Trade mission to Sharjah

  • Trade Mission to Sharjah International Book Fair

    Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) London Region and ERDF's Global Growth Project in a Trade Mission to Sharjah International Book Fair.

    The Sharjah International Book Fair is the largest book exhibition in the the Arab World and provides an excellent opportunity to meet business partners from the entire Arab region, find new export and translation rights trading opportunities.

    Benfits of attending include:

    • Stand at the heart of the fair for two dedicated trade days
    • Individual pod for meetings. Pods include WIFI, bespoke company branding and amenities
    • Entry in the UK promotional brochure
    • Reception hosted by the British Ambassador and other networking events
    • Opportunity to have your books sold through a local bookseller at the fair
    • Pre-show social media and marketing campaign
  • The Package

    Dates: 1-11 November 2017

    Administration fee: £500 + VAT
    (Additional costs for flights and accomodation to be covered by the companies)

    Register your interest

    Who Should Attend?

    London based publishing companies looking to break into this region or increase their exports and Rights trading to the UAE.

    (Priority will be given to companies that do not have a significant commercial presence in this market.)

    Who you can Meet

    • Publishers
    • Librarians
    • Teachers
    • Government Officials
    • International booksellers
    • Distributors
  • The UK Department for International Trade

    The UK’s Department for International Trade has overall responsibility for promoting UK trade across the world and attracting foreign investment.

    More about DIT

    European Regional Development Fund

    This trade mission is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund's Global Growth Project.

    In Partnership with

    The trade mission is being delivered in partnership with:

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