Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to participate in a Midlands Engine led visit to Auto Expo 2018.

4 – 12 February 2018 – India (Pune Dehli) 

This is India’s largest and most important event for automobiles and automotive components giving manufacturers the opportunity to present their latest products to a broad trade audience from the entire subcontinent…

About Auto Expo – Components:

Auto Expo has grown over the past years transforming itself into a truly global event. With over 1 million visitors in 2016, this year the focus theme is “Automotive technologies that drive the world”. The Auto Expo – Components 2018 will have a special emphasis on technological innovations and focus on technologies driving product innovation, efficient manufacturing and logistics.

During the visit you can expect to:

  • Gain an insight into the Indian Automotive market
  • Understand market requirements for exporting to India including advice on the business culture and how to overcome challenges
  • Engage with business contacts in the Automotive industry
  • Take part in a pre-mission webinar
  • Get support from an International Trade Adviser before, during and after the visit

Proposed programme (subject to change):

Sunday 4 February – Depart UK
Monday 5 February – Arrive in Pune
Tuesday 6 February – Site visit in Pune at Ricardo/Tata Motors followed by an evening reception in Pune
Wednesday 7 February – 1:1 meetings in Pune followed by travel to Delhi
Thursday 8 February – Auto Expo Components including 1:1 meetings and access to an exclusive reception
Friday 9 February – 1:1 meetings at Auto Expo Components

Optional additional days:

Saturday 10 February – Auto Expo Exhibition / own programme
Sunday 11 February – Auto Expo Exhibition / own programme

Cost and grants:

A commitment fee of £250 + VAT is applicable for each organisation. Any extra delegates from the same organisation wishing to participate will be charged an additional £150 + VAT per delegate. Financial support is available for those companies in the Midlands Engine area who meet the required eligibility criteria as detailed on the application form.

Accommodation:
Hotels will be recommended after booking.

Flights:
The programme of activity begins on Monday 5 February in Pune and will conclude on the 12 February in Delhi. We can recommend you use www.skyscanner.net to find suitable flights.

Register your interest:
Please visit: https://autoexpocomponents.eventbrite.co.uk . Closing date for registrations of interest is 15 December 2017.

For any other enquiries, please contact the mission lead, Pete West on:
E: pete.west@mobile.trade.gov.uk
T: 07702 511214

Or contact the Department for International Trade West Midlands on:
E: info@tradewm.co.uk
T: 0345 222 0159