International Market Development

Would you like to develop a foreign market? Are you looking for (further) business partners to strengthen your network abroad? Then take advantage of the funded measures under the Market Development Programme (MEP) of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK).

The MEP pursues the goal of positioning and disseminating German technologies and services internationally more strongly in order to increase the market potential for German technologies and German know-how.

Participants gather valuable first-hand market information, can present themselves and meet potential business partners.

To this end, SMEs in particular are supported via various formats at home and abroad. Participants in the measures have the opportunity to gather valuable first-hand market information, to present themselves to interested decision-makers at conferences in the target market and to meet potential business partners in individually mediated B2B talks.

More information on the MEP can be found on the pages of the foreign trade portal iXPOS.

 

Measures offered

  • Information events in Germany
  • Market research and business development trips abroad
  • Service presentations abroad
  • Information trips to Germany for foreign decision-makers

Your benefits at a glance

  • First-hand market information
  • Explore new markets
  • Networking and making contacts
  • Meet business partners on site
  • develop markets
  • Success in foreign business / increase exports
  • Time and cost savings

Costs

For trips abroad, in addition to the individual travel and catering costs, a personal contribution of 500 to 1,000 euros is incurred depending on the size of the company.

For online formats abroad, a co-payment of 250 to 500 euros is incurred, depending on the size of the company.

Konferenz im Rahmen der Geschäftsanbahnung nach Côte d’Ivoire © GWP 2022
Teilnehmende der Geschäftsanbahnungsreise Saudi-Arabien © GWP 2022
Teilnehmende der Geschäftsanbahnungsreise Saudi-Arabien © GWP 2022
Usbekische Delegation auf der IFAT Munich und unterwegs in Bayern © GWP 2022
Lateinamerikanische Delegation auf der IFAT Munich und unterwegs in Bayern © GWP 2022

Measures

Within the framework of the Market Development Program, GWP organizes numerous business trips abroad as well as information trips to Germany for foreign decision makers.

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