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DIT Trade Access Programme (TAP) Funding
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The Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides funding in the form of grants for eligible businesses to attend overseas trade shows. The funding helps your business gain:

  • Market knowledge
  • Experience in attending and getting the most from overseas trade shows
  • Advice and support from trade experts 

Taking part in overseas exhibitions is an effective way to test markets, attract customers, appoint agents or distributors and make sales. DIT's Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides grant support for eligible SMEs to attend trade shows overseas.

The MIA has requested TAP support for the following 2020 shows. To register your interest and be first to hear when support has been confirmed, please contact TAP grants will be issued on a first come first serve basis.

  • Automotive Testing Expo (and related shows) - 16-18 June 2020 - £1,500
  • Professional Motorsport World Expo (PMW) - 11-13 November 2020 - £1,500
  • Performance Industry Racing Show (PRI) - 10-12 December 2020 - £2,000

£1,500 is available for Europe, £2,000 for USA. 


Please read and fully understand these terms and conditions before registering your interest.

Please note, grants are allocated on a first come first served basis, subject to DIT terms and conditions. For further information on the TAP scheme, please click here

PLEASE BE AWARE of scams asking UK companies to complete exhibitor details which then fix into a legally binding contract to pay a fixed fee for a number of years. Check the exhibition guide is legitimate first.

For further information, please contact: Keith Jonker at the MIA or +44 (0)2476 692 600.