Farnborough International Airshow 2016

Members of the International Trade & Investment APPG were invited to Farnborough Aerodrome, the birthplace of British Aviation, for this year’s Airshow.

The world leader in the global aviation calendar, Farnborough Airshow is a global showcase for UK industry. More SMEs exhibit at Farnborough than any other international exhibition.

Hosted by the trade association ADS, the group enjoyed a guided tour of this power-house trade exhibition, meeting with manufacturers and buyers.

The airshow was a resounding success for UK jobs, exports and growth. Over US$120bn of orders and commitments were announced at this year’s show, including for over 850 aircraft and 1,400 engines – work worth well over £11bn to the UK.

 

International Festival for Business 2016 Launch

This year IFB2016 showcased the UK as the go-to place to do business.

Over 20,000 delegates from more than 100 countries came together to create connections and do deals.

The APPG for International Trade and Investment was delighted to host the launch event in Parliament, drawing attention from Parliamentarians and senior figures in the business and banking world.

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Paul Lindley, founder of Ella’s Kitchen and one of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs shared his experience of developing the business idea he devised sat around his kitchen table into a multinational success story.

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