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Corporate trips to new markets worldwide

Service and benefits for companies

North Rhine-Westphalia is home to numerous companies with global growth potential.

But where abroad are the major markets of the future? Which country is the right one for your business? And how can you present yourself optimally and find the right network? NRW.Global Business supports small and medium-sized enterprises in accessing selected markets worldwide with a broad-based program of corporate trips and trade mission, in some cases even with political support.

At the beginning of each trip you receive a comprehensive insight into economic backgrounds and the industry structure of the host country in question. During the trip you make contact with selected decision-makers. In the target country, local experts work to ensure the success of the event.

To this end, the technical program is tailored to your objectives:

Matchmaking events

Matchmaking events

Matchmaking events offer you an excellent platform to establish first contacts with potential business partners in the foreign markets. In addition, meetings with market and industry experts as well as local company and project tours complete the program.



Symposia allow you to present your products and services in a lecture in front of a selected group of entrepreneurs. Further discussions with experts and specific tours provide insights into the market and the challenges of the business environment.

Guided visits to trade fairs

Guided visits to trade fairs

Guided visits to trade fairs enable you to track trends and to get to know numerous entrepreneurs and the competition. NRW receptions provide the framework to intensify ideas for cooperation.

Current corporate trips of the state of NRW (German only)

01.05.– 04.05.2023

Unternehmensreise Sanierung von Ferienimmobilien auf Mallorca - Teil 1 und 2

Spain corporate trip
construction industry
02.05.– 04.05.2023

Unternehmensreise NRW goes Estonia Digital

Estonia corporate trip
information and communication technology
29.05.– 02.06.2023

Unternehmensreise USA: Markterschließung/Wissenstransfer - Automotive & Smart Manufacturing

USA (United States of America) corporate trip
mechanical engineering and production technology
12.06.– 17.06.2023

NRW-Startup-Reise zur VivaTech

France corporate trip international trade fair
other industries
14.06.– 15.06.2023

Unternehmensreise Women in Tech in Poland

Poland corporate trip
information and communication technology
17.06.– 24.06.2023

Unternehmensreise nach Japan: Neue Materialien und Nachhaltigkeit im High-Tech-Kontext

Japan corporate trip
environmental technologies
01.07.– 31.12.2023

NRW HYway2 Brasil - GTAI Clustervermarktung in der Wasserstoffindustrie

Brazil corporate trip
energy industry
energy research
environmental technologies
04.09.– 08.09.2023

Unternehmensreise Mexiko: Nachhaltige Kooperationen – Circular Economy in der Wasserwirtschaft

Mexico corporate trip
energy industry
energy research
environmental technologies
29.10.– 03.11.2023

NRW-Startup-Reise Singapur

Singapore corporate trip
information and communication technology
other industries

International trade fair program of the state of NRW

All information on participation in foreign trade fairs under the umbrella of the state of NRW


Foreign trade promotion for NRW - Program 2023 (pdf, German only)

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