Global Upside, K&L Gates, Next Step
90 minute interactive evening seminar with Q&A / Networking
K&L Gates 4 Embarcadero Center Suite 1200 San Francisco CA
Target audience: Small to mid size companies either based outside the US considering expansion through a US based office, sales / distribution or other presence or a US SME with an opportunity / need to expand operations into Western European (should we limit it here…) country.
Topics to include:
Each panelist to provide examples of countries for US company expansion case examples, best practices…
6:00 pm Registration and Networking
6:30 pm Program
8:00 pm Networking and additional Q&A
8:30 pm Wrap-up
Held in K&L Gates’ large conference room set theatre style (if >45 people registered) and Ushape if <45.
Food and beverage provided by K&L with costs divided between the 3 companies.
Registration to be done through K&L https://hostingemail.xo.com
Communications from all firms to begin 5 October
Global Expansion: Getting it Right the First Time
With a track record for domestic success, there is potential for additional growth of your company globally. However, over 75% of international business expansion initiatives fail – costing time, money and opportunity.
The reasons for limited success include lack of market demand or an effective sales approach in the new market, funding does not cover the expansion costs or lack of conformance with local financial and legal requirements.
This informative seminar led by Ragu Bhargava of Global Upside, Lars Johansson of K&L Gates and Jennifer Vessels, Next Step will give you practical tips and case examples to:
This complementary program (with refreshments during networking session) will be held on November 5 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at K&L Gates in San Francisco – Embarcadero Center, Suite 1200.
Seminar 2: Succeeding with International Expansion – would focus on how you refine the target market and outreach / sales approach as well as hiring the right team and building (with GU and K&L Gate) the right financial and legal infrastructure to support growth.
Seminar 3: Building on the foundation – ways to track and measure success in global markets, efficient and effective ways to expand / add resources, building the sales team and/or partners to reach a larger market, maintaining compliance.