International services


International presenceSMMT is present at all major international automotive trade shows and exhibitions. Our long-standing credibility on the world stage ensures that SMMT members enjoy a raft of benefits, including the best show locations and stand space as well as ample networking and relationship-building opportunities throughout events. SMMT’s International team also holds frequent ‘missions’ surrounding a show.


International market intelligence

International market intelligenceSMMT’s International team works to help members’ access opportunities overseas and publishes a monthly e-newsletter, with details of events and business opportunities.

Sample pages of the most recent edition of the newsletter can be seen here and here.

To register for future editions please contact Matt Smith.


Reports and data on international markets can be seen here.



Facilitating industry collaboration

Industry collaborationSMMT manages the Customs and tariffs working group that focuses on the rules and regulations which affect all companies involved in international trading. More information on the group can be found below.


UKTI funding and services

UKTI Innovation is GreatSMMT works closely with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and other government agencies that offer a range of funding opportunities and support aimed at enhancing UK businesses. SMMT is a key delivery partner of UKTI Automotive Sector Group, providing contract delivery, project management and access to funding for inward and outward trade missions, seminars and trade shows. Discover more about available UKTI support by following the links below.