Midlands Engine: Automotive Trade Visit to SIAT

15 Jan 2019 00:00 - 19 Jan 2019 23:00

Symposium on Internatonal Automotive Technology

Members: £250.00

Join this Midlands Engine trade visit to the Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) in Pune, India.

If your company operates within the Future Mobility sector - including Electric Vehicle Technology, Electric Vehicle Infrastructure and Low Carbon Technologies - then this is an opportunity you cannot afford to miss.

About the Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT):

SIAT is widely acclaimed by the global automotive fraternity. A biennial event, it serves as an international forum in which forward-thinking businesses can exchange their knowledge and ideas alongside eminent worldwide experts in the field.

SIAT 2019 will focus on innovative ideas and solutions in automotive technologies to meet future challenges. This will include recent advances in areas such as Safety, Emissions, Engines, Noise, Electric Mobility, Electronics, Intelligent Transportation, Vehicle Dynamics, Materials, Alternate Fuels and Simulation & Modelling. For more information, click here.

About the Indian Automotive Market:

•  The Indian passenger vehicle market became the fourth-largest in the world in terms of volume in 2017, overtaking Germany. It is expected to become the third-largest by 2020.

•  India’s auto industry has the potential to generate up to USD300 billion in annual revenue by 2026, creating 65 million additional jobs and contributing to India’s GDP by over 12 per cent.

•  The Indian Automotive sector is expected to remain in robust health over the next decade, with growth in the region of 6-8 per cent a year.

What are the benefits of joining a Midlands Engine visit?

1. Open doors and boost credibility by being part of a British Government associated visit.

2. Benefit from the support of trade advisers throughout your visit, who have years of experience assisting British companies in India.

3. Attend an exclusive in-market briefing delivered by DIT in India and industry experts to give an overview of the opportunities available for UK businesses.

4. Visit a SIAT Expo reception.

5. Go to SIAT Expo 2019 and display your product/service literature on the SMMT Midlands UK Stand.

6. Hold pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings with potential partners, based on your specific company requirements. Please note that DIT cannot guarantee the number of companies that will be interested in meeting with you.

7. Receive DIT support before, during, and after your visit to ensure a successful trip and that you have a clear understanding of the next steps you need to take.

Initial costs:

A commitment fee of just £250 +VAT will be payable. Delegates will also be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and subsistence.

Financial support of £550 is available for those companies in the Midlands Engine area who meet the required eligibility criteria as detailed on the application for to be provided by us.

Register your interest:

Click here to register your interest in joining this visit today, free and without obligation.

For any other enquiries contact the Department for International Trade West Midlands at info@tradeWM.co.uk or call 0345 222 0159.


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