100 B2B meetings in Italy

"We had access to the right contacts . . . "  "Encouraging meetings with Italian OEMs . . . "

Just two of the positive comments made by MAA members at Aerospace & Defence Meetings Torino 2013.

Altogether, seven UK companies participated in this high-quality aerospace B2B event held in Europe's fourth biggest aerospace market -- and they racked up more than 100 meetings over two days.


"We had access to the right contacts . . . "  "Encouraging meetings with Italian OEMs . . . " Just two of the positive comments made by MAA members at Aerospace & Defence Meetings Torino 2013.

Altogether, seven UK companies participated in this high-quality aerospace B2B event held in Europe's fourth biggest aerospace market -- and they racked up more than 100 meetings over two days.

The Midlands Aerospace Alliance worked with UK Trade & Investment to take the first UK group of suppliers to attend Aerospace & Defense Meetings Torino: Cinch, Invotec, Manthorpe, Maycast, MG Sanders, Nasmyth & Tritech.

 

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MAA member Invotec Circuits (Tamworth) Ltd meets a potential Italian partner

 

Feedback from UK suppliers

Reactions from the UK participants were uniformly positive:

  • Encouraging meetings with Italian OEMs

  • We had access to the right contacts

  • All meeting requests were confirmed

  • We also met existing customers

  • Encouraging level of meetings, we had a total of 19 meetings

  • Meeting Italian OEM's at the pre-event cocktail reception was useful

  • It was advantageous having attended the MAA aerospace mission to Italy in May to follow up at this event

  • Very posititve experience, very well organised

  • Benefical to have all the UK companies in the same area

  • It was definitely worth the time and cost attending this event

  • I managed to have extra meetings to the ones which were arranged on the B2B system

  • The additional factory tours to Alenia and Avio that the MAA arranged with the organisers were great

  • We had a total of 25 meetings! - worthwhile but exhausting! 

 

Additional activities at the event

The MAA also arranged additional business opportunities with the organisers for UK companies to visit Italian primes Alenia and Avio which included factory tours, as well as to participate in a special reception with Italian aerospace VIPs and buyers, with the support of UK Trade & Investment .

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UK companies at the factory visit to Avio in Turin

 

If your company is interested in exhibiting with the MAA at any future airshows or trade missions please contact Emma or see our events page.