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Entering the German market – Business opportunities in North Rhine-Westphalia

Scottish Enterprise

Thursday, 18 July 2019 from 09:30 to 14:00 (BST)

Entering the German market – Business opportunities in...

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Are you thinking about doing business with or in Germany? You may already be exporting to Germany or, perhaps with current Brexit uncertainties, considering your strategic options for Europe.

Market opportunity

Hear first-hand about the business opportunities available from Michael Kordus, General Manager, Western Europe for the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany, along with other speakers.

There are over 1,500 UK companies located in NRW and Germany is the first choice for UK firms looking to establish a foothold in mainland Europe. Michael will be supported by German and British colleagues.

Who's the event for?

Businesses looking to set up and grow in Germany.

What's covered?

Speakers will outline the variety of business opportunities on offer to Scottish businesses in the German market, including

  • Logistics (160 million people live within a 500 km radius of the state capital Düsseldorf)
  • Chemicals
  • Advanced engineering
  • Automotive
  • ICT
  • Healthcare
  • Energy

Market presentations will be followed by a networking lunch

 

Agenda


Registration and refreshments

Welcome

  • Neil Francis, International Director, Scottish Development International
  • Michael Kordus, General Manager Western Europe and North America, NRW.INVEST GmbH

Business Opportunities in Germany for Scottish companies –

Dagmar Wülknitz, Head of Business Unit UK, NRW.INVEST GmbH

Presentation by Neuss County -

Dirk Brugge, Head of District Goverment

How to find talent –

Torsten Vos-Kruszona, Werk-Bank Personnel Recruitment

Financial implications when trading in Germany-

Liz Devine, Clydesdale Bank

Legal Framework-

Dr. Thorsten Volz, Head of Düsseldorf Office, Pinsent Masons Germany LLP

Case Study -

Lynne Jhanger, Sales and Export Director, Linian Supplies Co Ltd.

Q&A Panel-

Richard Muir, Deputy Chief Executive, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce -

Networking lunch

Event ends

 

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Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
30 George Square
G2 1EQ Glasgow
United Kingdom

Thursday, 18 July 2019 from 09:30 to 14:00 (BST)


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