7th Jun

Meet the State Development Corporation of Thuringia

GTM Global in association OCO Global, Thuringia Team and RocketSpace

Meet the State Development Corporation of Thuringia

Fri 7th Jun 2019, 10.00 - 12.00



With the current uncertainties around UK trade with Europe, Thuringia provides THE cost-effective location to establishing a presence in the heart of the EU.

Join us at this free, invitation-only, exclusive event to meet the Thuringia State Development Corporation team where you can:

  • Learn how to connect to mission critical European logistics, manufacturing & automotive channels
  • Find out how to access the many grants and incentives available
  • Hear about key case studies and success stories in the region
  • Hold 1-2-1 discussions around your specific operational needs

A Strategic Opportunity:

The State Development Corporation of Thuringia is located at the centre of Europe and over the last 25 years it has been responsible for more than 1,300 investment projects with an investment total of €10bn+ and job creation of 58,000.

In addition to a package of incentives, free business support and access to investment, companies benefit from strong industrial clusters and top-class R&D infrastructure ideally suited to organisations in automotive, e-commerce logistics and distribution, manufacturing, optics/optoelectronics and medical technology.

A Strategic Location:

  • An access point to reach national & international corporates in Germany and Europe
  • Strong and diverse local supply chain with excellent communication links
  • In excess of 280 million consumers within a radius of 500 miles
  • More than 500 logistics businesses employing approx. 30,000 staff
  • 560+ automotive manufacturers & suppliers with production operations in Thuringia
  • In reach of every major German city within a max. 5 hours by truck
  • 2 to 3 hour car/train time to Frankfurt, Berlin & Munich airports/city centres
  • Express airfreight shipment to the whole of Europe within 3 hours

The Event Format:

A presentation from the Thuringia Corporation team followed by a Q&A session and personal 1-2-1 break-out discussions with representatives from the Corporation. The event will run from 1000 til 1200. Registration from 09.30 for a prompt start at 10.00 hrs.

Who Should Attend:

The event is open to organisations with a minimum 50 employees and turnover greater than £20m with an interest in establishing a manufacturing, automotive or logistics bridgehead in Europe.

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

About 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 for them to go market and expand internationally.

The GTM Global International Expansion Programme:

This event is part of the GTM programme which supports mid-market 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 OCO Global:

OCO Global are a Trade and Investment specialist firm, with over 20 years' experience in working with both public and private sector clients, helping them to build and execute successful international investment attraction plans and supporting business growth in new markets. Clients include leading economic development organisations such as the UK's Department for International Trade (DIT), the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Invest Hong Kong; as well as multi-national corporations such as EY, Santander and Pepsico, as well as SMEs such as Jumpack and GTT Europe.

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.


Fri 7th Jun 2019

10.00 - 12.00

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