4th Jun

US East Coast Expansion Workshop

GTM Global in association with Maryland Dept of Commerce, OCO Global, DIT and Central Working

US East Coast Expansion Workshop

Tue 4th Jun 2019, 09.00 - 17.00


Access a $3.5 Trillion marketplace!

A recent survey calculated that the US East Coast has the equivalent GDP of Western Europe.

Is your business planning to launch or expand into Washington DC, Baltimore or Philadelphia in the key markets of Cyber Security, UAVs, Defense, Financial Services and Healthcare?

Register and attend a free 1-2-1 workshop on how to grow and scale your business in the Eastern Seaboard.

Get bespoke face-to-face advice and guidance from US East 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 Maryland Department of Commerce, OCO Global and Department for International Trade.

  • Thorelli & Associates - US Attorneys
  • OCO Global - North American specialist market research and business development services
  • Avalara - Indirect tax compliance solutions (VAT, Sales, Nexus)
  • Vayner Media - US founded full-service international digital agency
  • Safeguard Global - Specialist global employment outsourcing
  • Leyton - R&D tax credits and grants
  • Blue Array - International SEO strategy consultants
  • GFS - Global delivery solutions partner
  • Maytrix People - International change management, business transformation & market entry
  • World First - Leading foreign exchange & payments processing experts
  • United Airlines - US travel management services
  • Central Working - The UK's premier homegrown shared workspace provider

What you can expect:

  • Market entry & expansion strategy
  • Routes to market, channels & distribution
  • Compliance, legal & setup
  • Taxation & pricing
  • Operations & logistics
  • Delivery & returns

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

The format:

The main focus is a series of 1-2-1 consultations with the experts in the room who will give you personalised advice and guidance around your specific challenges and circumstances.

Please note, the format of this workshop is designed to give both broad advice around international expansion and market entry, plus very specific, tailored advice and guidance to address your individual needs and circumstances.

To facilitate this, the organisers will contact you in advance of the workshop to find out about your specific needs and challenges so that we can organise the 1-2-1 mentoring sessions with the appropriate experts on the day.

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 Maryland Department of Commerce:

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.

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 Central Working:

Central Working is the UK's premier homegrown shared workspace provider, transforming the way people work and companies grow.

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


Tue 4th Jun 2019

09.00 - 17.00

04-06-2019 09.00 04-06-2019 17.00 Europe/London US East Coast Expansion Workshop An international expansion workshop for companies looking to launch or expand into the Washington DC, New York, Boston or Atlanta in Health Tech, FinTech, Data Centres, Cyber Security, Aerospace, Logistics and Distribution %0D%0A https://www.google.com/maps/place/Central+Working+Victoria/@51.493845,-0.1504357,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x487605226eee2e79:0x68c1d5f75d1c533!8m2!3d51.493845!4d-0.148247 Central Working, Eccleston Yards, 25 Eccleston Place - Victoria, London SW1W


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