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MIBP Trade Mission to US - West Coast

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Where: US - West Coast, San Francisco (Los Angeles or Seattle optional if it is of interest for London companies)

Date of the Mission: 14 October 2019

Local Organisations to be met: The aim for our delegation is to meet the organisation disrupting the tech sector in the US, learn from peer innovators, and get a better understanding of the ecosystem on that part of the US. Organisations to be approached: Slack, WeWork Labs, Quilt, GBX, etc.

Programme format: the mission will be composed of face to face meetings, roundtables, networking events, and site visits.

Companies participating: We invite all London companies with a "Disruptive Tech" product or service or looking to reach out to the organisations named above

MIBP Mission Lead: Alban Remy (aremy@londonandpartners.com)

* PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS A REGISTRATION OF INTEREST ONLY. The Mayor’s International Business Programme will review all applications and the mission leader will contact applicants to discuss further. Please contact Martine (mterrelonge@londonandpartners.com) if you have any questions.

* Companies participating in the Trade Mission will be required to pay an administration fee of £500 + VAT to attend.

Costs covered by the programme include:

  • Accommodation/hotels during the mission
  • In market activities (receptions, etc.)

Costs NOT covered by the programme:

  • Delegate transportation
    • Administration fee
    • Expenses in market

    Draft Programme (not confirmed yet):

    Day 1 - Monday:

    - Mid-day: arrival in SF

    - PM: introduction meetings to the ecosystem and local authorities

    - Evening: Delegation dinner

    Day 2 - Tuesday: full day in the Valley

    - AM: Corporate Visit

    - PM: Roundtable meetings with local corporates

    - Evening - Networking Reception

    Day 3 – Wednesday: full day in SF

    - AM: visit and networking with peer innovators

    - PM: Corporate roundtables

    - Evening: Networking reception

    Day 4 - Thursday: Free time/Travel day to LA or Seattle

    - Evening: Networking Reception

    Day 5 - Friday: in LA or Seattle

    - AM: visit and networking with peer innovators

    - PM: Corporate roundtables

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