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The BPA is a Trade Challenge Partner committed to supporting and encouraging its members to export and can provide information and advice on DIT funding and process grant applications on members’ behalf. For more information about how the BPA can help, contact Julie James on 0845 456 9570 or email: julie@b-p-a.org

TRADE ACCESS PROGRAMME (TAP) Funding

The BPA is the Department for International Trade's (DIT) Accredited Trade Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s nursery industry. Therefore all grant applications to exhibit at overseas trade shows (whether as part of the BPA’s UK Pavilion scheme or independently) should be submitted to us.

Please note: Whilst only Baby Products Association members can participate in UK Pavilions (as these are a membership benefit subsidised by the trade association) TAP grants are available to both members and non-members at DIT approved events. For 2017, funding is available for CBME Shanghai, Kind und Jugend in Cologne; and ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas (full information about all of these event can be found on this website).

If you would like to apply for a TAP grant, please download the following guidance and application forms:

TAP ELIGIBILITY FLOW CHART

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR EXHIBITORS

GRANT APPLICATION FORM

Please note; When completing the TAP application form, The Baby Products Association is the Trade Challenge Partner and the sector is 'Business & Consumer'.

Application forms for CMBE Shanghai should be returned to: simon@nurseryfair.com

Applications for Kind und Jugend should be returned to: adrian@nurseryfair.com

Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. It also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK.

Its services are provided in over 100 markets throughout the world.

 

 

United Kingdom Trade & Investment (UKTI)

 

The UK economy is facing its toughest challenge for a generation and boosting UK exports is a crucial driver of economic recovery and is a critical part of the Government’s long-term economic growth plan.

The Prime Minister has set a national challenge to raise the number of small and medium sized businesses that export from the one in five today, to one in four by 2020. This increase equates to a significant £36 billion or more added to the UK economy.

The BPA is one of 98 Trade Challenge Partners committed to supporting and encouraging its members to export and can provide information and advice on UKTI funding and process grant applications on members’ behalf. For more information about how the BPA can help, contact Julie James on 0845 456 9570 or email: julie@b-p-a.org

TRADE ACCESS PROGRAMME (TAP) Funding

The BPA is the UKTI Accredited Trade Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s nursery industry. Therefore all grant applications to exhibit at overseas trade shows (whether as part of the BPA’s UK Pavilion scheme or independently) should be submitted to us.

The current level of funding is:

Category

2012 Grant Levels

Grant Levels from 1st April 2013

Grant Levels from 1st August 2013

Group Exhibition

(typically European location) 

£1,000

£1,000

£1,500

Group Exhibition

(typically Long Haul location)

£1,400

£1,400

£2,000

Group Exhibition (typically High Growth Markets)

£1,800

£1,800

£2,500

Group Exhibition - First timer to High Growth Markets

Unavailable

£2,500

£3,000

 

SOLO

£1,000

£1,000

£1,250

 

You can download an application form HERE.

How UKTI can help

UKTI can give advice on whether a firm is ready to export. If so, it can help with an export plan, counsel on the right markets and the right people to deal with in those markets, advise on grants for trade missions or overseas trade fairs, set up meetings and generally help to make business happen.

Capacity building services

There are a number of UKTI services available to companies at every level of their exporting journey.

Passport to Export provides new and inexperienced exporters with the training, planning and advice and ongoing support they need to succeed overseas.

Gateway to Global Growth is a service for experienced exporters. It offers a strategic review, planning advice and support to help companies to build on their previous success and develop new overseas markets.

Export Communication Review (ECR) assesses the way companies communicate with overseas customers, for example websites, promotional materials, packaging and press releases and provides a bespoke report with in-depth and practical recommendations.

Further services

Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS) is a tailored service and can help you to access market and industry information, identify potential contacts or assist in planning an event.

The High Value Opportunities programme

United Kingdom Trade & Investment (UKTI)

 

The UK economy is facing its toughest challenge for a generation and boosting UK exports is a crucial driver of economic recovery and is a critical part of the Government’s long-term economic growth plan.

The Prime Minister has set a national challenge to raise the number of small and medium sized businesses that export from the one in five today, to one in four by 2020. This increase equates to a significant £36 billion or more added to the UK economy.

The BPA is one of 98 Trade Challenge Partners committed to supporting and encouraging its members to export and can provide information and advice on UKTI funding and process grant applications on members’ behalf. For more information about how the BPA can help, contact Julie James on 0845 456 9570 or email: julie@b-p-a.org

TRADE ACCESS PROGRAMME (TAP) Funding

The BPA is the UKTI Accredited Trade Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s nursery industry. Therefore all grant applications to exhibit at overseas trade shows (whether as part of the BPA’s UK Pavilion scheme or independently) should be submitted to us.

The current level of funding is:

Category

2012 Grant Levels

Grant Levels from 1st April 2013

Grant Levels from 1st August 2013

Group Exhibition

(typically European location) 

£1,000

£1,000

£1,500

Group Exhibition

(typically Long Haul location)

£1,400

£1,400

£2,000

Group Exhibition (typically High Growth Markets)

£1,800

£1,800

£2,500

Group Exhibition - First timer to High Growth Markets

Unavailable

£2,500

£3,000

 

SOLO

£1,000

£1,000

£1,250

 

You can download an application form HERE.

How UKTI can help

UKTI can give advice on whether a firm is ready to export. If so, it can help with an export plan, counsel on the right markets and the right people to deal with in those markets, advise on grants for trade missions or overseas trade fairs, set up meetings and generally help to make business happen.

Capacity building services

There are a number of UKTI services available to companies at every level of their exporting journey.

Passport to Export provides new and inexperienced exporters with the training, planning and advice and ongoing support they need to succeed overseas.

Gateway to Global Growth is a service for experienced exporters. It offers a strategic review, planning advice and support to help companies to build on their previous success and develop new overseas markets.

Export Communication Review (ECR) assesses the way companies communicate with overseas customers, for example websites, promotional materials, packaging and press releases and provides a bespoke report with in-depth and practical recommendations.

Further services

Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS) is a tailored service and can help you to access market and industry information, identify potential contacts or assist in planning an event.

The High Value Opportunities programme proactively identifies global supply chain opportunities, coupled with an online service giving access to several hundred sales leads around the world each month.

Export Marketing Research Scheme offers support, advice and grant funding to eligible companies wishing to research a potential export market. It will help your business to develop a capability to undertake research on international markets, to inform your market entry strategy.

proactively identifies global supply chain opportunities, coupled with an online service giving access to several hundred sales leads around the world each month.

Export Marketing Research Scheme offers support, advice and grant funding to eligible companies wishing to research a potential export market. It will help your business to develop a capability to undertake research on international markets, to inform your market entry strategy.

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