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“Doing Business in the USA” August Seminar – Virtual

18 August 2022

Doing Business USA header Aug 2022The United States remains a key place for entrepreneurs all over the world to fuel their next stage of business growth through US Expansion. The US is a big country, however, so where should a European entrepreneur look to set up their US business?

Nora Rothrock joins the Scottish North American Business Council (SNABC) in presenting the important steps necessary to help you enter the market, establish your business and operate successfully.  A panel of expert speakers will ensure you gain an understanding of all the relevant areas.

When: 18 August 2022, 14:00 – 16:45
Where: Virtual (login details upon registration)

Below is the agenda. You must Register to confirm your attendance.

14:00     Welcome
Jack Hillmeyer, US Consul General to Scotland
Raul Kalsi, Corporate Account Manager, Delta Airlines
Allan Hogarth, Executive Director, SNABC

14:10     State Pitches
Anke Goebel de Méndez, Director, State of Iowa – European Office
Austin Parham, FDI Trade Specialist, South Carolina European Office

14:25     Legal Considerations when Expanding into the US Marketplace
Tracey Ginn, UK / US Corporate Partner, MBM Commercial LLP

14:45     Financial Considerations in Trading Across the Pond Q&A
Nora Rothrock, Managing Director, USTAXFS

15:00    How the US Commercial Service Can Assist You Q&A
Christine Kelley, Commercial Attache, US Embassy London

15:20    DIT
Frances Moffett-Kouadio, Director Exports North America British Consulate General Chicago

15:40   SDI
Barry Logue, Vice President, SDI Energy and Low Carbon Transition USA
Carl Crafts, Vice President, SDI Food and Drink USA

15:20    Panel: How we accessed the US & Coping with uncertain times whilst trading internationally – facilitated by David Carrick, Director, SAS / SNABC Chairman & Allan Hogarth, Executive Director, SNABC

Michelle Maddox, Director, Clootie McToot
Alison Grieve, CEO, G-Hold
Issy Urquhart, Chief People Officer, Craneware
Philip Swan, CEO, Stealth
Jim Rae, CEO, Docs 24
Martin Daraz, Owner Martin’s Whisky Diet / Guest Lecturer Stanford University Grad School of Business
Ethel Bunch, CEO, Sustain SC
Leah Hutcheon, CEO, Appointedd

If you have any questions,  email Allan Hogarth at allan@snabc.org or call on 07982250682.

Event sponsors:
Doing Business in USA Aug 2022

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