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Fund title: Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP)

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Grant funding for eligible businesses towards the costs of exhibiting at overseas trade shows.

Application deadline:

Applications must be made eight weeks before the start of the event

Fund description:

Businesses can apply for grants of up to £2,500 to attend international trade shows through the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP).

TAP provides financial support for UK SMEs to participate in overseas exhibitions and conferences that cover a range of sectors, from education to aerospace and creative to maritime.

Successful businesses can use the grants to fund direct exhibiting costs, including stand costs and conference fees at an overseas trade show that is included on the calendar of supported events: the list of events for April-June 2019 is now available on the TAP website.

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