North American Operations & Supply Chain Expansion Workshop
GTM Global in association with DIT & GS1 UK
29th & 30th Sept 2021, 15:00 - 18:30 BST
Wednesday 29th Sept 2021
15:00 - 18:30 BST
Thursday 30th Sept 2021
15:00 - 18:30 BST
Zoom with breakout room sessions
One-to-one consultations tailored to your needs
How to Land & Expand Your Operations in North America in 2021/22
With $4 Trillion to fund President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Plan (and similar smart infrastructure programmes in Canada) in transport, energy, manufacturing, education, healthcare, housing and digital – there has never been a better time to land and expand your Smart Tech and IoT solutions in North America.
Get bespoke advice on how to grow strategic sales and operations with key infrastructure commercial and regional governmental partners.
Connect with economic development organisations responsible for supporting inward investment and select commercial and regulatory partners increasing opportunities and mitigating risk.
Who Should Attend
This event is for founders and C-suite executives of tech and digital scaleups, actively looking to expand internationally.
A series of 30 minute 1-2-1 consultations with experts in different aspects of international trade tailored for your specific needs and scheduled over a 2 to 3 hour period.
Tailored To Your Needs
We'll contact you ahead of the event to understand your business status, needs & interests, so we can schedule your consultations with relevant advisors.
Get bespoke advice and guidance from in country experts, covering legal, accounting, operational, HR & financial considerations.
Jan MulDirector, International Business Investment, FCEDA
Assists foreign firms with their market entry into the U.S. and Fairfax County and manages the five overseas offices that the FCEDA maintains in Bangalore, Berlin, London, Seoul and Tel Aviv.
Bethany BennickSenior Manager, Domestic and International Engagement, GPEC
Manages the Ambassador Program, Regional Report virtual series, Global Envoy Pilot Program, and the FDI-focused International Leadership Council.
Antoine GuillaudAccountant & 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.
Sonia KanjeeSenior Manager, 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.
Michael SankeyTax Technology Solutions Specialist, Avalara
I believe that in order to be effective in the realm of all three, you must focus on the consumer. I always try to learn, adapt, and excel in everything I do and have a great track record of doing just that.
Thomas ThorelliAttorney & Founding Partner, Thorelli & Associates
Thorelli & Associates specializes 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.
Sandy FindlayInnovation Funding, Partnerships Director, ABGi
ABGI-UK is an international consulting group, working to accelerate our clients’ innovation activity by identifying and securing appropriate sources of funding: grants • tax incentives • commercial funding.
Stephen BridgesDirector UK and Ireland, Indiana Economic Development Corp
Indiana Economic Development Corp is Indiana's lead economic development agency, helping businesses launch, grow & locate in a state that works.
Lisa HardingFounder and Chief, XtraBandwidth
Leading a team of Canada-based specialists who provide expertise and knowledge to help businesses expand internationally into or out of Canada.
David EllisUK Director of Business Development, PGC Group
David is the go-to guy here in London. He focuses on sales, marketing, partnerships and representing PGC & brand out in the world.
Michael O’HaraFractional CMO & CXO - Global Marketing & Development, gigCMO
Michael leads the CEO Whisperer at gigCMO. He works with global and domestic companies looking to scale their revenues and improve bottom-line performance or whose business model needs rescuing.
Michael ClarkFractional Chief Marketing Officer, gigCMO
Michael helps enterprise, software and services companies sell to IT organisations in healthcare, technology, banking, Fintech and other industries by creating strategies that lead to tactics that create leads that convert to sales and revenue.
Leatitia MacDougallTrade and Investment Specialist, British Columbia Trade and Invest
Leatitia is a trade and investment specialist working primarily in the Life Sciences & Health sectors. She assists UK and European companies considering setting up, expanding, consolidating or maintaining physical operations in British Columbia.
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 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.