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Going Global: International Spotlight Sessions

Date: 19th - 22nd April 2021
Location: Online
Time: 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Theme: Open new markets & Export, Digital & Technology

Sorry this event has already taken place - please see our forthcoming events list

As part of Digital City Festival, this series of events will spotlight Manchester’s growing tech cluster and explores links with other major tech cities around the world. Each event gives businesses the opportunity to get insights on Manchester’s overseas’ relationships, understand more about international markets and hear directly from experts and businesses who have successfully expanded into global markets.

Featured Markets:

Phoenix, USA

Monday 19 April at 4pm 

Speakers:

  • Anna Carson-Parker, Programme Manager, Global Scale-up (Host)
  • Ben Ward, Business Development Executive, MIDAS
  • Mark Stimpfig, UK Director of Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Neil Tolley, MD, FourteenIP
  • Brandon Willey, CEO, Hownd

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Osaka, Japan

Tuesday 20 April at 9am

Speakers:

  • Jeff Bowcock, International Trade Development Manager, The Growth Company (Host)
  • David Hilton, Head of Business Development - Advanced Manufacturing, MIDAS
  • Haruna McWilliams, Head of Accounts, Tokyoesque
  • Kansai Economic Federation

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Austin, USA

Tuesday 20 April at 3pm 

Speakers:

  • Jeff Bowcock, International Trade Development Manager, The Growth Company (Host)
  • Hannah Tracey, Head of Business Development – Creative Digital & Tech, MIDAS
  • Leigh Christie, Senior Vice President - Global Technology and Innovation, Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Amber Gunst, CEO, Austin Technology Council

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Melbourne, Australia

Wednesday 21 April at 8am

Speakers: 

  • Jeff Bowcock, International Trade Development Manager, Business Growth Hub (Host)
  • Audrey Peers, Business Development Manager – Creative, Digital & Tech, MIDAS
  • Arabella Rothwell, Victorian Strategic Advisor UK, Victorian Government Trade and Investment Office

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Dublin, Ireland 

Thursday 22 April at 2pm 

Speakers:

  • Jeff Bowcock, International Trade Development Manager, The Growth Company (Host)
  • Andrew Toolan, Head of Business Development – Strategic Partnerships, MIDAS

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Denver, USA

Thursday 22 April at 4pm 

Speakers:

  • Sarah Novotny, Digital, Creative and Tech Sector Lead, Growth Company (Host)
  • Audrey Peers, Business Development Manager - Digital, Creative and Tech, MIDAS
  • Stephanie Garnica, Director, Denver Economic Development and Opportunity
  • Peter Arch, Vice President of People, Gymshark USA

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Where is it?

This series of sessions will take place via Zoom

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