The Cumbria Chamber of Commerce in partnership with East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, UK India Business Council and UK Trade and Investment are inviting companies in the region to join this event to learn the business opportunities this market has to offer.


India is the largest democracy, largest English speaking nation and has the second largest population in the world. In recent years India has continued to grow at around 6% with several India states expanding over 10%. The country’s economy is set to exceed the size of the UK economy in the next few years and is forecast to be the world’s third largest economy by 2030.

Some of the current export opportunities available for UK companies include:

Retail & Luxury:

  • E-commerce portal seeking travel, lifestyle, cosmetics, healthcare products
  • Leading retailer looking for luxury brands from the UK
  • Women and men high street fashion

Engineering | Oil & Gas | Transport | Medical | Healthcare

  • Hiring of drilling and fishing tools for oil & gas operator
  • Opportunity for ambulance design and manufacturing technologies
  • Global bids invited for Intelligent Transport System
  • Consultancy services for Operational Risk assessment for Gas pipelines

Professional Services | Aerospace | Environment | Tourism

  • Project Management Consultant for preparation of master plan and detailed feasibility report
  • Project Management Consultant for modernization of airport
  • Consultant to develop National Park to become a world class eco-tourism destination

Health Care | Life Sciences

  • Indian Company seeking to import innovative medical devices / equipment for diagnosing or treating diseases.
  • Reputable dealer in India seeking to work with UK’s medical consumables manufacturers to gain authorised dealership to market and distribute products – specific interest in eco-friendly disposable bags for hospitals and lab garbage.

Creative & Media

  • Music publishing co. is looking to collaborate with artists/labels interested in the India market.
  • Looking for an experienced landscape designer specialising in Fountains

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The event will include a presentation and will close with one to one meetings with market and international trade advisers. Start time at 9:30 and finish by 14:30 p.m.

This event will take place at the Castle Green Hotel (Best Western), Castle Green Lane, Kendal, LA9 6RG


India is a complex market in itself and should be for companies who are ready to commit to a long term market entry strategy. However, if you are new to export and gaining insight into export markets, this event can provide you an overview of the opportunities be explored by UK Companies.


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