.  The minimum grant will be £250.

Eligible Costs include renting, setting up and running an exhibition space, stand, electricity, and marketing costs such as the production of banners, brochures and other promotional material.

The grant will also cover accommodation and air/rail travel costs.

Exclusions to the fund:

  • Staff Costs
  • Subsistence costs (eg. food & drink, hospitality)
  • Fuel costs, hire car costs, transfers and parking fees.

To register interest and find out more please email -

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