Welsh Government would like to invite your company to participate in its export market visit to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

Why UAE?   
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a vibrant and dynamic market, and is consistantly in the top 10  markets for Welsh Exports, with Dubai being the main focus for businesses. 

Dubai continues to grow and diversify, and is not only a major entry route to the Gulf region but is now a commerical hub for the wider Middle East and North Africa. 

Dubai offers good export opportunities for Welsh businesses in all priority sectors; high value manufacturing, tech, life science, consumer products, clean energy and food & drink

Why Attend? 
This visit will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your company, gain valuable contacts and build your exports in this sector.
By participating in this visit, you will benefit from:

  • Cost effective means of visiting the market. 
  • Network and engage with key businesses and decision makers in the market
  • Sharing knowledge and information with other mission participants
  • Assistance with travel arrangements through appointed travel agent
  • Attend networking events
  • Inclusion in any marketing material 

The Cost
The Welsh Government is supporting* companies to take part in this export market visit. 

The cost is £1,250 per person. This offer is available to one representative per company and includes:

  • Return flights
  • In-market transfers
  • 6 night’s accommodation with breakfast (Saturday – Saturday)
  • Attendance at in-market events
  • Inclusion in any marketing material

Event Details 
When: 27 January 2024 to 2 February 2024
Sectors: All sectors
Where: Dubai 


  • 27 January - Depart for Dubai, UAE
  • 28 January - 1 February  - Opportunity for companies to have their own meetings / pre-arranged meetings programme
  • 2 February  - Return to Wales

Arrangement of meetings services (ITO)

If you would like to maximise your time at the event, we can offer support for a programme of 3-4 meetings to be arranged for you by one of our business consultants. This service is available from £500.

Please note, if you would like this support, then you must submit your application 10 weeks before the export market visit or exhibition departs. If your application is submitted after 10 November 2023 then we cannot guarantee that there is there is sufficient time to effectively provide this additional support.