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Scale up your business into Germany

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Düsseldorf is Germany’s number one city for foreign direct investment. It is centrally located, has a city government that is pro-business, with a safe environment, moderate living costs and with the famous Rhineland hospitality. The region is second only to London in attracting FDI in Europe. Foreigners make up 17% of the city, Mercer’s Annual Quality of Living Survey ranks Düsseldorf as the sixth best city to live in the world.

The top industries in the city region are creative industries, tech and startups, biotechnology, banking and professional services and fashion. It has become a hub for Europe’s digital economy, thanks to the city’s unique cluster of mobile technology firms, startups and industrial manufacturing companies.

This event is aimed at growing companies, especially in technology sectors, that are considering establishing a base in Germany. Offering specialist advice and company case studies, the seminar hosted by the City of Düsseldorf is free of charge but has limited places.

Programme:

4.00 pm Registration

4.30 pm Welcome speech (Mayor of Düsseldorf, Thomas Geisel)

4.40 pm Case study: Toniebox goes UK (Marcus Stahl, Founder and CEO, Boxine GmbH)

4.55 pm Setting up a German company and other legal questions (Jan Matthes, lawyer)

5.05 pm Business Taxation (Daniel Schmaltz, tax advisor)

5.15 pm Case Study: Ebury – a UK Fintech company goes Düsseldorf (Lloyd Hutchinson, Head of UK Sales)

5.30 pm Services for international companies from the Office of Economic Development (Annette Klerks, Head of International Business)

5.35 pm Panel Q&A

5.50 pm Networking reception

Find out more about City of Düsseldorf Office of Economic Development here.

More information:

If you would like to request a one-on-one meeting on the day of the event with the Mayor’s office to discuss your specific business needs, or have any other questions about the event, please email to Spoorthy Sachidananda at spoorthy@economicpolicygroup.com.

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