South African Trade Mission 2019

This mission is ideal for businesses across all sectors and provide an excellent opportunity for businesses in the region to build on these relationships.

The visit will commence on Monday 16 September, flying from the UK to Johannesburg, and then on to Durban, with delegates returning to the UK on Saturday 21 September.

The programme will include business networking receptions and one-to-one meetings with prospects as well as a chance to see more of both cities, ending with a tour of the Port of Durban.

The benefits of the programme include:
Gain a cost-effective insight into a key trading market with opportunities to exhibit products
Bespoke events to showcase and build awareness of your products
Opportunities to meet with distributors, agents and online marketplaces
Logistical support for shipping of samples and products
In-market support by Department for International Trade South Africa
Mission support from Business Durham and an experienced specialist from Department for International Trade

There are only 20 places available on the Trade Mission and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to suitability and eligibility. The registration fee must be made at the time of application.  For more information as to whether this opportunity could be beneficial for your business or to book a place, email