Tech Growth UK – How to land and grow your Tech business in Leeds and West Yorkshire

This webinar is aimed at international companies who are considering Leeds and West Yorkshire as a good base to land their company in the UK.

This event was run by the Department for Business and Trade, Burges Salmon, JMB Partnership Rochester PR Group and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and covers ‘How to land and grow your Tech business in the UK from the people who know what it takes’.

Expert speakers provided tech businesses from all sectors and countries of origin with a rare opportunity to learn from their peers and market entry professionals about what it takes to land and succeed in the UK market.

Featured Presenters:

Alex Lloyd, Burges Salmon: Alex will discuss some of the important corporate legal steps and choices that inbound companies need to consider when entering the UK market.

Joanna Dodd, Rochester PR Group: Joanna will provide ideas on how to PR and market your business to get you noticed and stand out from the crowd in the highly competitive UK market; from adapting your messaging to working with stakeholders that really add value.

James Blakemore, JMB Partnership: James will give advice on how to go about securing those first crucial sales based on his 15+ years’ experience helping international companies find UK customers.

Chris Moore, Department for Business and Trade, Technology Specialist: Chris will be asking panellists from international tech businesses at varying stages of their UK market entry journey to share their highs and lows and provide valuable insight in terms of advice and learnings.

Caroline Malone, Department for Business and Trade, Head of Technology, Sector Advisory Services: Caroline will provide an overview of the tech landscape in the UK, explaining what support there is for tech businesses.

Katy Raife, Sector Manager-Creative and Digital , West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Katy will provide an overview of the tech ecosystem in West Yorkshire, explaining why West Yorkshire is a great base to grow your company.

Other panellists include Sarah Tulip, Cognizant, Senior Director, Matt Ward, XDesign, Head of Leeds and Barry Singleton, Nexus, Business Development Officer.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Price: Free
  • Language: English
  • Who can attend? Everyone
  • Dial-in available? (listen only): Yes.
  • Dial-in Number: Please register for this Webinar to view the dial-in info.
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