Business Opportunities in the North American Market

Business Opportunities in the North American Market

Business Opportunities in the North American Market "The United States is a mark...

Business Opportunities in the North American Market

"The United States is a market almost like none other. You have a GDP of $17.5 trillion. You have 320 million+ consumers; a very high percentage of them that have significant disposable income. You have innovation encouraged and alive in all parts of the United States. You have people who like to work and get ahead.
Warren Buffett


DATE: Wednesday 01 March 2017
TIME:08:30 am - 14:00 pm
VENUE: Liverpool Sefton Chamber of Commerce,
1 Old Hall Street,
Liverpool,
L3 9HG


Come along to this free event to find out more about the practicalities of setting up business in North America and how you can de-risk your expansion into the USA.

Understand the help available from Department for International Trade (DIT), British-American Business Council North West (BABC NW) and UKEF before you take the plunge
Hear first-hand from AVITUS Group about their affordable business support and professional services to help you plan your entry to the US, establish your business and operate successfully



Hear first-hand from AVITUS Group about their affordable business support and professional services to help you plan your entry to the US, establish your business and operate successfully

Agenda*:

08:30 - Registration and Refreshments
09:00 - Welcome and Introduction: Andy Snell, Director International Trade and Lynn Shaw, Executive Director, British American Business Council NW
09:15 - The Context: "Once you learn about the game in the United States, you're going to want to come here." Warren Buffett |Video to Investors
09:30- AVITUS One Stop Shop for a USA Entry- Frank Levene, Director, EMEA AVITUS
09:45 - Support fro This Side of the Pond: Kevin Ledwith, Export Finance Manager, UK Export Finance, David Booth - Department for International Trade
10:15 - Coffee – Tea Refreshment break for networking
10:45 - Investing in Indiana - Jan Wiedeman Director State of Indiana, European Office
11:00 - Investing in Fairfax County Ian Metcalff, Business Development, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
11:15 - Santander - Gordon Iddon, Director International Commercial Banking Santander and Alvaro Alamillo, Head of International Partnerships, Santander Corporate & Commercial Banking Santander
11:45 - DL Piper UK P - Sarah Bell and James Moss, Legalities and overcoming tariff walls
12:15 - Q&, Closing Remarks - Andy Snell
12:30 – 14:00 - Networking buffet Lunch

*May be Subject to change without prior notice

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