27th Jun

East Asia Business Expansion Workshop

GTM Global in association with DIT, Intralink and RocketSpace

East Asia Business Expansion Workshop

Thu 27th Jun 2019, 09.00 - 17.00


Grow your business in China, Japan and Korea.

These thriving tech hubs are vital locations for any firm with global growth ambitions.

Attend - a dedicated 2-hour face-to-face session with advice and guidance from Intralink, in-country experts on market entry and expansion in East Asia.

Hear from - UK government agencies, trade bodies and commercial partners for 1-2-1 guidance on compliance and investment, payments and logistics, talent and travel.

Intralink’s specialist in-country advisers & mentors include:

  • Greg Sutch – CEO, who has lived and worked in the region in for over 30 years
  • Alex Gover - who worked for Sony in Japan and has spent 25 years working in and with East Asia
  • Michal Waszkiewicz - a bilingual Korean-speaker, who has helped secure multiple revenue-generating partnerships for European firms with some of Korea’s largest tech companies

Other specialist advisors and mentors are from:

What you can expect:

  • Market entry & expansion strategy
  • Routes to market, channels & distribution
  • Compliance, legal & setup
  • Taxation & pricing
  • Operations & logistics
  • Access to governmental & trade bodies

The format:

A series of 1-2-1 consultations with the experts in the room who will give you personalised advice and guidance around your specific needs and circumstances.

To facilitate this, the organisers will contact you in advance of the workshop to capture your needs so that the appropriate 1-2-1 mentoring sessions can be organised.

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

Who should attend:

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 £2m to £50m.


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.

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.

What to expect from the GTM Workshop Programme:

This workshop is part of the GTM programme which supports mid-market tech/digital companies on their international expansion journeys. By participating in the programme you can expect a mix of the following:

  • 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

About Intralink

  • Intralink enables Western companies to expand in East Asia
  • With over 80 full-time employees, a 29-year track record and offices in China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, America and the UK, Intralink makes expansion into Asia fast, easy and cost effective.
  • Through its proven Surrogate Sales Program™, Intralink not only develops a company's market expansion strategy — it also plays a hands-on role in its execution, closing deals and generating revenues on behalf of the company.
  • And, when the business is ready, Intralink will help you set up your own in-country presence through a local subsidiary, partnership or acquisition.
  • Intralink is the proud winner of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise and the President's Award for Export Services for helping companies with their international business growth.

About RocketSpace:

RocketSpace Startup Services aims to help high growth businesses achieve their fundraising goals. The program includes everything from getting companies investment ready to building out the investor roadshow. They help raise Series A+ capital from VCs, CVCs, Family Offices and High Net Worths globally. RocketSpace has an investor network spanning across the US, Europe and Asia.


Thu 27th Jun 2019

09.00 - 17.00

27-06-2019 09.00 27-06-2019 17.00 Europe/London East Asia Business Expansion Workshop A workshop for digital/tech companies considering market-entry or business expansion into East Asia - 27th June in London. %0D%0A https://www.google.com/maps/place/RocketSpace/@51.5330811,-0.1053137,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x7b9a9fa101f0b43a?ved=2ahUKEwiD77ibsIPgAhVSRxUIHXG2BcAQ_BIwDHoECAUQCA RocketSpace, 40 Islington High St, London N1 8EQ



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