10th Mar

US Expansion Roundtable

GTM Global in association with Avalara

US Expansion Roundtable

Tue 10th Mar 2020, 09.30 - 12.30


WITH - US economic growth continuing at 2.1% in 2020 and other economies stagnant or slowing, NOW - is the time to plan this year's US Go-to-Market strategy!

HEAR FROM - Mark Stimpfig, co-founder GTM Global on how over 2,000 UK scale up businesses have connected with mission critical US expansion experts to successfully launch and grow in the US.

CONNECT TO - US in-country experts on Market Research, Business Development, Tax, Accounting, Legal, HR and Funding.

ACCESS - State and regional government and business network from - New York, Illinois, California, Arizona, Florida, Maryland, Georgia and Ohio to understand and engage on localised incentives, tax-breaks, grants and business networks.

ATTEND - a FREE Roundtable discussion panel chaired by GTM Global at The Hoxton Amsterdam on 10th March 0900-1230 and meet US in-country experts, including:

The Agenda:

An intimate roundtable discussion for a maximum of fifteen delegates, agenda as follows:

  • 0900-0930: Breakfast & Networking
  • 0900-1000: GTM Overview – Mark Stimpfig, co-founder GTM Global and GTM Expert Partner Panel Introductions
  • 1000-1130: Roundtable – chaired by Mark Stimpfig where delegates and the US in country expert panel discuss and develop specific US Go-to-Market strategies
  • 1130-1230: Lunch and 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:

  • 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 Avalara:

Avalara is the world's foremost provider of indirect tax compliance solutions. Using a combination of software and services Avalara provide comprehensive solutions to manage US sales tax, European VAT and global sales tax for companies of all sizes. Headquartered in Seattle, USA Avalara began life as a software to manage the complexities of calculating US sales tax. 15 years and 1500 employees across 4 continents later, Avalara now making huge strides towards our goal of being part of every global transaction.

About Thorelli & Associates:

Thorelli & Associates offers over twenty years of experience in the legal representation of businesses and individuals with particular emphasis in assisting foreign interests in the United States.

The firm provides an array of services, ranging from initial consultation regarding the impact of U.S. Federal and State laws on proposed activities to the purchase or sale of entire businesses. Having assisted many companies in the initial phase of their investment, the firm is experienced in providing strategic planning for long term success.

Through well-established contacts, the firm recommends other professionals, such as accountants, bankers, management consultants, executive recruiters and insurers.

About International Management Solutions:

International Management Solutions, Inc. (IMS) is an accounting, tax and consulting firm dedicated to assisting European companies with setting up their businesses in the USA. IMS has offices in Chicago, Detroit, New York, Tucson, Richmond, Bordeaux and Brussels.

About OCO Global:

OCO is Department for International Trade's exclusive North American Business Development Partner.

The company is a specialist consulting firm helping hundreds of companies break into new markets and grow internationally each year. It works with national agencies to support their Trade strategies, and private companies to further their export and international market entry plans, helping to identify the most attractive markets and customers to accelerate growth.

OCO has a base in New York and Los Angeles with an extensive coast to coast State network, in-market knowledge and expertise, providing customers with access to a reliable ecosystem including in-market representation, local incorporation, suppliers and customers.

About Greater Phoenix Economic Council:

Established in 1989, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) actively works to attract and grow quality businesses and advocate for the competitiveness of Greater Phoenix. As the regional economic development organisation, GPEC works with 22-member communities, Maricopa County, more than 160 private investors, and various companies across the world who are expanding or relocating.

Consistently ranked as a top national economic development organisation, GPEC's approach to connectivity extends beyond the fabric of the community. Greater Phoenix, also known as The Connected Place, is in a relentless pursuit to house more innovative and entrepreneurial technology-focused companies. In the past 30 years, GPEC has fuelled the regional economy by bringing more than 740 locates, creating more than 130,000 jobs, and contributing a capital investment of $14.8 billion.

About WorldFirst:

We're WorldFirst and we're expert at moving money around the world. As a fast growing FinTech business, we specialise in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. We combine best in-class technology with award-winning customer service to give our clients a better way. We've helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn since we launched in 2004. Our clients never stop. And neither do we.

About Safeguard Global:

Adaptive solutions - in over 179 countries - for thriving in the global economy. Employment, payroll, on-boarding and more. Global payroll handled in-house can be a lot of work. Safeguard Global Managed Payroll offers an efficient, accurate outsource solution. It combines innovative technology with human expertise on a local level to reduce compliance errors to near zero while offering both end-to-end reporting and end process reconciliation, regardless of location. This creates month-to-month system consistency, enabling companies to spend less time on the business of managing payroll around the world and more time on other decisions that positively affect their business.


Tue 10th Mar 2020

09.30 - 12.30

2020-03-10 09.30 2020-03-10 12.30 Europe/London US Expansion Roundtable US Market Entry Showcase %0D%0A Event Details: https://gotomarket.global/events/us-expansion-roundtable-100320 %0D%0A Location (Google Maps):https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Hoxton,+Amsterdam/@52.3718626,4.8874866,15z/data=!4m8!3m7!1s0x0:0xba964e66b859bcad!5m2!4m1!1i2!8m2!3d52.3718626!4d4.8874866 The Hoxton, Herengracht 255, 1016 BJ Amsterdam, Netherlands


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