07 Mar

Dubai & Middle East Expansion Workshop

LONDON

By GTM Global in association with DIT, British Centres for Business and Manchester Chamber of Commerce
FREE

Dubai & Middle East Expansion Workshop

Thu 7th March 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

DESCRIPTION

Expand into Dubai and access markets across the Middle East – and beyond!


The UAE is an important entry port for a £150 billion regional marketplace which is spring-boarded out from Dubai.

To find out how your business can expand into this region, register and attend a 1-2-1 free workshop on the opportunities to scale and the compliance requirements to sustain that growth.

Get bespoke face-to-face advice and guidance from in-country experts on market entry and expansion, compliance and investment, payments and logistics, talent and travel - alongside access to UK and Dubai Government agencies and trade bodies.

Expert advisers & mentors include:


What to expect from the GTM Programme:

This clinic is part of a programme of events that support mid-market tech/digital companies on their international expansion journeys. By participating in the programme you can expect a mix of the following great benefits:

  • Advice & guidance from experts in international trade
  • Export readiness audits & market research reports
  • Access to a network of in-country specialists & trade partners
  • Go-to-market strategy development & market expansion planning
  • Compliance, regulatory & risk management planning
  • In-country distribution, sales & business development services
  • Access to overseas EDOs, accelerator programs & government support
  • Funding via an international network of investors & VCs
  • Curated promotions & offers for businesses transacting overseas

Please note, attendance is subject to the approval of the organisers who will contact you after you have registered.


Timing:

Workshops run in two-hour slots throughout the day and are organised so that you have a series of one-to-one consultations with select experts relevant to your business needs and international expansion plans. There is also opportunity for peer to peer networking with lunchtime food and refreshments.

Who should attend:

Business media, trade associations and CEOs, founders and senior managers of digital and tech scale-ups looking to expand internationally in the next 3 to 6 months and with turnover in the range £7m to £50m.

IMPORTANT

Places are limited so early registration is advised. The organisers will contact you directly to discuss your circumstances and confirm your booking, typically within 48 hours. You will be asked to provide information about your business so that you can be matched to relevant mentors on the day.


About GTM Global:

Connects UK scale-up brands in digital and tech to a designated panel of experts from government, trade bodies and commercial partners to provide on-going advice and guidance for them to go market and expand internationally.

About British Centres for Business:

The BCB is DIT’s official delivery partner in the UAE. The BCB’s incubator has helped 34 UK companies set up in Dubai since launch in 2015. It’s a unique low-cost & low-risk market entry platform sponsored by Dubai Government (through Dubai FDI) to help UK scale-up businesses launch and grow. Creative & Tech firms account for more than 66% of incubator clients. Since 2015 BCB have delivered more than 200 individual company trade support projects.

About Westminster Business Council

Westminster Business Council is London's premier business connections team. We offer valuable insights into business opportunities, provide companies with the connections they are looking for, and foster great business relationships. WBC has developed strong and extensive networks, being in touch regularly with around 12,000 enterprises. Our service delivery includes regular bespoke events which allow businesses to network with distinguished business guests, meet buyers, and be introduced to partner organisations that can provide information and services which support business growth. Our ethos is that with strong businesses come strong communities. We use our network to help ensure that as businesses grow, they recruit local employees, provide opportunities for students in local education, source local suppliers, support start-ups, local businesses and charities thus contributing to the local economy and community. A partnership with WBC in an investment not only in your business but the local community too.

About Central Working

The event is organised in collaboration with Central Working, the UK’s premier homegrown shared workspace provider, transforming the way people work and companies grow.

DATE AND TIME

Thu 7th March 2019

09:00 - 17:00

07-03-2019 09:00 07-03-2019 17:00 Europe/London Dubai & Middle East Expansion Workshop The UAE is an important entry port for a £150 billion regional marketplace which is spring-boarded out from Dubai. To find out how your business can expand into this region, register and attend a 1-2-1 free workshop on the opportunities to scale and the compliance requirements to sustain that growth: %0D%0A https://www.google.com/maps/place/Central+Working+Victoria/@51.493845,-0.1504357,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x487605226eee2e79:0x68c1d5f75d1c533!8m2!3d51.493845!4d-0.148247 Central Working, Eccleston Yards, 25 Eccleston Place, Victoria, London SW1W 9NF

LOCATION

Central Working

Eccleston Yards

25 Eccleston Place

London SW1W 9NF


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