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LIVERPOOL JUNE-JULY 2014

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FUNDING AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT LIVERPOOL CITY REGION BUSINESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN IFB 2014

Liverpool City Region businesses can apply now for a 50% reimbursement of the cost of attending events at the International Festival for Business (IFB) 2014.

This support is available to 1000 businesses from the Liverpool City Region and is funded through the ERDF markets programme. Funding is available for eligible SMEs in the Liverpool City Region.          

Applicants can apply for a 50% contribution towards the ticket price of <this event> on production of proof of payment, proof of event attendance and subject to state aid rules. This offer will be administered by Liverpool Vision.

All delegates attending IFB 2014 are invited to register for FREE membership of the IFB Business Club. As a member of the club you gain access to a wide range of high-value facilities and services available for FREE at the IFB Hub during the Festival. Located at Liverpool’s iconic and historic waterfront, the IFB Hub is at the heart of the festival and is the place where many benefits of IFB Business Club membership can be accessed including:

  • International trading floor with themed weeks (geographical and industry sector themes) and exhibition stands
  • Access to a comprehensive range of export, legal, and financial advice
  • Access to trade associations and international promotion agency advisors
  • Access to private meeting rooms for contract and partnership negotiations
  • A daily programme of free trade, investment, market and sector events throughout IFB 2014
  • Delegate, visitor and IFB 2014 programme information
  • Access to transport links to other IFB 2014 venues
  • IFB Business Club members' lounge
  • Wi-Fi, plus 'hot desk' ICT facilities
  • Bookable, meeting pods for business meetings
  • Accredited media centre

At the IFB Hub you will be able to meet a range of UK and international businesses, from major multinationals to niche enterprises across all business sectors. Something all will have in common is an appetite to make new contacts and trade internationally. There will also be UK and international government policymakers and authorities, international promotion agencies, UK trade associations, and a host of media representatives.

For further information on the ERDF support for Liverpool City Region businesses please contact: akerwin@liverpoolvision.co.uk   

For more details about IFB 2014 visit: www.IFB2014.com

To register for FREE IFB Business Club membership go to: www.IFB2014.com/register