20th Nov

Boots on the Ground USA

GTM Global in association with OCO Global, Thorelli Associates, IMS, Avalara & Fora

Boots on the Ground USA

Wed 20th Nov 2019, 09.00 - 17.00




Are you already experiencing rapid US sales growth and now want to support that expansion by establishing a boots-on-the-ground presence in North America?

Are you unsure where and how to set up your business, what are your tax liabilities, how to manage staff and physical resources and what local funding business networks and incentives you can access across the pond?

Attend a FREE 1-2-1 Drop-in-Clinic at Fora Spitalfields, London on 20th or 21st November in London where you'll get a bespoke 2-hour session with US in-country experts on business set-up, tax, logistics and local state incentives and funding including:

The format:

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:

  • 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 Fora:

Fora: plural of Forum. A place where great minds meet and work. A space to be brilliant. Fora is re-imagining the office experience with beautiful, professional and flexible work-spaces across Central London and Reading. The difference is hotel-like hospitality and private members' club style service.

Fora has taken the best of co-working, serviced offices, fine hotels and hospitality and added a dash of design and architectural practice. From freelancers to international enterprises, the company's aim is to help you unlock your best work, whatever your size.

Discover vibrant work-spaces that really work, designed to drive productivity, inspiration, and collaboration.

About Thorelli & Associates:

Thorelli & Associates is a five-lawyer firm located in Chicago, Illinois who has been working with UK companies doing business in the US for over 30 years. They offer a broad range of expertise in the fields of intellectual property law, including the protection of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, etc.; contract negotiations; corporate law; acquisitions; product liability preventive management, and immigration. The small-firm attention to detail and customer service create tailored legal solutions for its clients. Thorelli & Associates also assists with issues including what provisions to include in various agreements; negotiating strategies; cultural distinctions; types of entities that could be organized and why; and limiting exposure to liability risk.

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.


Wed 20th Nov 2019

09.00 - 17.00

2019-11-20 09.00 2019-11-20 17.00 Europe/London Boots on the Ground USA US SET-UP & FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT DROP-IN-CLINIC LONDON %0D%0A Event Details: https://gotomarket.global/events/us-setup-201119 %0D%0A Location (Google Maps): https://www.google.com/maps/place/Fora+-+Spitalfields+-+Princelet+St./@51.5196269,-0.0709484,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x58d9bc7ccb196fdf!8m2!3d51.5196269!4d-0.0709484 Fora Spitalfields, 42 - 46 Princelet Street, London E1 5LP


Fora Spitalfields

42 - 46 Princelet Street

London E1 5LP

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