Past Events


October - November 2016 - BiSEA Trade Mission to the UK 

  • October 31st, 2016       : UKABC London 
  • November  1st, 2016     : Global Business Networking Live, BCC
  • November 2nd, 2016      : BiSEA Event, Manchester 
  • November 3rd, 2016       : BiSEA Event, SYITC Sheffield
  • November 4th, 2016       : BiSEA Event, Liverpool
  • November 7th, 2016       : Staffordshire Business Festival Launch, Staffordshire 
  • November 8th, 2016       : NEC, Birmingham 
  • November 9th, 2016       : BiSEA Event, Thames Valley Chamber 
  • November 10th, 2016      : BiSEA Event, Hull & Hamber Chamber 
  • November 11th, 2016      : BiSEA Event, Surrey & Hants Chamber

Click here to view the agenda.


June  -   International Festival of Business 2016 

  • June 13th, 2016  : Doncaster 
  • June 14th, 2016 : Birmingham Chamber of Commerce 
  • June 15th, 2016  : British Chambers of Commerce
  • June 16th, 2016  : Meet Your Global Business Network, IFB 2016 
  • June 20th, 2016  :UKTI London 
  • June 22nd, 2016 : 1:1 Meetings 

April  - UK Trade Mission 

  • April 18th, 2016   : UKABC
  • April 19th, 2016   : 1:1 Meetings & KADI/BCCI Investment Briefing, London
  • April 20th, 2016   : BKPM London Business Forum in London 
  • April 21st, 2016   : UKTI Exporting is GREAT Week with SYITC, Sheffield 

    •  During President Jokowi visit to the UK, Indonesia and the UK signed agreements to tighten cooperation in 5 different fields including an agreement between Garuda Indonesia, Airbus and Rolls Royce.
    •  The President wrapped up his visit to the UK by sealing investment deals worth a total of US$19 billion that include British business giants such as British Petroleum, Jardine Matheson Group and HSBC.
    •  Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry signed a MoU with  KADIN Surabaya (Surabaya Chamber of Commerce)




  • The BritCham Chairman Adrian Short and CEO, Chris Wren have the following programme in the UK from Nov 2.

    Nov 2 – Nurul Ichwan, BKPM to agree a template for the March roadshow to include KADINs Surabaya and JATIM
                  BCC Conference Network Reception
    Nov 3 – BCC ‘Export the World’ Conference, featuring a panel discussion with Kevan Watts & Adrian Short
                  1-2-1 BISEA booths at the margins to meet companies
    Nov 4 -  Global Business Network Forum (BCC/UKTI/UKABC and all OBNs)
    Nov 5 -  BISEA countries in Guildford ( Hampshire Chamber of Commerce/BCC/UKABC initiative)
    Nov 6 -  Breakfast with Indo Embassy, Bank Mandiri, Bank BNI, BI – to socialize the March roadshow template (organizer, Pak Nurul)
                 1-2-1 meetings with ITAs by geography and sector (UKTI)

    (Will be attended by Chris Wren only)
    Nov 9 – Liverpool Chamber of Commerce – discussion on International Festival of Business 2016
                 ‘Doing Business’ Presentation
    Nov 10 - Presentation for the Plastics Association to support recruitment for the Plastics Expo (Birmingham)
    Nov 11 - Explore Export – Nottingham
    Nov 12 – Explore Export – Cardiff
    Nov 13 - Explore Export - Manchester 


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  • Indonesian hotel resorts, travel agents and companies will be exhibiting at the World Travel Market. The annual event will be attended by 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international media?





  • BritCham signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Surabaya Chamber of Commerce (Kadin Surabaya) at Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya. Coverages from media can be accessed here. Photos can be accessed here.
  • 81 Indonesian Chevening Scholars will take up postgraduate studies in the UK
  • Indonesian goods will be exhibited at the Autumn Fair at the Birmingham NEC
  •  The Palapa Project 2015 will help advance Indonesia’s creative industries with exhibitions in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Scotland from  the 18-19 September



  • Celebrating 70 years since the Proclamation of Independence, Discover Indonesia is the largest cultural show case of Indonesian performing arts within the UK. A combination of  the best of Indonesian visual arts, music, theatre, traditional dance, film and cuisine will all be showcased in:

    o  C Venues at the Edinburgh Festival

        1.  5-30 August Riau Rhythm

        2.  15-30 August Papermoon

        3.  19-30 August Kande Aceh


    o  The South Bank Centre, London

        3-6 September – Papermoon, Kande Aceh and Soerya Soemirat Dancers of Mangkunegaran Royal Palace


        Cryptic, Glasgow

        9-13 September –  Papermoon, Kande Aceh and Soerya Soemirat Dancers of Mangkunegaran Royal Palace


        Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

        15-20 September – Papermoon, Kande Aceh and Soerya Soemirat Dancers of Mangkunegaran Royal Palace

Discover Indonesia Press Release



  • Indonesian Imam, Mr Nurul Huda, will lead Eid ul-Fitr Prayers at the Indonesian Ambassador’s Residence
  • Indonesia’s tropical environment will be brought to the UK with the opening of Islands at Chester Zoo on 13 July. The ‘Islands’ at Chester Zoo is the biggest zoo development ever in Europe, spanning 50,000 square metres
  • Navy to Navy talks will take place in the UK to further strengthen military relations



  • Ridwan Kamil,the Mayor of Bandung, visited the UK to promote transport public-private partnership opportunities
  • The British Council took a delegation of Indonesian education experts to the Going Global Education Conference to understand more about the potential for English language learning
  • The British Chamber of Commerce Indonesia undertook a tour of the UK to promote business opportunities
  • 20,000 people had a taste of Indonesian food, art, and culture when the Hello Indonesia 2015 festival  took over Trafalgar Square and the South Bank
  • The 12th annual Indofest saw Indonesian students at Nottingham University bring more that 100 Indonesian foods, cultural shows, arts, folk games and sports competitions to the campus



  • HE Jusuf Kalla,Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, visited the UK and met with the Duke of York. Mr Kalla spoke at a business lunch held at Asia House and met with Michael Lawrence, CEO of Asia House and UK Minister of State for Trade andInvestment, Lord Francis Maude. During his visit, Mr Kalla also attended the Federation of Cocoa and Commerce Dinner and viewed the Indonesian Pavilion at Festival Asia
  • Indonesian performances, food, and culture were showcased in the Indonesian Pavilion at the Festival Asia on 15-17 May at Tobacco Dock, London