Get bespoke face-to-face advice and guidance from US East and West Coast in-country experts on market entry and expansion, compliance and investment, payments and logistics, talent and travel - alongside access to UK and US agencies and trade bodies, including Irvine Chamber Economic Development, Maryland Department of Commerce, OCO Global and Department for International Trade.
Other specialist mentors at the workshop include:
What you can expect:
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:
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.
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As the state's primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies. The Department also promotes the state's many economic advantages and markets local products and services at home and abroad to spur economic development and international investment, trade and tourism.
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