Exhibiting in Trade Fairs

TradeMalta supports companies by providing part-financing to businesses looking to exhibit in international trade events, fairs and exhibitions.

Business enterprises can capitalise on these events by establishing trade partners, developing value chains, identifying new business opportunities and acquiring knowledge about new markets, technologies and consumer trends.

Under this scheme, reimbursement may be awarded to eligible undertakings for the following costs:

i. Rental of exhibition space and/or stand paid directly or indirectly to the event organisers.

ii. Stand design including design and printing of backdrops, posters, banners and pop-up banners that are an integral part of the stand

iii. Design of other marketing collateral such as presentations (for online events only)

iv. Promotional material which is branded for the event.

v. Subcontracted stand construction services.

vi. Rental of display aids.

vii. Freight expenses incurred for shipping materials and exhibits required to set up and run the exhibition space and/or stand

viii. Interpretation services specifically procured by the undertaking during the trade event or fair.

ix. WIFI connection paid by the undertaking at the event.

x. Registration charges.

xi. Administration charges related to the setting up of the stand.

xii. Travel and Per Diem costs covering one (1) representative (employee or director) of the undertaking required to manage the exhibition space and/or stand.

xiii. Travel and Per Diem costs covering a second representative (employee or director) of the undertaking required to manage the exhibition space and/or stand (where the stand is larger than 25sqm)

To check whether your company can benefit from this scheme, kindly refer to the list of eligible economic sectors and activities below.

  • Guidelines
  • Sectors
  • 2024 Application Form
  • 2023 Claims


The Incentive Guidelines 2021 – 2023 can be downloaded from here


The list of Eligible Sectors, sorted by NACE code, can be viewed here

2024 Application Form

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2023 Claims

No claims can be made for 2023 activities after 31st March 2024.

“Thanks to TradeMalta, Altaro has been able to participate in a multitude of trade events and business meetings overseas and benefit from immense global exposure. In 2017, we attended 20+ channel events in the US, UK and Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and more in comparison to 3 events in 2016, and our lead count has skyrocketed from just over 1,000 to more than 10,000 in just one year.“



David Vella
CEO, Altaro Software

“We have been in a working relationship with TradeMalta for quite some time now particularly through their Trade Promotion scheme that helps us to promote our software solution internationally, by participating at international trade events and exhibitions. It’s a pleasure to do business with Trade Malta and we look forward to working with them on further opportunities” 



John DeGiorgio
Managing Director, Shireburn Software Ltd