Doing Business In The US Marketplace , RSM EDINBURGH, Friday, 08. November 2019



On Wednesday 24th April 2019 9AM -1.30 PM RSM Quay 2, 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QG Meet USA trade experts for a 'whistle-stop' tour of Scotland's top export destination. Discover which States offer the best opportunities for your products and services. Plus, get practical tips and guidance to help you set up, grow and develop your business . The USA continues to be Scotland's top international trading partner with around 17.1 % of all our exports entering the States, worth £5.5 billion. The USA's size alone — four time zones across 50 states and vast cultural differences across regions — means it has to be treated as a series of regional markets, with difference characteristics and business practices.
This Scottish North American Business Council event, delivered with partners including Scottish Enterprise, will offer a quick, practical introduction to international trade opportunities in the USA. Sector opportunities Significant opportunities exist for Scottish firms across a range of key sectors, including: Life sciences Electronics Financial services Textiles Tourism Food and drink Energy and renewables Support to grow your business in the USA.
On the day you'll learn more about the support available for companies like yours considering trade with America. There will be opportunities to meet Council of American States in Europe (CASE) members Virginia, Iowa, Kentucky, South Carolina ,Missouri and Pennsylvania . CASE is the official state-supported organisation in Europe, which provides initial information, answers questions and identifies professional service providers for those companies wanting to establish or expand business in the United States. Its members are the official European representatives of individual U.S. state government representatives from Get your questions answered by an expert panel and hear from Scottish companies already finding success across the Atlantic who'll share their experiences and top tips.
Event programme The day will focus on all aspects of trading with the USA including: Getting started and who to contact for tailored support How to research your market How to identify routes to market Financing your trade and getting paid Legal aspects of trading in the USA Protecting your intellectual property in the USA Meet and quiz other Scottish businesses already growing into the USA Full agenda will be published shortly. Speakers Confirmed include John Simmons, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, Embassy of the United States of America, Alison Grieve CEO G Hold, James McSween MD ,Macsween of Edinburgh, Ryan McCabe CEO Odro Ellen Wong Principal Officer , US Consulate , Edinburgh To register for this event please visit here to book your place. Please note this event is solely for Business People looking to trade into or establish in the USA and places are limited to two per Business.  For more information on the event email allan@snabc.org or call him on 07982250682.
Full agenda will be published shortly.

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