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.

KPMG Investor Dinner - Expanding your business to India

19 February 2020

Workshop

Register your interest if you are interested in Expanding in the India Market - KPMG will be hosting a private networking dinner, connecting businesses seeking expansion to India as their key growth strategy, to investors.

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California: Set-up and raise funds in Irvine/Orange County

19 February 2020

Workshop

Are you looking to set-up or raise funds in Orange County? Aimed at Life-science companies, a delegation of Irvine experts are offering 30min meetings to discuss support services in setting up your subsidiary. The session also presents a chance to connect your business with the right network, resources, new markets, customers and capital.

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Why, When and How to build an advisory board to transform your organisation

21 February 2020

Workshop

There are a few challenges an experienced board of advisors can't help you nagivate. Join this session if you are looking to build you board effectively, in ways which will boost your business forward.

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SXSW Mixer

26 February 2020

Workshop

Are you looking to set-up or raise funds in Orange County? Aimed at Life-science companies, a delegation of Irvine experts are offering 30min meetings to discuss support services in setting up your subsidiary. The session also presents a chance to connect your business with the right network, resources, new markets, customers and capital.

Register

KPMG Raising Finance - From Series A to B

11 March 2020

Workshop

Please join us for a breakfast hosted by KPMG. This session will be held as an informal group discussion where our KPMG Corporate Finance team will provide an overview of the process of raising Series A to B Funding.

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Trade mission to Australia and Dubai

11 to 20 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. 

Sales & Share Optons Masterclass

18 March 2020

Workshop

The first part of this event will be focusing on a Sales Class run by one of our programme mentors Paul Fifield, and the second will be focusing on Share Options with Ann Casey from Taylor Wessing.

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1-to-1 Meeting with Head of Ventures of Global

26 March 2020

Workshop

Killian Barrins, Head of Ventures at Global will be available for one-on-one sessions to talk through how they help fast-growing, early stage companies looking to advertise on London Underground or buses for the first time.

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Coming to America: US Expansion and Fundraising

30 March 2020

Workshop

In this facilitated Q&A session, we will discuss best practices for navigating the logistical aspects of launching and operating a UK business in the States and setting and meeting expectations for US later-stage funding.

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Scaling Your Leadership Team

1 April 2020

Workshop

Join this workshop to learn about successfully building a senior team as you scale your business. Some of the sessions that will be explored are; Who are the right people to drive your business forward? ; How do we get the right people onto the leadership team?. Open to all CEOs, Founders, FDs and Ops Directors with an organisation of more than 30 employees.

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Urban mission to Amsterdam

27 to 29 April 2020

Trade Mission

Explore the smart cities space in Amsterdam & Paris. 

Across four days, our delegation will meet with local companies (including corporates), do site visits to HQs and participate in a number of face-to-face meetings, roundtables and networking events.

Register your interest

 

HR/People Tech Mission to New York

27 to 30 April 2020

Trade Mission

HR/people tech companies will meet big corporates who manage a large number of staff, whether directly employed, remote workforce or freelancers.

The mission will consist of a number of face-to-face meetings, roundtables, networking events, and site visits.

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Creative mission to Los Angeles

18 to 20 May 2020

Trade Mission

A fantastic opportunity for companies within Immersive and interactive experiences, connectivity, and future of work space.

We're primarily looking to bring 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. All companies should be relevant & have a use case for the media industry.

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Fintech mission to Germany

27 to 29 May 2020

Trade Mission

Companies will explore the banking, fintech and wider financial services sector in Germany.

This 3-day mission will consist of face-to-face meetings, roundtables, networking events, and site visits, having the opportunity to meet with German corporates, tech firms, investors and government agencies.

Register your interest

Creative mission to Cannes Lions

22 to 26 June 2020

Trade Mission

Cannes Lions is the International Festival of Creativity, a global event for those working in creative communications, advertising, and related fields. It is considered the largest gathering of the advertising and creative communications industry.

This trade mission will consist of exclusive dinners, events and talks. Companies will have the opportunity to network with global brands and key stakeholders within our Cannes Lion fringe programme.

Register your interest

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