22.02.2017

Business Opportunities in the North American Market - Daresbury



"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 22 February 2017
TIME: 8.30am – 14.00 pm 
VENUE: The Innovation Centre,
Sci-Tech Daresbury,
WA4 4FS
 
 
                       
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

 
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Agenda
 
08:30 Registration and Refreshments Martin Garratt, CEO Cambridge Cleantech, Event Chairman
09:00 Welcome and Introduction Paul Treloar, Business Development Manager, Sci-Tech Daresbury
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
 
Introduced by Lynn Shaw, Executive Director, British American Business Council NW
9:30 AVITUS - One Stop Shop for a USA
Entry
Dr Frank Levene, Director EMEA AVITUS
10:00 Support from This Side of the Pond Kevin Ledwith, Export Finance Manager, UK Export Finance.
 
David Booth, Department for International Trade
10:45 Coffee – Tea Refreshment break for networking  
11:00 Investing in Kentucky Morgan Pierstorff, Senior Manager, Foreign Direct Investment & Trade, Kentucky European Representative Office
11:15 Investing in Pennsylvania Richard Kilner, Managing Director, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania European Investment Office
11.30 Squire Patton Boggs LLP Speaker TBC
11.45 Royal Bank of Scotland Speaker TBC
12:00 Q&A, Closing Remarks Diane Cresswell, Executive Director, Business Development, Bionow
12:15 –14:00 Networking Lunch – Soup & Sandwiches  
 
 
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We would like to thank AVITUS Group for sponsoring the event and Sci-Tech Daresbury for hosting the meeting 
 
The Cambridge Cleantech North America Special Interest Group includes: