Trade Events

Reaching new markets through trade events

We can help you to reach your market in a number of ways. You could take part, in one or more of our series of organised Food and Drink Wales pavilions at targeted global trade-shows, which enable businesses to showcase their products and services on the world stage.  

See our current Events Programme

Food and drink expo
Food and drink expo
Welsh Government Trade Development Visit to Qatar
Welsh Government Trade Development Visit to Qatar

Join a Trade Mission

You could join one or more of the many targeted trade missions we run each year. Our missions provide opportunities for you to engage in game-changing discussions with potential agents, distributors and new customers, and our choice of destinations reflects current international developments, to give you the best possible chance of finding new business.

See our current list of Trade Missions

Grants to help find new overseas contacts

If you want to make targeted visits to identified business contacts or to trade exhibitions to establish market presence or to secure contracts and develop further opportunities, you can apply for grant funding support through the Overseas Business Development Visit (OBDV) grant.

More help from international trade bodies

Organisations like UK Trade & Investment - now the Department for International Trade (DIT) and the Food & Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) provide extra help to ensure success for businesses in global markets. DIT provides a free worldwide export leads service and a monthly online update of business opportunities in more than 100 global markets, and FDEA is a dedicated trade body whose membership of like-minded exporters share the benefits of extensive international business development experience.