Participation in International Fairs SME Refund Scheme
The Participation in International Fairs SME Refund Scheme has been introduced to assist SMEs to further promote and enhance their business activities through export promotion.
Through this refund scheme, SMES exhibiting in international fairs are eligible to a refund of MUR 200,000 annually on the cost of participation, airfare and accommodation.
This scheme is being managed by the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA). However all applications from SMEs in the services sector should be submitted through the Board of Investment.
Please consult the guidelines to find out more on the procedures to apply for this scheme and to check eligibility for refund.
SMEs should fill in the application form and submit support documents at least one month before start of fair which they plan to attend.
SMEs, having had prior approval for refund, should submit the claim form and corresponding proof of expenses within 10 days after return from fair.