Managing Your Online Business in a Post-Pandemic World


GTM Global in association with WorldFirst presents an interactive webinar

Thursday 28th May 2020 1600 – 1700 BST

Are you looking to re-evaluate your eCommerce and Digital strategies as a consequence of COVID-19?

Hear from international eCommerce consultancy and official Amazon 3P marketplace seller Practicology on their vision for ‘the new normal’, as they identify key strategies, practical client insights (both in the UK and internationally) and new opportunities for future growth.

Listen and engage with Practicology and a panel of online business experts from the eCommerce team at Department for International Trade, tax and compliance specialists Avalara and international payment solutions specialists WorldFirst on how to support the new paradigm shifts in digital/ eCommerce sales and marketplaces.

This FREE webinar is for CEOs, CMO’s, COOs and eCommerce Directors of online businesses who wish to:

  • Understand the changes that lock-down have driven on the eCommerce scene
  • Learn about resilient survival / growth strategies that are being adopted
  • Access key eCommerce hotspots like the Middle East, US and China
  • Grow cross-border sales opportunities offered through marketplaces
  • Get your questions answered directly by our online panel of experts

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Please note, this is an interactive webinar in which the audience will be encouraged to participate and to make this manageable, places are restricted and available on a first-come first-served basis.

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Running Order:

1600 – Introduction: Mark Stimpfig, co-founder of GTM Global
1605 – Presentation: Jeremy Wilson, CCO, Praticology a presentation on ‘How to Manage Your Online Business in a Post-Pandemic World’
1625 – Meet the panellists: James Read, Head of Corporate Sales – Partnerships UK at WorldFirst, Colin Stansbury, Strategic Alliance Manager, Avalara and Tom Dixon, eCommerce Specialist eExporting Programme, Department for International Trade
1635 – Roundtable discussion: On the panel’s new normal online business landscapes
1645 – Delegate Question & Answers: Discussing prescient delegate questions and providing relevant answers.
1700 – Close

1-2-1- meets with our experts – post webinar

Our panellists are available for 1-2-1 online meets afterwards. Please contact Mark Stimpfig at GTM Global on to facilitate.

Meet the presenters

Jeremy Wilson

Chief Commercial Officer at Practicology

As one of the founders and Chief Commercial Officer at Practicology, Jeremy specializes in developing strategies to enable businesses to accelerate their digital opportunities and well as supporting 3rd party investors.

He helps management and investors evaluate opportunities by focusing on the people, processes and systems that support and drive the business proposition. Jeremy also works extensively with management teams in developing and delivering business plans. 

The company’s private equity practice focuses on mid-market global private equity across a range of sectors, with special expertise in retail and consumer goods. It also provides strategic support to the management teams of portfolio companies to assist with successful acquisitions, operational improvements and to build profitable exits.

Additionally, Practicology offers turnaround consulting for struggling portfolio assets.

Tom Dixon 

eCommerce Specialist, E-Exporting Programme at the Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export, drives inward and outward investment, negotiates market access and trade deals, and champions free trade. Tom and the E-Exporting programme help UK companies to sell through online channels specifically.

James Read 

Head of Corporate Sales – Partnerships UK at WorldFirst 

WorldFirst makes the movement of money around the world easier, faster, safer & cheaper with a vision to become the world’s best financial services platform for international commerce. Established 16 years ago, they have reached over 250,000 customers, have opened 8 international offices and were recently acquired by the highest valued financial technology company in the world, Ant Financial.

Their unique platform allows businesses to transact in global markets like a local, with in-country currency accounts which can be opened with no requirement for a local entity. Offering recognisable payment options for customers in their country is more important than ever, and with the global financial markets as unpredictable as ever, having tools in place to manage that volatility is critical to enable effective budgeting and sustained profitability.

Colin Stansbury, Strategic Alliance Manager at Seattle-based Avalara

Colin Stansbury

Strategic Alliance Manager at Avalara

Making sense of talking tax and how it impacts e-commerce, cross border trade, returns and international growth. Tax technology and SaaS evangelist. 

About GTM

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.

By participating in the programme you can expect a mix of the following:

  • Advice and guidance from experts in international trade
  • Export readiness audits and market research reports
  • Access to a network of in-country specialists and trade partners
  • Go-to-market strategy development and market expansion planning
  • Compliance, regulatory and risk management planning
  • In-country distribution, sales and business development services
  • Access to overseas EDOs, accelerator programs and government support
  • Funding via an international network of investors and VCs
  • Curated promotions and offers for businesses transacting overseas

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