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Commercial opportunities available at the UK Pavilion 2015

Attractive commercial partnership and sponsorship opportunities linked to the UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 are now open.

Artist’s impression of the UK Pavilion and its wildflower meadow at Milan Expo 2015
Artist’s impression of the UK Pavilion and its wildflower meadow at Milan Expo 2015

The UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 provides a unique opportunity:

  • for significant commercial exposure to global markets
  • to showcase the best of British goods and services to an international audience

With over 20 million visitors anticipated over a period of 6 months, we are expecting significant commercial opportunities. Over 5 million tickets have already been sold including one million to China and south east Asia.

We are looking for a variety of commercial partners and sponsors to help us deliver an outstanding UK presence at Milan Expo 2015. The Milan Expo theme is ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’.

Under the UK theme ‘Grown in Britain’ we wish to demonstrate UK leadership in research, policy and international development. This particularly applies to the following main sectors:

  • agri-tech
  • creative industries
  • food and drink
  • life sciences
  • healthcare
  • technology

Showcase your products

We invite expressions of interest for the exciting opportunity to showcase the best Britain has to offer globally at the UK Pavilion in Milan.

Items for use in construction of the UK Pavilion

We are particularly interested in best-in-class UK timber goods, fixtures, fittings, furniture, digital and electronic equipment and other creative content.

The deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 24 November 2014.

Food and drink at UK Pavilion

There are also opportunities to provide food and drink products to be served at the UK Pavilion at the onsite restaurant and business facilities.

The deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 8 December 2014.

Sponsorship

We are also seeking expressions of interest for events sponsorship and showcasing from businesses and other organisations. This includes use of this exclusive venue during the Milan Expo from May to October 2015. Our events programme is structured around 4 strands under the theme ‘Grown in Britain’:

  • global business
  • global policy and research
  • international development
  • culture and creativity

Partnership opportunities include a number of attractive Milan Expo 2015 and UKTI related benefits. Details are available upon request.

Contacts

Contact Steven Anderson about commercial partnership and sponsorship opportunities at the UK Pavilion.

Tel: 0207 215 4105

Visit www.ukmilan2015.ukti.gov.uk or email milanexpo2015@ukti.gsi.gov.uk further information on the UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015.

Published 23 October 2014