5th Mar

Nordic Expansion Workshop

GTM Global in association with DIT, Nordic Embassy, Business Finland, Business Sweden, Bird & Bird Nordics and Fora

Nordic Expansion Workshop

Thu 5th Mar 2019, 09.00 - 17.00



With a combined population of 27 million and a GDP of USD 1,5 trillion, the Nordic region is ranked as the 5th largest economy in Europe and the 10th largest economy in the World.

The Nordic Region comprises Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland & Iceland; 5 countries with 5 currencies, 5 languages, 5 legislations and 5 different cultures. Understanding the challenges that comes with these facts is important, knowing how to address them, is even more important.

Learn how your business can access and grow in Nordics! Get FREE 1-2-1 access to raft of Nordic market entry and growth specialists and capitalise on this opportunity in London on 5th March.

What you can expect:

  • Go to market strategy
  • Development & Expansion planning
  • Entry requirements
  • Compliance, cross border taxation, legal & financial matters
  • Consumer, markets & people insights
  • Cross border legal
  • Cross border taxation
  • Cross border marketing & communication
  • Routes to market, funding, logistics, shipping
  • Network, government support, local representation
  • Employment requirements, HR legislations, Labour cost
  • The cross-border challenges & opportunities in the region

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 Nordic Embassy:

NORDIC EMBASSY is a business development consultancy with a deep specialism in the Nordic Region (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland & Iceland) offering a wide range of services tailored to a company's needs, covering almost every stage of market expansion, from validating your opportunity to supporting and growing your business in the NORDIC region.

About Business Finland:

From pure food and nature to technological excellence, Finland is a source of continuous innovations with a global impact. Explore what Finnish key industries have to offer. Business Finland connects international buyers with the right contacts and assists investors and companies with investment opportunities.

About Business Sweden:

Business Sweden helps Swedish companies grow global sales, and international companies invest and expand in Sweden.

For international companies we offer our knowledge, experience and extensive network to identify new business opportunities and achieve an accelerated return on investment in Sweden. Once established, we support companies' long-term presence and goals.

Business Sweden was founded on the first of January, 2013, by a merger of the Swedish Trade Council (Exportrådet) and Invest Sweden. Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry, a partnership that provides access to contacts and networks at all levels.

About Bird & Bird:

Bird & Bird was the first fully integrated international full-service law firm to open offices in the key jurisdictions of Denmark, Finland and Sweden. With over 120 lawyers across three offices, we advise on numerous cross-border Nordic matters in all major sectors and practice areas. Our focus on organisations being changed by or creating technology and the digital world makes us a good fit for the Nordic region's technology-led market. We can help your business grow and offer a one-stop-shop at which to address any issues you face.

About Fora:

Fora: plural of Forum. A place where great minds meet and work. A space to be brilliant. Fora is reimagining the office experience with beautiful, professional and flexible work-spaces across Central London and Reading. The difference is hotel-like hospitality and private members' club-style service.

Fora has taken the best of co-working, serviced offices, fine hotels and hospitality and added a dash of design and architectural practice. From freelancers to international enterprises, the company aims to help you unlock your best work, whatever your size.

Discover vibrant work-spaces that really work, designed to drive productivity, inspiration, and collaboration.


Thu 5th Mar 2019

09.00 - 17.00

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