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MIA Business Growth Conference

11 July 2019

Location: Racing Point F1™ Team, Silverstone

Accelerate business growth at the heart of Motorsport Valley®

Now in its fifth year, the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) will deliver the annual Business Growth Conference. This prominent B2B event will take place at Racing Point F1™ Team’s Silverstone headquarters on Thursday 11th July 2019, the day before the British Grand Prix weekend, and will attract a national and international cross-sector audience of over 250 attendees.

The event will deliver a varied and interactive agenda, comprising a focused conference, vehicle and technology showcases, open forum and business networking. It will examine and discuss opportunities for business growth and success across both industrial and international boundaries.

Careful balance between conference proceedings and refreshment breaks will unlock plenty of free time for attendees to view superb examples of cutting-edge innovation and grow international networks with senior executives from a multitude of sectors.          

Make new contacts inside and outside motorsport


We have four hours dedicated to helping you make new business contacts and four hours for listening, learning and discussion.

You will make new links with decision-makers from industry-leading companies spanning motorsport, automotive, defence, aerospace, high performance engineering and beyond.

Who will you meet with?

Our analysis of the past 3 years, demonstrates that the conference will attract 46% Engineering Suppliers,11% Vehicle Constructors /OEM's/ Primes and 17% Motorsport Service Providers. 
The positions that these delegates hold within their companies are, 53% Director/ Department Head, 35% Manager/ Senior, 12% Operational.

Confirmed Speakers and Panellists include:

Catherine Bond Muir
Founder & CEO
W Series

Peter Digby

Andrew Everett
A+ E

John Grant

Brian Gush
Director - Motorsport
Bentley Motors

Nick Henry
Coventry University

Mark Jenkins
Cranfield University

Anthony Murray
Chief Executive
McLaren Applied Technologies

Michael Resl
Director Motorsports,
Marketing & Lead Development

Lesley Robinson
Chief Executive
British Marine

Steve Sapsford
Managing Director

Pat Symonds
Chief Technical Officer - Motorsport
Formula One Group

Otmar Szafnauer
Team Principal
Racing Point F1TM Team

Iain Wight
Business Development Director
Williams Advanced Engineering

David Woakes
Group Business Development Manager
Jonthan Lee Recruitment

Chris Aylett
Chief Executive
Motorsport Industry Association

2019 Exhibitors Include:



Secure your place and book today!

Prices and packages*:

Delegate ticket
Plinth display
(incl. 1 delegate place)

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASES SOLD OUT - Still available external vehicle showcases

Technology or vehicle showcase
(incl. 2 delegate places)

MIA Member £175 + VAT MIA Member £350 + VAT MIA Member £600 + VAT
Non-Member £290 + VAT Non-Member £585 + VAT Non - Member £995 + VAT

Partnership Packages:

If you would like to further enhance your company's presence at the Business Growth Conference, please contact julia.schumacher@the-mia.com for further information. 


Our A4 Business Growth Conference 2019 brochure will be distributed to all delegates on the day. Advertising opportunities are available in the brochure at the following rates:

  • Full page - £600 + VAT
  • Half page - £350 + VAT
  • Quarter page - £200 + VAT

Please see a copy of last year's Business Growth Conference brochure

If you are interested in booking an advert in the Business Growth Conference 2019 brochure, please contact the MIA Team.


For more information please contact Sharon Ford at sharon.ford@the-mia.com or
Maddison Sreeves at maddison.sreeves@the-mia.com or call on 02476 692 600

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