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Exporting to the USA - a celebration of the UK/USA special relationship

Thursday, 10 June 2021 10:00 am to 3:00 pm


To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Atlantic Charter, regional stakeholders have come together to celebrate the strong relationship between the US and the South West region within the themes of inward investment, international trade and tourism. DIT South West are hosting a series of virtual roundtables and panel sessions to highlight the USA export opportunities to SMEs, showcase the existing business cluster, highlight recent investments into the region, and to develop new relationships and attract further bilateral trade.


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10.00 - 10.50 Establishing in the US Market - Panel discussion

                       Ameeta Virk, Growth Markets Leader - US, DIT SW

                      Jack Churchill, CEO Scanning Pens

                      Sam Rowe, CEO Istoria Group

                      Sophia Storey, CEO, 3 Sided Cube

                      Mark Stewart, CEO, Stewart Golf 

10.50 - 11.00 Break

11.00 - 11.50 Too much choice? Exploring the key e­Marketplaces in the US

                      Nigel Barker, Digital Marketing Adviser, DIT SW 

12.00 - 12.15 Introduction to Export Academy - a programme of educational support for exporters

                       Alison Howell & Emily Lambert, ITA's, DIT SW

12.15 - 13.00  Lunch

13.00 - 13.45  Marketing: how to differentiate between the US and UK approach

                       Paul Snape, Principal, GBM Marketing

14.00 - 14.45  An update on the US political landscape

                       Paolo DiFabio, Head of Politics, Press & Public Affairs, DIT Boston


Who is this event for?

This event is for South West companies that are new to exporting or inexperienced in exporting, with an interest in selling into the United States.

Unfortunately we are unable to accept bookings from service providers/intermediaries.


Why the USA?

The US is the UK's largest export market for goods and services, accounting for 16.2% of all goods exported from the UK in Quarter 1 2020 and 14.7% in Quarter 2 2020.

The US offers DIT SW brands huge export potential. 


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Please Note: We will send you details of the online platform and login details prior to the event.



Business West (delivery partner for the Department for International Trade)  is committed to providing a professional, friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all participants at its events. Inappropriate behaviour on video, audio & chat facilities will not be tolerated during any portion of a meeting or event. It will be at the sole discretion of the host/facilitator to immediately expel any participants from the event if their behaviour is deemed to be inappropriate and/or offensive.

Privacy Policy

We take your data very seriously and are committed to the privacy and security of it. This event is organised by Business West, delivery partner for The Department of International Trade for the SW, their privacy policies are available at DIT Personal Information Charter.

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