Expo Grants Announced for eMetrics Washington and ad:tech Beijing

PRESS RELEASE: London, UK, Thursday 23rd July 2009

UK Trade & Investment partners with Chinwag to offer UK digital companies grants for key overseas tradeshows in the USA and China

eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, Washington DC
ad:tech Beijing

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) have appointed Chinwag, the digital community for digital media companies, to deliver grants for UK-based digital SMEs wanting to exhibit at key overseas tradeshows.

The grants, part of the UKTI's Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP), offer funding to support digital SMEs exhibit as part of UK pavilions at eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit and ad:tech Beijing, two of the most influential interactive conferences in the global digital calendar.

Chinwag have worked closely with the event organisers to create 'credit-crunch busting' packages that will provide companies with prominent expo booths, marketing support and conference passes at these high profile events. The successful digital SMEs will be featured in the specially created UK Pavilion, ensuring a prominent position and maximising business development opportunities.

The first event is eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit in Washington D.C 21-23rd October 2009 to, with space for up to 8 companies.

This is followed by ad:tech Beijing, 16-19 November 2009.  Up to 12 companies will be able to exhibit at the leading marketing show in China, perhaps even fitting in a little bit of sightseeing along the way.

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