Events

The following events are open to companies on the Mayor's International Business Programme. If your company is not yet registered, you can apply to join the programme.

Sales and share options masterclass

16 October

Workshop

The first part of this event focuses on a sales class run by one of our programme mentors Paul Fifield, and the second focuses on share options with Ann Casey from Taylor Wessing.

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Strategic marketing masterclass

17 October 2019

Workshop

This interactive workshop will help you understand what strategic marketing is and why having a strategic marketing approach is vitally important for businesses from the outset.

It will give you a perspective and some tools/models to continually be able to assess where to play and how to play in the market most effectively and efficiently in alignment with your business goals. Interactive exercises based on participant cases/needs will be used during the session to demonstrate some of the tools.

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An Introduction to Lead Generation

18 October 2019

Workshop

Come to learn the basics of how to create an outbound and inbound lead generation machine.

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Office hours with mentor Allan Chou: expansion in the Chinese market

21 October 2019

Workshop

A 1-to-1 with programme mentor Allan Chou, focusing on the Chinese market, product market fit, landing location and strategy, and more.

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Improve your SEO skills with Simon Schnieders, CEO, Blue Array

22 October 2019

Workshop

This session will consist of a 30-minute one-to-one with a domain expert. Simon Schnieders is the founder of the UK’s fastest growing pure-play SEO agency BlueArray.co.uk, an investor and advisor in ClickMechanic and mentor at TechHub, Seedcamp and 500 Startups. Blue Array works with many of the UK’s best brands and startups: Funding Circle, Post Office, Simply Business, Moonpig, Fluidly and Trussle to name just a few.

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Learning the scaling playbook from Silicon Valley

23 October 2019

Workshop

Highly experienced scaleup executive and MIBP mentor Paul Fifield will be sharing advice on how to scale your business. Having grown two significant international technology businesses in the UK and US over the last 7 years, Paul has extensive experience to share on how to scale at pace.

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Meet the Corporates: Channel 4 Ventures

24 October 2019

Workshop

We have an exciting opportunity for you to meet with the Channel 4 Ventures team, and hear about how they work with fast growth B2C scale-ups looking to use TV advertising to accelerate their growth in the UK. The event will also include moderated Q&A and a time for networking with their team. The Venture team are looking to meet B2C companies, looking to scale in the UK, and have an expected valuation of £20m+ in the next financing.

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Office Hours with Mentor Sara Tate on Strategizing, and Global Expansion

29 October 2019

Workshop

A 1-to-1 with Programme mentor Sara Tate on Strategizing, Global Expansion, and How to approach/Build a relationship with brands.

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Web Summit 2019, Lisbon

November 2019

Trade mission

In partnership with KPMG, we are offering selected companies exclusive Web Summit 2019 Growth Company packages, free of charge. This package includes a three-day conference pass plus one-day ALPHA stand (featured on Partner Island), with networking and mentoring opportunities.

Suitable for companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Trade mission to SLUSH, Helsinki

November 2019

Trade mission

Gain exclusive access to fringe events around the conference, with our partners, across the week.

Suitable for companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

Please note, for this mission we do not cover SLUSH ticket costs.

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Raising scaleup investment

21 November 2019

Workshop

This workshop will equip you with everything you need to know if you’re looking to fundraise to accelerate your company’s growth.

This invite-only event will bring together the most innovative London based scaleups, along with a carefully selected group of investors. It will explore themes such as raising investment in the US, the leap from series A to B and alternative financing. We'll discuss raising investment across a range of sectors including tech, life sciences, smart cities and creative industries. 

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Creative mission to Paris

2 to 4 December 2019

Trade mission

Explore the thriving creative sector in Paris with networking events, roundtables, site visits and a branding day with Parisian corporates.

Suitable for companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Trade mission to Australia and Dubai

11 March 2020

Trade mission

Explore the explosive fintech and enterprise scene in Australia. The mission will visit Melbourne and Sydney. Subject to interest, the mission will also stop in Dubai for two days. 

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