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Doing Business in the USA

12th October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

The US economy is booming but President Trump says “Buy American, Hire American” so how can UK firms do business in the USA and where do you start?

The Department for International Trade have invited two Americans from Virginia (on the US East Coast adjacent to Washington DC) who will outline how UK firms can enter the US market and succeed in the world’s richest economy.

The “Doing Business in the USA” presentation will include:
  • The USA – where do you start?
  • Choosing a US market entry strategy
  • Do’s and Don’ts of doing business in the US
  • Sources of help and advice in the UK and USA
  • Seven steps to success
  • Q&A followed by one-to-ones
  • Mr Curry Roberts, President & CEO, Fredericksburg Regional Alliance, Former Secretary of Commerce for the State of Virginia
  • Ms Marian Marquez, Director, Global Markets, Arlington County Economic Development
  • Mr Andrew Harfoot, Formerly UK Director for the State of Virginia
Who should attend?

This event is for you if your business has already experienced success in other overseas markets but you want to find out more about entering the USA market; or if you already have customers in the USA and want more of them!

Book your place

*Please note that this event is specifically for East of England businesses that are already exporting. We will ask some questions about your business as part of the registration process to ensure that the event will be a good fit for you in order for you to benefit from the day.