Heathrow and Exporting is GREAT launch World of Opportunity Grants Programme
Following our celebration of 20 years of the Heathrow Business Summit in 2016, Heathrow committed to establish a grants programme which offered awards of up to £2,000 to growing businesses to help them start exporting their products and services to new export markets.
For the second year, Heathrow has today announced our World of Opportunity SME Grants Programme for 2018, in partnership with the Department for International Trade’s Exporting is GREAT campaign to provide 20 SMEs with the financial boost they need to explore and develop export opportunities through trade missions, trade shows or market research.
The UK is the fourth largest exporter of goods and services in the world*, and as the UK’s gateway to the world Heathrow wants to do all it can to help British businesses spread their products around the globe and grow international trade.
As UK’s hub and national asset, Heathrow aims to support SMEs across the UK. At Heathrow, we connect international tourists and markets from our 204 destinations, with the best that British business have to offer. That is why we are proud to open entries to our grants programme on June 8th and connect British SMEs with a World of Opportunity.
*Global Export Rankings from 2015, DIT.