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Driving Future Motorsport Business Growth - International Business Visitors Group

04 July 2016

Location: Motorsport Valley®

International Business Visitors' Group

Monday 4th July 2016 - Friday 8th July 2016

9.00am - 6.00pm

Motorsport Valley® Region

The heartland of the internationally-recognised Motorsport Valley® business cluster surrounds Silverstone, the home of the FIA British Formula One Grand Prix.  As part of a focussed calendar of events with international trade and innovation exchange at the heart, UKTI, the High Performance Technology Group and local councils have teamed up with the MIA to host a group of up to 20 potential overseas buyers and inward investors at relevant visits to UK companies within the Motorsport Valley Region, attendance at the Driving Future Motorsport Business Growth Conference and the MIA Business Day at the FIA Formula One British Grand Prix.

Representatives from overseas companies have been invited to attend the Driving Future Motorsport Business Growth Conference to be held at SAHARA Force India Formula One team on Thursday 7th July and the MIA Business Day at the FIA Formula One British Grand Prix practice on Friday 8th July, as part of a week long programme of events designed to facilitate engagement with UK companies in the automotive, motorsport and high-performance engineering sectors. Additionally, during the run-up to these two exclusive events, participants will utilise the MIA management of one-to-one meetings and visits with key UK companies from within the Motorsport Valley Region.  

Confirmed International Business Visitors include:


Nikica Antolkovic


Miroslav Rastovic

Motorsport Department

Myke Penfold

CEO & President

Noemi Maglia

International Business Developer

Ahmed Hamada

Racer & Business Development

Marco Savelli

Sales Manager




Piero Pantaleone

Chief Technical Officer

Vincenzo Stirparo


Damien Dussurgey

Head of Sales & Marketing

Nicolas Girard

Mechanical Designer

Alessandro Manzini


Elisa Ronchetti

Marketing & Sales Assistant


Marino Francabandiera

Special Business Manager

The provisional itinerary is:

If you would like to get involved in this initiative either as a UK company that the group visit or as a delegate or showcase company at one of the events planned, please contact Sharon Ford at the MIA in the first instance sharon.ford@the-mia.com or telephone +44 (0)2476 692600. Details of International Business Visitors will be updated on this page on a regular basis during the run-up to the event.