Grants available for taking part in VIV Asia28th January 2019

Grants available for taking part in VIV Asia

Are you considering taking part in VIV Asia in Bangkok this March? If you’re part of an exporting SME in the field of aquaculture or other food production, you may be eligible for a grant of £2000 to cover exhibition costs and £500 for other expenses. However, quick action is needed, as the deadline for UKTAG applications is 8th February 2019.

What is VIV Asia?

“With more than 1,250 international exhibitors, VIV Asia offers a unique selection, including global market leaders and regional as well as national Asian players of growing importance. Professionals active in the production of pig meat, poultry meat, eggs, fish and dairy all have numerous reasons to meet up in Bangkok.”

The event takes place 13-15 March 2019, and you can find the full technical programme and show information here.

There will be a British Pavilion at the event, where the stand holders’ management fee includes the services of an experienced mentor accompanying the participants as well as a shared interpreter; a 4m2 stand with graphics; and entry in a UK brochure.

Grant eligibility criteria and how to apply  

We have received the following information from UKTAG on eligibility criteria and how to apply:

  1. Complete online the stand booking and hotel forms. Please indicate on this form if you want a hotel booked for you, and email to
  2. Print forms, sign and return to UKTAG/BPA office
  3. Make payment by cheque made to The British Pig Association or by BACS to account British Pig Association Nat West Bank Ltd, Sort Code 60 00 08, A/C nos 48949930

All forms with cheque or BACS payment advice to be sent to Chris Jackson UKTAG/BPA, Trumpington Mews, 40b High Street, Cambridge CB2 2LS.

When the signed forms have been received, UKTAG will issue grant application forms for immediate completion. Without the signed forms, the organisation would be unable to book space or process grant applications.

If you have any queries or wish to arrange a one-to-one meeting to discuss this event, please contact Chris Jackson on 07801 826069 or email  


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