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Know You’re Limitless: The Global Scale-up Programme

Greater Manchester, even greater possibilities

With the right support and funding, the world has never been more accessible for Greater Manchester’s businesses. From the expansion of direct routes at Manchester Airport to the ongoing inward investment from key international growth markets, the opportunity to go global is at an all-time high.

Businesses that export can:
Be more productive than non-exporters
Increase the commercial lifespan of products and services
Produce economies of scale not possible domestically
Achieve stronger financial performance 

The programme

Onboarding Onboarding

Build a peer to peer network, refine your business plan and get practical advice from Greater Manchester companies.

International Growth Sprint International Growth Sprint

Work with trained coaches to agree priorities and identify your target market, ensuring you maximise the opportunity.

International Visit International Visit

A tailored trade mission to your identified international growth market, making connections and finding out how to scale globally.

Bootcamp sessions Bootcamp sessions

Share the challenges and successes with follow-up sessions with your dedicated coach and peer to peer network.

This round of applications has now closed and will re open again in 2020

The Global Scale-up Programme enables companies across the whole of Greater Manchester to rapidly expand into multiple markets.

Successful applicants who gain a place on the programme will have access to a set of global experts, the latest international growth tools, global market opportunities and an exclusive peer to peer network of companies who have scaled their businesses globally.

The Growth Company has brought together leading partners with global networks to provide Greater Manchester companies with this unique opportunity. I am hugely excited to see many of our existing clients use this programme to achieve their global growth ambitions.

Richard Jeffery, Director at GC Business Growth Hub

Are you interested in signing up for our next Global Scale Up programme? Get in touch with us today.

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