Events > Northern Powerhouse trade mission to Africa Health 2020

Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Africa Health 2020
12 - 14 May 2020


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About the event

Express your interest now to join us at Africa Health 2020 as part of a Northern Powerhouse delegation. Africa Health is the largest gathering of healthcare professionals in Africa, offering a wealth of opportunities to UK companies.


The trade mission will be supported alongside the UK pavilion at the Africa Health 2020 exhibition and get you in front of prospective buyers, dealers, distributors, suppliers, manufacturers and professionals from public and private hospitals.


With expenditure on healthcare set to double over the next ten years the opportunities offered by markets across Sub-Saharan Africa are currently vast for UK companies.  Africa Health can help your business access these lucrative markets by joining our trade mission activity.

What’s on offer

  • Shared meeting space on Northern Powerhouse exhibition stand
  • Listing in exhibition magazine as part of the special feature on Northern Powerhouse companies
  • Access to discounted exhibition space to expand presence at exhibition
  • Reduced rate travel and accommodation including transfer packages as part of a larger UK delegation
  • Full access to exhibition and associated events
  • Invitation to British reception in association with in-market partners
  • Funding for eligible companies depending on regional funding availability

Why you should attend

  • Largest regional show in Africa, attracting over 15,000 visitors
  • Annual event since 2011, continually growing
  • Featuring over 550 leading regional and global exhibitors and 18 country pavilions
  • 94% of visitors are from Africa
  • Healthcare products amongst the top five UK exports to South Africa
  • 90% of medical devices in the region are imported

Join the Northern Powerhouse mission and benefit from a great programme of activities, meet valuable contacts and showcase your business to prospective buyers.

Express your interest

There is a £129.00 (plus VAT) registration fee to attend the mission which covers all programme activities as well as transfers to and from the exhibition. Delegates are responsible for booking and paying for their own flights and accommodation but may apply for a travel grant with their regional DIT office (eligibility criteria applies).

Companies must be from the Northern Powerhouse Region.

The non-refundable cost to attend the mission of £199.00 plus VAT will secure your place on the mission and covers all programme activities. Delegates are responsible for booking and paying for their own flights and accommodation but may be eligible to apply for a grant with their local DIT office.

Please note there will be a vetting process to assess the suitability of applying companies. Once your attendance has been confirmed you will be sent a secure link where you will be required to pay the non-refundable booking fee.

Due to a limited capacity any expressions of interest will be reviewed on an individual basis and we will contact you as soon as possible to confirm a successful application.

We normally only allow one delegate per company. Please contact us for more information.

On registering for this event, we will be collecting personal information as part of our registration process. This information will be processed and shared within the Department for International Trade (DIT) and with selected third parties for purposes connected with DIT performing a task in the public interest or to fulfil an official function and the task or function has a clear basis in law. DIT takes your privacy very seriously. Your personal data shall be processed according to the Department for International Trade’s Fair Processing Notice.

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Gallagher Convention Centre


South Africa

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