Meet the Buyer @ Automechanika
Bringing together major suppliers and buyers under one roof attend the Worlds leading trade fair brand for the Automotive Service Industry, taking place in the heart of UK Automotive industry, on the 4th - 6th of June. Known to be the hot spot for new technologies, innovation and networking, this is an event you can not afford to miss. (more…)
Drive Midlands at Automechanika 2019
Hall 20, NEC, Birmingham,
Come and see us on stand B100 on the 4th, 5th and 6th of June 2019. Find out explore more ways your business can thrive.
Want to make the most out of your time at the show?With private booths and meeting tables available, click here to book 1 to 1 meetings with experts within the Investment, Technology, R&D and Funding sector. This would give us the opportunity to understand your business better. Day 1: 4th June 10am - 12noon: Meet the Buyer & Networking. (Pre-booked appointments) 2:45pm- 3:15pm: Drive Midlands seminar, Hall 20, Vehicle Production Hall. Day 2: 5th June 2:30pm - 4:30pm: We are supporting a Networking Reception. Visit us on Stand B100 and build your commercial contacts! Book a One-to-One Meeting with an Expert Day 3: 6th June Meeting slots with Drive Midlands team available. Come down to the stand and find out what ways we can help your business.
Germany Trade Mission
Saxony and Thuringia, Germany,
Join the mission to one of the fastest growing regions in Germany!The West Midlands Chamber of Commerce are planning a European sales mission to Saxony and Thuringia, Germany. The 5 day event in June is set to focus on innovation for a number of industries and you are invited to join in! (more…)
Automechanika Meet The Buyer: Webinar
Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference
Following the success of 2018, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell convener has collaborated with the ICAV (International Connected and Autonomous Vehicle) to bring a broad range of subject interests to one location. So for businesses supplying into the transport, looking for ways to be more innovative this event is for you! (more…)
Russian Automotive Roadshow
Radcliffe Hall, Warwick Conferences,
R&D in electric vehicle components and the opportunities surrounding the import and localisation of production are amongst Russia's most in-demand topics within the automotive industry. Representatives from Russia's automotive industry would be available to discuss possible collaborations and supply chain opportunities with UK manufacturers. (more…)
Automotive Trade Visit to SIAT, India
Oxford Golf Resort, Pune, India,
Join this Midlands Engine trade visit to the Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) in Pune, India. This visit is designed specifically for companies operating in the future mobility sector including Electric Vehicle Technology, Electric Vehicle Infrastructure and Low Carbon Technologies... Provisional programme: Tuesday 15th January – In-market briefing delivered by DIT in India and industry experts to give an overview of the opportunities available for UK businesses with the chance to network. Wednesday 16th January – Attend SIAT Expo reception Wednesday 16th January to Saturday 19th January – Pre-arranged programme of appointments for individual companies and the chance to exhibit on the SMMT Midlands UK stand. Cost: A commitment fee of £250 +VAT will be payable. Delegates will also be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and subsistence. Apply and register your interest: Please visit: https://midlandsenginesiat.eventbrite.co.uk For any other enquiries, contact the Department for International Trade West Midlands at: email@example.com or call 0345 222 0159. Find out more… Pre-mission briefing (November 2018) A pre-mission briefing will be held to fully brief attendees on the trip including: an overview of the mission programme and top tips to help you prepare how the local Embassy will support you throughout your visit the opportunity to meet and connect with other delegates also joining the visit
Automotive Challenge Network Symposium 2018
Austin Court, IET Birmingham,
The EPSRC Automotive Challenge Network will be holding a Symposium on 14 and 15 November 2018 at Austin Court, IET Birmingham. Keynote speakers: Professor Neville Jackson, Chair, APC Advisory Group & Auto Council Future R&D. Read Neville’s biography Professor Phil Blythe, Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems, Newcastle University and Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Transport. Read Phil’s biography Join us to explore the challenges facing the automotive sector in power electronics machines and drives. This two day event includes: - Six in-depth workshops - Plenary sessions - Updates on Challenge Network feasibility study projects - A networking meal on the evening of the 14 November - A small exhibition showcasing the latest research. Visit link for more information: https://www.apcuk.co.uk/event/automotive-challenge-network-symposium-2018/
Midlands Engine: US Automotive Market Visit to Detroit 21 – 26 October 2018
Join this Midlands Engine trade visit to Detroit, designed specifically for companies operating within the automotive sector: OEMs, Tier 1 and Tier 2 supply chain companies. This is an excellent opportunity for UK companies to navigate their way through the US automotive market.Why Detroit? Detroit is a key destination for the automotive industry. With nearly 85% of the world’s major car and parts manufacturers based there, it is difficult to over-state the importance of Detroit and South East Michigan on the industry. The city is regenerating and rebranding itself as the global centre for mobility. It has had huge investments in every aspect of the auto industry, from R&D to manufacturing, development of autonomous technology, precision engineering, connected car software and drivetrain electrification. Add an active focus on Industry 4.0, the highest concentration of engineers in the country, a highly skilled workforce and a number of engineering focused universities and you have over 30 square miles packed with opportunities. Quick facts: • The State of Michigan is home to 92 of the top 100 suppliers to North America. • More than 10 billion USD is spent on automotive R&D annually - 75 percent of the U.S. total. • More than 2,200 facilities conduct automotive research, design, engineering, testing and validation in the state of Michigan. For more information on this visit click here Register your interest in joining this visit today, free and without obligation. For any queries please contact Stéphane Lambotte, International Trade Adviser and High Performance Technology Specialist for DIT East Midlands at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP Annual Conference
The Rep, Birmingham,
Greater Birmingham & Solihull’s regional economy has thrived over the past year. The area has cemented its position as the leading core city region for economic growth. Thousands of private sector jobs are being created, major infrastructure projects are underway and new educational and training centres have been opened.
You are invited to join the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) at its fifth Annual Conference. The event will consider how we can all build on the region’s recent successes to create a stronger economy for all – from Cannock Chase to Redditch, Wyre Forest to Birmingham, Tamworth to Solihull.
At this pivotal point for our city region, the conference will provide an update on current economic issues, review what has been achieved during the last year, and consider what the future holds for the LEP and the region overall.
The agenda will feature esteemed speakers from Greater Birmingham & Solihull’s high growth sectors: Creative Industries; Business, Financial & Professional Services; Life Sciences; Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Technologies. Each speaker will provide an insight into the future of their industries, and what we must invest in as a region to continue to grow our vibrant economy.
The event will also highlight a range of projects that GBSLEP has supported – from assisting and advising local high growth businesses, to funding major regeneration schemes, and providing education providers with new spaces and equipment.
You will be able to ask questions of GBSLEP’s Chair, Tim Pile, meet the wider LEP Board and executive, and network with other senior stakeholders from across the region. It is a free event for the private, public and third sectors.
To sign up for your space and more information click here.