Entrepreneur and delegation trips

Services and benefits for companies

NRW.International supports small and medium-sized enterprises in accessing selected markets worldwide with a high-quality program of business trips. Selected trips or difficult markets are accompanied specifically on a political level. Your advantage: Political support acts as a door opener and facilitates your access to government and business representatives in the target country. Ideal opportunities for you to make your interests known and to forge and maintain business contacts.

At the beginning of each trip you receive a comprehensive insight into economic backgrounds and the industry structure of the host country in question. During the trip you make contact with selected decision-makers. In the target country, local experts work to ensure the success of the event. To this end, the technical program is tailored to your objectives:

Brokerage events

offer you an excellent platform to establish first contacts with potential business partners in the foreign markets. In addition, meetings with market and industry experts as well as local company and project tours complete the program.


allow you to present your products and services in a lecture in front of a selected group of entrepreneurs. Further discussions with experts and specific tours provide insights into the market and the challenges of the business environment.

Guided visits to trade fairs

Enable you to track trends and to get to know numerous entrepreneurs and the competition. NRW receptions provide the framework to intensify ideas for cooperation.

The international program of delegation trips, brokerage events and symposia is implemented by NRW.International together with numerous partners from chambers and associations.

It is funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

We're here to help you

Senior Project Manager International Business Delegations

Silke Kretschmer
Tel.  +49 211 710671-24

Senior Project Manager International Trade Fairs and International Business Delegations

Aida Mudzelet
Tel.  +49 211 710671-12

Senior Project Manager International Business Delegations

Stefanie Schönrath
Tel.  +49 211 710671-19

Project Manager International Business Delegations

Hiltrud Geleßus
Tel.  +49 211 710671-15