28 Feb

US West Coast Expansion Workshop

MANCHESTER

By GTM Global in association with DIT, Silicon Valley Bank and Greater Phoenix Economic Council
FREE

US West Coast Expansion Workshop

Thu 28th February 2019, 12:00 - 18:00

DESCRIPTION

US West Coast Expansion Workshop


The West Coast of the United States is home to 8 out of 10 of the world’s top technology businesses. Arizona’s open innovation environment and thriving technology ecosystem, coupled with its proximity to Silicon Valley makes it the ideal location for UK firms planning to enter the US market in 2019-2020.

Register and attend a free 1-2-1 workshop on how to grow and scale your business in one of the United States’ premier technology hubs.

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 US agencies and trade bodies, including Silicon Valley Bank, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and Department for International Trade.

Other expert advisers & mentors include:


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:

CEOs, founders and senior managers of digital and tech scale-ups looking to expand into the USA in the next 3 to 6 months and with turnover in the range £2m to £50m.

IMPORTANT

Places are limited so early registration is advised. Please note also, attendance is subject to the approval of the organisers who will contact you after you have registered.


About Silicon Valley Bank:

For more than 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative businesses, enterprises and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides a range of targeted financial services and expertise through its office in the UK. With commercial and international banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. The UK's leading technology and life science businesses, in all stages of development, look to SVB’s niche expertise, experience and unparalleled network, as they grow at home and tackle new markets abroad. Learn more at svb.com/uk. @svb_uk

About Greater Phoenix Economic Council:

A true public-private partnership, GPEC is the regional economic development organization for the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Working with its 22-member communities, Maricopa County and 150 private investors, GPEC attracts quality businesses to this dynamic region. By creating a high-performance economy through capital investments and jobs, Greater Phoenix companies enjoy a business climate where they can compete and thrive in today's global economy. Since 1989, GPEC has worked to achieve an economically sound and sustainable region.

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.

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

For more information, contact GTM Global here.

DATE AND TIME

Thu 28th February 2019

12:00 - 18:00

28-02-2019 12:00 28-02-2019 18:00 Europe/London US West Coast Fintech & IoT Expansion Workshop Attend this GTM Global workshop on how to grow and scale your business in one of the United States’ premier technology hubs, and 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 US agencies and trade bodies: %0D%0A https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Greater+Manchester+Chamber+of+Commerce/@53.4792055,-2.2483202,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xe679b33636f45a59!8m2!3d53.4792055!4d-2.2483202 Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD

LOCATION

Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Elliot House

151 Deansgate

Manchester M3 3WD


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