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30/10/2017
JEC World 2018

JEC World 2018 is where the composites industry meets. A leading international show for composites and advanced materials, JEC World provides a global platform where the whole ecosystem is gathered: from raw materials to machines, intermediate and final processors, to OEMs and end users.

This is an invitation to companies in the Midland’s materials industry to join a Midland’s wide trade and investment mission, led by Make It Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire in partnership with the Department for International Trade and national composites organisations to exhibit at JEC World 2018.

The objectives are to:

  • strengthen the Midlands' unique selling point as being the UK home for advanced materials 
  • encourage Midlands companies to showcase their products and expertise in the sector whilst exploring and maximising overseas export markets.
  • generate and attract foreign direct investment to the region.

The Midlands Engine initiative aims to boost economic growth across the region through enhanced trade and investment. This is your chance to meet thousands of key stakeholders from over 100 countries to share latest trends, discover new innovations and benchmark against your competitors. And ultimately, to win new business and grow your presence in a dynamic industry which is growing into a vast range of segments, markets, applications and technologies.

About the event

Held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre between March 6 and 8, 2018, this three-day conference and exhibition provides a unique opportunity to meet with more than 1,300 exhibitors and around 40,000 professionals including decision-makers to expand and consolidate your composites business through a developed programme of activities:

  • the JEC Awards, 30 breathtaking innovations in composites
  • The Startup Booster, the biggest startup competition in the composites field The Conferences, three days of technical presentations, tangible learnings for your day-to-day activities
  • the Innovation Planets, four areas made to illustrate the endless and boundless possibilities of composites

Register your interest

A maximum of five Midlands companies in the sector, on a first-come, first-served basis can join in this funded mission. Participating companies are expected to meet their own flight, accommodation costs and associated expenses with a contribution of £650 for SMEs or £1,300 for non-SMEs towards the exhibition costs. Part-funding towards travel cost may be available for eligible SMEs.

Register your interest by email to karen.tsang@makeitstokestaffs.co.uk by Friday, November 10, or call Karen Tsang on 01782 231977.

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