How to grow your business with the SME International Growth Project

If you’re looking to internationalise your business or want to expand your exporting horizons this year, help is at hand from the SME International Growth Project. This project is delivered by West Midlands Chamber of Commerce (WMCC) funded through ERDF. Ideal for West Midlands businesses, the project offers financial support to help you grow your export programmes and trade overseas.

Here’s how the project can help you make 2018 the year you go global.

More funding for more businesses

The West Midlands SME International Growth Project (SME IGP) has already approved more than 150 grants worth more than £340,000 to over 80 companies in the region, enabling them to access specialist support.

Now, a further £300,000 in funding is being made available to eligible companies in the West Midlands region, including:

Specialist support to help businesses grow

Allen Matty, managing director of WMCC, believes the scheme offers a unique opportunity to small businesses that need a helping hand to start exporting.

“This scheme aims to stimulate export growth within the region by addressing business needs and providing financial support,” he said. “Internationalising a business is a significant step and by accessing specialist support, companies can minimise the risks and gain the knowledge and confidence they need to move into new overseas markets.”

The available support from SME IGP includes:

Start your journey today

To explore your options with the SME International Growth Project, get in touch with an International Trade Adviser on:


Call: 0121 607 1770