Better Business with Europe
GTM Global in association with GS1UK, DIT
15th June 2022, 10:00 - 11:00 GMT
Wednesday 15th June 2022
10:00 - 11:00 GMT
Webinar via Zoom
60-minute interactive panel event with Q&A to follow.
Develop your EU export strategies and increase your sales
There are huge eCommerce and retail opportunities on our doorstep!
Join our interactive panel event and hear from our export experts who will show you how to build EU eCommerce and retail strategies.
We’ll be joined by guest SME Flexi Hex who have successfully navigated European operations, sales, logistics, fulfilment, and regional legislation.
Event Speakers & Panellists
Marcus BroixDirector at Trade with Europe
Marcus has been offering services for British companies and individuals for three decades and specialises in tailor-made solutions for cross-border trade UK-EU and EU-UK. Whether you sell goods or services, Marcus has a solution for your needs to reach and expand to new markets post-Brexit.
Johannes RothMD, Curth & Roth
Johannes works for CURTH+ROTH and they are a full service market research agency. As a market research expert Johannes has many years of experience and his focus is on generating actionable insights for clients.
Harry DhillonHead of Strategic Partnerships
Harry helps businesses of all sizes expand quickly into new markets so they can hire internationally as well as remotely in countries where they don't have a legal entity. He also helps setting up legal entities and outsourcing payroll.
Annette KlerksDeputy Director and Head of International Business Service
Annette oversees services relating to economic activity for the city of Dusseldorf. In her role she supports foreign companies in matters such as relocation, company formation as well as a range of specialist services to ensure the transition to Dusseldorf is as smooth and efficient as possible.
Phil BookerHead of Partnerships
Phil manages a partnership portfolio of hundreds of retailers and is also responsible for developing new partnerships in many of Fruugo’s 46 global territories. With 85% of all sales on Fruugo being cross-border, Phil is well placed to offer insights on selling cross-border and how that can be supported.
Sarah AtkinsChief Marketing Officer and Membership Director, GS1 UK
Sarah guides businesses on the implementation of digitally enabled, customer focused change. She has delivered business transformation from defining the vision to building the change management programme required for success, with a focus on driving a healthy P&L and a powerful, motivated team.
Estelle DingleyInternational Trade Advisor, Department for International Trade
Responsible for helping companies from start-up to £250m, Estelle will help define, implement and monitor your export strategy.
GTM Global Partner Network
GTM Global has a number of specialist in-country experts who are available for 1-2-1 advice after the webinar. For any companies interested in gaining bespoke advice on US expansion in their key areas of expertise, please contact GTM directly here.
Michal WitkowskiBusiness Development Director – Growing Businesses in Asia, Intralink
As Business Development Director at Intralink, Michal engages Western technology companies looking to expand to Japan, Korea, China and/or Taiwan, and works with them to develop and implement the right market approaches.
James FrancisProgram Director, Intralink
James is leading collaborative projects connecting East Asian corporates with the best innovative European tech. He supports both large corporates and startups/scaleups in bringing the best innovations to commercial fruition.
Jayashree SadanandanSpecial Advisor, Glints
Jayashree Sadanandan is a Special Advisor to Glints, a tech talent startup headquartered in Singapore, which is helping UK/European startups and companies seeking to expand into Asia with the right teams. She has over 15 years of experience in government with a strong expertise in Southeast Asia affairs.
Steve DawsonCEO & Founder, Asia Market Entry
In 2012 Steve was tasked with setting up the Asia Pacific operations of a technology company. After experiencing the challenges of doing this firsthand, he set up Asia Market Entry, with a vision of helping international technology companies build a footprint in the Asia Pacific region without having to set up locally themselves.
Sandy FindlayInnovation Funding, Partnerships Director, ABGi
Sandy is helping more companies access the right innovation incentives, providing information and advice on grant funding, tax incentives and commercial funding, R&D tax relief, Patent Box and Capital Allowances.
Rob BurtonSenior Associate - Business Development, Global Reach
Rob is a Senior Associate at Global Reach, a leading foreign exchange specialist, providing international payments, risk management, and strategic hedging solutions to a wide range of corporate and institutional clients.
I wanted to say a huge thank you for organising the extremely informative webinar yesterday. With the wide-spectrum of specialists, from the UK and USA, providing extremely useful advice and guidance on VC and business setup in the States, I was inspired to setup our operation in the USA.
Charanjit RandhawaChief Executive Officer, Epcot Career Solutions Limited
Thank you for connecting so many good people, the exchange with everyone was worthwhile and put the US market into context.
Elizabeth JonesFounder, Real Good Ketchup
In a little under two hours I had discussions with eight mentors who really opened my eyes to the many business critical issues and challenges that need addressing. I also came away with a much deeper understanding of why businesses succeed or fail in their overseas pursuits.
Spencer BraceDirector, XenZone
About GS1 UK
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About GTM Global
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 on go-to-market strategy and international expansion planning.