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The Lord Mayor's overseas visits offer a unique opportunity to gain access to key international decision-makers in government and business.

They also offer the prospect of participating in business forums or seminars organised to enhance the key messages of the visit.

Lord Mayor's programme 2016-17

26-30 November
Qatar, Kuwait
30 November-2 December
21-29 January
Pakistan, Nepal
16-26 February
China, Hong Kong, South Korea
15-18 March
20-22 March
8-14 April
Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt
8-10 May
Channel Islands
27 May-7 June
Colombia, Mexico
27 June-2 July
Poland, Czech Republic, Romania
8-11 July
9 - 24 September
Angola, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia

If you are a member of a City firm and interested in joining an overseas business delegation you can register your interest by email: Please include the reasons you would like to take part in the visit and how the Lord Mayor can help you achieve your aims and objectives.

Due to the high demand for places for certain visits, we will not always be able to accommodate every organisation's request to participate.

More information

The Lord Mayor also undertakes visits to regional centres in the UK as part of a programme in support of the financial services industry in the UK. For more information on this visit, see our promoting the City in the UK page.