Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Labour Party Conference

Brighton Centre, Brighton, 24-27 September 2017


TRAKO International Railway Fair

Gdansk, Poland, 26-29 September 2017

The second largest rail show in Europe bringing together all elements of the rail industry from passenger rail, light rail, freight as well as infrastructure with industry attendance and participation from across the board.


Conservative Party Conference

Manchester Central, 1-4 October 2017


Rail Vehicles and Enhancements 2017 & Meet the Buyer (DIT)

Pride Parkway, Derby, 5 October 2017

Following on from last year’s success, the Department for International Trade will once again be providing a Meet the Buyer session for suppliers attending this year’s RVE event. With eight international buyers signed up, this is an excellent opportunity for you to meet directly with buyers from major international companies.


Green Party Autumn Conference

Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, 7-10 October 2017


CIPD Midlands Area Partnership’s Developing Capability for Shifting Times 

Chesford Grange Hotel, Warwickshire, 7 October 2017

The CIPD Birmingham branch provides opportunities for its 2500 members to network with local HR and L& D professionals, to continue with their professional development and remain up to date with HR issues.


Anuga Food Fair 

Cologne, 7 – 11 October 2017

Be one of the approximately 160,000 enthusiastic visitors who discover the latest and most innovative products from more than 7,000 exhibitors and be inspired by the world’s largest range of products.

Only at Anuga you will find the most important key players of the national and international food and beverage industry. The 10 different special trade fairs are going to present you the current trend themes 2017.


Midlands Engine Cyber’s Business Delegation to Cyber Maryland Conference

Baltimore, Maryland, 9 – 13 October 2017

The Midlands Engine Cyber initiative will be hosting a return trade delegation to Baltimore, Maryland, to exhibit at the Cyber Maryland Conference in October and businesses are being invited join the delegation.

Over the last year Midlands Engine Cyber have successfully delivered an outward mission to Maryland, hosted an inward delegation and signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the two regions. The trade mission, which takes place between the 9-13 October 2017, is designed to further showcase and sell the regions’ cyber innovation and technological capabilities, as well as encourage new businesses to benefit from the increasing opportunities of this high-growth market by developing UK/US relationships.


Telegraph’s Third, Annual Britain’s Smart Cities Conference

The Crystal, London, 10 October 2017

The Telegraph’s Britain’s Smart Cities conference will take place on October 10, 2017. City leaders and smart cities experts will engage in vibrant debate providing unique insights into the latest thinking and demonstrating new benchmarks for the industry.


British Chambers of Commerce International Trade Summit

The Vox Conference Centre, 12 October 2017

The event will give delegates practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow their business, and begin the next step of their export journey.
Whatever stage of the export journey you are at, the BCC’s International Trade Summit is the event that will help you take your business to the next level.


Rail Forum East Midlands Annual Conference

Pride Park, Derby, 16 October 2017

More details to come.


MIPIM UK

Olympia, London, 18 – 19 October 2017

MIPIM UK is the largest and most insightful property event for professionals with the most comprehensive conference programme in the real estate industry. It is the leading property summit for all key stakeholders in UK real estate to connect and do business.


Midlands Engine Market Visit to Paris

Paris, 22 – 24 October 2017

Join this Midlands Engine visit to Paris coinciding with Natexpo, France’s premier trade show for organic, natural and free-from products.
This visit is aimed at both experienced exporters and export ready but new to export companies who want to explore opportunities in France and to meet buyers from other countries.


China International Industry Fair (CIIF), Shanghai, China

National Exhibition and Convention Centre, Shanghai, China, 7 – 11 November 2017


Transport-Led Development in the Midlands – Midlands Connect

DLA Piper, Birmingham, 14 November 2017

Since the release of Midlands Connect’s 25-year strategy, HS2’s Royal Assent and the election of the West Midland’s Mayor, the wheels have been set in motion to transform the region’s economy and transport infrastructure. Gather with other senior transport and development professionals to listen, learn and discuss opportunities and solutions for unlocking growth in the Midlands. Featuring the latest transport project updates and guidance on current and future developments, the day should not be missed.


Innovate 2017

NEC, Birmingham – 8 – 9 November

Come and find out about the future of industry and meet with other entrepreneurs, investors and business experts.


Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018

Arab Health is the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region, held annually in the last week of January. The event was sold out months ahead of the 2017 edition and welcomed 96,925 visitors from 159 countries, highlighting its strength as the region’s leading exhibition in the healthcare industry.


Auto Expo

Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, 8 – 11 Feb 2018

The Midlands Engine initiative aims to boost economic growth across the Midlands, including through enhanced trade and investment.
The Department for International Trade is looking to lead a market visit to Auto Expo Components 2018 – India´s largest and most important event for automobiles and automotive components. Taking place every two years, manufacturers present their latest products to a broad trade audience from the entire subcontinent.


Express your interest in one of six market visits that form the core of the Midlands Engine trade missions programme for 2017/18. Each focuses on key target markets and sectors of strength from the region.

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