Welsh Government would like to invite your company to join its Export market visit to San Diego and Los Angeles, California,USA. This visit coincides with Bio International Convention 2024 (in San Diego from 05-08 June 2024).

Why Southern California?
The United States is the largest, most competitive and technologically advanced economy in the world. It is the largest export market for products and services from Wales. With low regulatory barriers, minimal language barriers and access to the global supply chain, it offers huge potential for Welsh exporters

San Diego
With its warm, year-round climate, 50 miles of sun-soaked coastline and world-famous attractions, San Diego is a top tourist destination. But this large Southern California metropolis with a laid-back vibe is also home to cutting-edge businesses in life sciences, genomics, biotechnology, telecommunications, Smart City technology, software, electronics and other major innovative Industries, notably Defence and Security.

Los Angeles
Los Angeles County is one of the most dynamic economies in the world, with a fast-growing and immense high-tech industry, world-leading creative economy, tremendous strength in aerospace and advanced transportation, the United State’s largest manufacturing base, largest international trade industry, and a rapidly increasing Start-up venture capital scene. The city offers enormous opportunity for exporters in Wales.

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 a world renowned trade show. 
  • Network and engage with key businesses and decision makers in the market
  • Sharing knowledge and information with other participants
  • Assistance with travel arrangements through appointed travel agent
  • Attend networking events
  • Inclusion in any marketing material

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

The cost is £1,800.00*. This includes:

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

This offer is available for one representative per company.

Event Details
When? 3-10 June 2024
Sectors? All sectors
Where? San Diego and Los Angeles

1 June - Depart for San Diego 
3-5 June – Opportunity for companies to have their own meetings / pre-arranged meetings Programme in San Diego 
5 June - Depart for Los Angeles  
5-7 June – Opportunity for companies to have their own meetings / pre-arranged meetings in Los Angeles
7 June – Return to Wales, land in London Heathrow 8 June

Arrangement of Meetings Support
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 5 April 2024 then we cannot guarantee that there is there is sufficient time to effectively provide this additional support.
Deadline for applications is 19 April 2024.

*Subject to eligibility.