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DIT Tradeshow 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 offers TAP support for the following 2020 shows.

  • The Battery Show and The Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, 14-16 October 2020, Stuttgart - SHOW CANCELLED FOR 2020, TO TAKE PLACE IN 2021
  • Professional Motorsport World Expo (PMW) - 11-13 November 2020, Cologne - SHOW CANCELLED FOR 2020, TO TAKE PLACE IN 2021

  • Performance Industry Racing Show (PRI) - 10-12 December 2020, Indianapolis - SHOW CANCELLED FOR 2020, TO TAKE PLACE IN 2021

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

To register your interest, please contact


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.