Tech Growth UK – How to Land and Grow your Tech Business in Leeds and West Yorkshire

Hosted by West Yorkshire Combined Authority

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

This event is 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 will provide 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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Panel Speakers:

Sarah Tulip, Cognizant, Senior Director

Matt Ward, XDesign, Head of Leeds

Barry Singleton, Nexus, Business Development Officer

Maurice Disasi – Mercia – Investment Manager

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Tech Growth UK – How to Land and Grow your Tech Business in Leeds and West Yorkshire
18th Sep 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Hosted by West Yorkshire Combined Authority
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