Events > Future Mobility Trade Mission to Türkiye

Expression of Interest:
Future Mobility Trade
Mission to Türkiye

Istanbul, Turkey: 6 - 8 March 2024

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The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is delighted to invite businesses from across the Midlands to submit an expression of interest to participate in a trade mission to the Republic of Türkiye (formerly Turkey). The programme is designed for export-ready companies who operate in automotive and future mobility sectors and will be the second of its kind following the successful mission in February 2023.


About the Market

Türkiye has a strong automotive manufacturing industry including OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers. As of 2022, the country’s automotive production is ranked in the 4th place in Europe and 13th in the world. In terms of commercial vehicle production, Türkiye is ranked the 1st in Europe.

In line with the global trends, Türkiye’s automotive sector is moving towards cleaner solutions with increasing number of EV production and search for innovative technologies such as connected and autonomous driving and hydrogen solutions for commercial vehicles.


Who should attend?

The mission is suitable for Midlands-based companies who are already exporting or ready to export and specialised in the following areas:

  • autonomous drive technologies,
  • battery manufacturing and management,
  • vehicle lightweighting,
  • vehicle design and engineering services,
  • hydrogen fuel cell technology and hydrogen internal combustion engines.


Why should you join this trade mission?

Pre-mission activities will include:

  • Virtual pre-visit briefing to prepare your business for the mission
  • Feature in the trade mission e-brochure
  • Introduction to the local DBT team in Turkiye who will be able to provide an overview of current opportunities

In-market activities:

  • Pitching session to showcase your products and services to a large audience including OEMs, suppliers, technology companies, and business associations in Türkiye
  • B2B meetings with potential buyers
  • Site visit to an OEM facility



Delegation members will be required to pay for their own travel, subsistence and hotel costs. There is no additional participation charge.


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The 2nd Midlands Future Mobility
Trade Mission to Türkiye

  Date: 6 -8 March 2024  
  Location: Istanbul, Turkey  

Contact DBT

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We have local trade offices based around the UK, within each office you can contact an international trade advisor.
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Express your interest

Places on this trade mission are limited. Please use the link below to view further information or to express your interest in joining us today, free and without obligation.



If you have any questions please contact Zeynep.Karamanli@fcdo.gov.uk

Please note: by expressing interest your place is not confirmed. You will need to complete a full application form and have your place allocated by DBT’s Sector Team.

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The Department for International Trade

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is the Government Department that helps UK based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy, acknowledged as Europe’s best place in which to succeed in global business.