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Sponsorship opportunities


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The East Midlands International Trade Association (emita) is seeking sponsorship partners to support regional businesses going global.

emita is a not for profit membership organisation which assists businesses throughout the region to become more effective in international markets by delivering a monthly programme of events.

The events provide first class learning experiences and invaluable networking opportunities for accomplished exporters as well as those new to trading overseas.  The association’s core audience is key decision makers, a majority of which are SMEs, from a variety of business sectors.

Why sponsor emita?

We can provide you with access to the East Midlands international business community and open doors for your company to connect, network and develop new business.


Key benefits include:

  • Regular exposure of your brand to over 9,000 contacts within the region
  • Reach a specifically targeted audience through the direct mail opportunity
  • Increase and reinforce brand awareness
  • Exclusivity – be the only company within your service or product sector to be associated with emita
  • Quality by association with our current portfolio of sponsors – UK Trade & Investment, Nelsons Solicitors and
  • Enhance your company’s image and shape consumer attitudes through emphasising your commitment and support in assisting regional businesses to develop internationally


Click here for more details on 2017 Headline sponsorship opportunities


Click here for more details on 2017 Event sponsorship opportunities



“The spotlight has seldom been as strongly shone on international trade, and a partnership with emita has proven beneficial for UK Trade & Investment. Having a platform through an organisation focussed on delivering regular high quality events which are well attended and respected significantly increases our reach. For anyone keen to interact with businesses from across the East Midlands interested in international trade, emita is a must.”


Simon Grandidge, Marketing & Events Manager, UK Trade & Investment


“Excellent, succinct session with lots of valuable insights and potential quick wins.

Very worthwhile – both in terms of content and networking.”

Chris Hayes, IOSH

“I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all at emita for their excellent work and dedication – I know of no other organisation (and I belong to quite a few) which is so focused, and which gets it right every time.”

Steve Wegerif, Managing Director, Scrolling Sign Solutions Ltd

“Yet another well structured, versatile event addressing some of the challenges we are faced with in international communications. All presentations were well delivered and relevant.”

Brigitte Peach, Languages for Life Ltd


Contact us

To find out more or discuss these sponsorship opportunities further, please contact Rachel on +44 (0) 1509 815 011 or email



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