The deadline for receipt of applications to join this mission has now passed due to the timescales involved in obtaining a business visa to enter Iran. Those interested in visiting Iran may be pleased to learn that the MEA are planning their next Mission to the country in September 2016, you can pre-register your interest by following the link MEA Iran September ‘16

About the mission:

  • This multi-sector Mission will visit Tehran from 6th to 11th May 2016.
  • The mission leaders have first-hand experience in doing business in Iran and will give delegates full in-market support.
  • Delegates will be provided with unique networking opportunities including a vast range of introductions and high level executive meetings.
  • As the mission sponsor, the Middle East Association will be directing the mission programme in-country, which will include a variety of meetings and events based upon the delegate’s requirements. 


Benefits of the mission:

  • Meetings and introductions with prospective business partners will be arranged by the Middle East Association.
  • There will be a mission reception on Saturday, 7th May, which will be attended by a number of high level executives. This provides delegate’s with a brilliant opportunity to network with individuals from Iranian government and private sector organisations. 
  • Mission delegates will be advised and assisted in obtaining their Iranian business visa and are offered a specially negotiated group travel and accommodation package.
  • A bilingual mission brochure will be produced and printed, which will advertise each delegate’s company and product/service to potential contacts in-market prior to the mission’s departure.


Who is the mission for:

  • Members, and non-members of the Middle East Association are both invited to join this mission.
  • Mission participants must be British exporters of goods or services. 
  • They may be a UK registered subsidiary of a foreign company, provided they are actively contributing to the British economy. 


Market Information:

  • Since the lifting of international sanctions on Iran at the beginning of 2016, the country is now able to sell its assets internationally.
  • British companies will now be able to engage and trade in a range of sectors in Iran namely infrastructure, oil & gas and financial services.
  • Given the developing commercial circumstances and international situation, this opportunity to establish connections and make business contacts should not be missed.
  • Iran has the fourth largest oil reserves in the world and the energy industry is braced for lower prices. Iran Will also be able to access more the $100bn in assets frozen overseas.


Register Your Interest For This Trade Mission

Iran Multi Sector Trade Mission MEA May 2016
Middle East Association

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