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"Profit in Virginia: Starting out in the USA"


Wednesday, November 18, 2009 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (GMT)

"Profit in Virginia: Starting out in the USA"

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Profit in Virginia: Starting out in the USA

You want to grow your business into the USA but where do you start?

This ‘Profit in Virginia, USA’ workshop will focus on how Virginia provides the ideal East Coast springboard for your business and how the state’s capital Greater Richmond (two hours south of Washington DC) offers free assistance and practical advice to UK firms.The workshop will be led by Greg Wingfield, President & CEO of the Greater Richmond Partnership Inc (www.grpva.com) and includes:

  • Analysis of US East Coast locations and geographical, legal, economic and practical considerations.
  • A ‘start up in the USA’ model that enables you to plan and budget for your US growth.
  • An explanation of Greater Richmond’s key sectors including ICT, life sciences, advanced   manufacturing, food production, chemicals, financial services and logistics with key players DuPont, Rolls Royce, Capital One, Philip Morris and many more.
  • Examples of UK firms that have chosen Greater Richmond and why.
  • A detailed explanation of GRP’s free visit service that provides tailored meetings for UK firms with potential contacts and partners.
  • Q & A session to answer your immediate questions.

Event Schedule:
09.30 – Registration

10.15 – Welcome

10.30 – UKTI Here to Help UK Firms Prosper – David Booth UKTI Advisor

10.45 – ‘Profit in Virginia, USA’ presentations by:

     Greg Wingfield: President & CEO, GRP,

     Gene Winter: Senior Vice President, GRP

     Toney Hall: Marketing Director, Henrico Economic Development Authority

11.15 – Tea/coffee break

11.45 – Part 2 plus Q & A

12.30 – Networking lunch

1.30  –  Optional One-to-one Confidential Meetings

From 1.30pm there will also be one-to-one meeting slots available with the presenters to discuss your individual needs.

Please register today via the "Register" button above.

Please contact Colin McLaughlin at c.i.mclaughlin@lancaster.ac.uk
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Lancaster University
LA1 4WA Lancaster
United Kingdom

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (GMT)

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