International Activities

Market visit to Poland

1-3 October 2019
Market visit to Poland

SMMT, Santander Corporate & Commercial and the Department for International Trade (DIT) are taking a delegation of UK suppliers to Poland to explore the opportunities in the region. The visit will include B2B meetings, factory visits and market briefings and will focus on the following:

  • Aftermarket and spare parts – including electric vehicles and their impact on component manufacturing
  • R&D – focusing on batteries, electronics, new technologies
  • Bus manufacturing – major production plants are already located there – Solaris, Scania & Ursus
  • Electro mobility – green transport – public transport, education and exchange of knowledge


The market visit is tailored for companies that meet the following criteria:

  • UK based suppliers with a UK registration number
  • Suppliers with a turnover between £6.5m – £500m
  • Supplier in at least one of the following categories:
    Aftermarket and spare parts; R&D; bus manufacturing and/or electro mobility

If you do not meet the criteria you are welcome to apply however it is advisable to have a bespoke visit adapted for your needs at an extra cost.

SMMT and Santander reserve the right to accept or reject applications.


A nominal fee of £500 +VAT will be charged once the company has confirmed their participation in the market visit but registering your expression of interest is free of charge.

Next steps

Submit your Expression of Interest form to

Contact for more information.

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