North America Digital & Tech Expansion
Virtual 1-2-1 Connector Workshop


New York • Boston • Washington DC • Richmond • Chicago • Indianapolis • Toronto • Miami • Tampa • Austin • Minneapolis • St Paul • San Francisco • Phoenix • Los Angeles • Vancouver


GTM Global


28th & 29th June 2023
15:00 - 19:00 BST


Online Zoom


Interactive 1-2-1 workshop sessions

Get Digital & Tech Success in North America in 2023!

With North American digital markets growing at a staggering 21.98% per annum, reaching US$ 1122.85 Billion by 2027; now is the perfect time for UK tech and digital platforms to land and expand into the US and Canada!

Designed specifically for owner-managed Digital & Tech high-growth businesses, these virtual workshops will give you game-changing 1-2-1 advice on;

  • Location Services & Business Development – Find the best city to launch & grow your digital & tech business from, connect with specialist business development networks, sales & marketing experts
  • Regulation & Compliance – Understand the city-by-city risks & opportunities in terms of set-up, IP, immigration, tax, banking & audit requirements
  • Access Funding & Talent – Explore the different federal, state / city grants, funding & talent networks via local investors, economic development boards, universities & accelerator programmes

Why Should You Attend

bespoke advice on all things 'international expansion' relevant to your sector

Connect with in-country experts who will deliver invaluable advice, guidance and insights to help fill knowledge gaps and maximise your chances of success.

  • Meet specialist Sales, Business Development & Localisation Experts in Miami, San Francisco, Baltimore & Toronto
  • Talk to key Tech Hubs, R&D Institutions & Investor Networks in Boston, New York, Washington DC, Richmond, Indianapolis, St Paul, Austin, Phoenix & Vancouver
  • Access Federal Government Networks & UK Embassy/Consulate in Washington & Los Angeles
  • Understand Risk, Operational, Banking & Regulatory options from US Attorneys, Accountants & Grant Funders in Minneapolis, Chicago & Tucson

Biz Development

Routes to market, channel partners, strategic sales, corporate ventures...


Offices, staff, payroll, HR, warehousing, manufacture, logistics, agreements...


Regulatory & legislative compliance, sales taxes, legal, accounting, reporting...


Investment, debt finance, grants, state aid, R&D tax relief, banking, Fx...

State Aid & Support

Economic Development Organisations & FDI, State benefits & incentives...

Event Advisors

Key regional expansion experts

Mark Stimpfig

Co Founder, GTM Global

Providing advice & guidance for tech and digital scale up brands to expand internationally & support companies looking to land & expand into the Greater Phoenix region USA

Thomas Thorelli

Attorney & Founding Partner, Thorelli & Associates

Tom is a Founding Partner of Thorelli & Associates, who specialise in assisting small and medium-sized foreign companies in minimizing their legal risks when doing business in the U.S. through taking advance preventive action.

Sonia Kanjee

Director, UK Practice, International Management Solutions Inc

Sonia is a CPA with ten years of experience in US taxation, specializing in cross border transactions for European corporations with US inbound investments and operations.

Antoine Guillaud

Accountant & President, International Management Solutions Inc

Antoine is an ‘Expert Comptable’ with more than 25 years of experience assisting foreign companies establish themselves in the US market.

Stephen Bridges

Director UK and Ireland, Indiana Economic Development Corp

Stephen is a Director for UK and Ireland at Indiana Economic Development Corp - Indiana's lead economic development agency, helping businesses launch, grow & locate in a state that works.

Juhi Naithani

Principal, bGlobal Consulting

Juhi, with a background in economic development, offers a suite of strategic solutions for emerging technology businesses looking to land in the USA; especially in the Washington DC Metro region and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Lisa Harding

Founder and Chief, XtraBandwidth

Lisa is leading a team of Canada-based specialists who provide expertise and knowledge to help businesses expand internationally into or out of Canada.

Mark Magnacca

Founder, gigCMO

Mark is the Founder and CEO of gigCMO with over 30 years of business experience in senior leadership roles across a diverse range of industries. He recognises the biggest challenge of many established businesses and scale ups is getting access to the right talent at the right time.

Rob Burton

Senior 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.

Nasser Sagheb

Founder, COO, Inner Onion

Nassar is the Founder and COO of Inner Onion LLC, helping international companies create an immediate presence in the United States with support for executing go-to-market plans, developing and managing sales teams or reseller channels, and creating technical support operations.

Robert Gangi

International Consultant, Embark Business Solutions

Former Citibank Commercial RM and current business consulting practice owner with a robust network, strong connections, and a vibrant Advisory Board.

Chris Hornby

Director, Sheffield Haworth

Chris leads executive hiring and talent advisory for the Sheffield Haworth’s early-stage technology clients across the Americas market. He has provided consultancy to some of the most innovative brands in the industry, hiring Executives, NED`s and wider leadership talent that have been pivotal to the growth trajectory of some of his clients.

Sandy Findlay

Innovation Funding, Partnerships Director, ABGi

Sandy is working with partners across the UK to help their members and clients make better-informed decisions about their innovation funding choices and grow the take-up of innovation incentives, ensuring British companies are better placed to choose the innovation funding that is right for them.

Simon Cole

Business Development Director, SGK

25 years of new business development for digital and innovation agencies on multiple continents. Digital and innovation consulting, from start ups to Fortune 500 companies. From application development, System Integration through to B2C media campaigns.

Stephen Marshman

Business Development Director, SGK

Stephen assists organizations of all sizes in implementing effective processes for developing packaging and branded content. His expertise in highly regulated industries, particularly the pharmaceutical sector, has earned him a reputation for helping clients optimize their marketing supply chains with a proven track record of success.

Tom Czarnowski

Business Development, Brand Experience at SGK

Brand and sports marketing specialist with an emphasis in strategic brand management, consumer experience, retail brand presentation, athlete representation, athlete management, event production, event activation, sponsorship, sales, consulting, budget management, and leadership.

Ben Wyatt

CEO and Founder, Centuries Technical Translations

Ben has a background in Petrochemicals and Intellectual Property law which led him into the translation business. As a founder of Technical Translations, Ben has worked with a range of successful exporters on every continent, and is able to advise those new to exporting and also those more experienced who are looking at a new market opportunity.

Events Sponsors & Partners

Regional Partner Network
gigCMO logo
Global Reach
Centuries Technical Translations

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North America Digital & Tech Expansion Workshop


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