Bray Leino Events have won a three-year contract to be the official events agency to the Department for International Trade (DIT).

The South West-based conferencing and exhibitions specialists won six sector lots to become the key supplier on the DIT events roster.

This means Bray Leino Events will deliver around 1,200 high-profile events across a broad range of sectors, from energy and nuclear, through to arts and culture, helping DIT promote British trade around the world over the next three years.

Bray Leino Group has been an official supplier to the Crown Commercial Services for over 10 years, delivering a range of work for public sector organisations including the ONS, Royal Mint, the NHS and Innovate UK. As part of this, the Bray Leino Events team have delivered successful projects for UK Space Agency, HS2 and UKTI.

The contract is one of the most significant wins in the 40-year history of Bray Leino Group, and reflects strategic investment in its events division in recent years.

Giles Lee, Executive Chairman, Bray Leino Group, said: “We have built a world-class events team with the capabilities to deliver precisely this kind of international event programme and this win is recognition of their professionalism and quality. I am proud of what they have achieved and I know they can’t wait to get started.”

Rob Grahamslaw, CEO, Bray Leino Events, said: “It is a privilege to be able to help DIT promote British business interests around the world as its official event supplier, particularly at such an important time. I’m delighted for our team, they fully deserve this success.”

Luke Brown, Managing Director, Bray Leino Events, said: “Absolutely thrilled to be working with DIT once again. Really exciting programme of inward missions, outward missions, trade shows and high-level engagements. The team are buzzing with planning 100 events across 28 countries over the next few months.”



The lots won:

  • Lot 2 – Bio-Economy, Agritech, Chemicals, Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Lot 3 – Advanced Manufacturing, Marine, Space, Defence FDI (Intelligence), Advanced Engineering, Aerospace, Aid Funded Business and Automotive
  • Lot 4 – Infrastructure, Airports, Construction, Mining, Rail and Water
  • Lot 5 – Consumer Goods - Retail and Food & Drink
  • Lot 6 – Energy, Nuclear, Oil & Gas and Renewables
  • Lot 7 - Creative Industries, Digital Economy, Sports Economy and Education

About Bray Leino Group –

For over 40 years, Bray Leino Group has helped its Clients grow through a range of specialist communication businesses, spanning Conferencing and Events, Brand Development, Advertising, Direct Response, Digital, Activation and Media. With offices in Devon, Bristol, London, Chicago, Singapore and Shanghai, the business employs 400 full time specialists and has a turnover of £54m. Bray Leino Group is part of The Mission Marketing Group.

About Bray Leino Events – 

Bray Leino Events delivers award-winning event installations, activations and experiences for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses. They offer Clients end to end creative and strategic support around every aspect of event management and delivery. From planning and design to digital amplification and communications.


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