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The GREAT Tech Award Nominations

UK Trade & Investment

Ends Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:55 PM (EDT)

The GREAT Tech Award Nominations

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Type End     Quantity
Application for the GREAT Tech Awards (US Company)
New York-based technology companies should fill out this form.
Ended Free  
Application for the Advisors' Choice Award (UK company)   more info Ended Free  

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  UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
is inviting nominations for
The GREAT Tech Awards.
 
     
  The GREAT Tech Awards will give five disruptive New York tech companies a chance to launch their global adventure and win a business development package, tailored for successful, high-impact expansion to the UK.  
     
  The Award winners from the five categories will be handpicked by judges – made up of the finest industry leaders, influencers, and entrepreneurs.  
     
  In addition, the awards will recognise one British tech company that has successfully established a New York office, with the Advisors’ Choice Award.  
     
  Winners will be announced at The GREAT Tech Awards Gala on 2 October 2013 in Manhattan.  
     
     
 

Stay tuned on who, what, when and where!

     
  New York company award includes:  
  • One premium economy round-trip airplane ticket provided by
    Virgin Atlantic Airlines on 14 October, and returning 19 October, 2013. (VS046 etd JFK 1925
    10/14/13 eta LHR 10/15/13 0740. 10/19/13 VS009
    etd LHR 17:35 eta JFK 20:25)
  • A meeting with a senior representative at No.10 Downing St;
  • A two-day customized business development program in London (15-16 October);
  • Taylor Wessing LLP to provide $3,000* worth of legal services for the five winning companies;
  • Complimentary UK registration of each winning company provided by Taylor Wessing LLP;
  • One entry pass to London’s Wired 2013 Conference (17-18 October 2013);
  • An introductory meeting with a major British brand to be selected by Sponsor;
  • A tour of co-working and shared office spaces in London;
  • A complimentary BritishAmerican Business annual corporate membership (in either London or New York);
  • A complimentary Gold Ticket Registration to the BritishAmerican Business Christmas Luncheon (in either London or New York);
  • A half page feature on all Winners in BritishAmerican Business New York Network magazine.
 
  * See Terms and Conditions for full details.  
     
  Award Categories:  
  1. Hardware
  2. Education
  3. Lifestyle
  4. Finance
  5. Media
 
     
  Eligibility to Apply:  
  • Must be a US headquartered company with a New York business presence.
  • No current UK presence.
  • A verifiable international client base and be ready to grow internationally.
  • A primary focus on products or services within the field of technology.
  • An employee headcount of 3-100.
  • Be relevant to one of the five award categories:
    1. Hardware: e.g. 3D Printing, maker’s movement, electronics
    2. Education: e.g. Coding, e-learning platforms, technology changing the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics S.T.E.M sector.
    3. Lifestyle: e.g. Retail, e-commerce, fashion, health/wellness.
    4. Finance: e.g. Mobile payments, crowd sourcing, technology for the financial services industry.
    5. Media: e.g. Adtech, enterprise, music
 
 
 
 
     
  Advisors’ Choice Award includes:  
  • A business reception hosted by the British Consul General New York at the Consul General’s residence;
  • A complimentary BritishAmerican Business annual corporate membership (in either London or New York);
  • A complimentary Gold Ticket Registration to the BritishAmerican Business Christmas Luncheon (in either London or New York);
  • A half page feature on all winners in BritishAmerican Business New York Network magazine.
 
     
  Eligibility to apply:  
  • Companies headquartered, organized and in good standing in England, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland.
  • Must have an office in New York.
  • A primary focus on products or services within the field of technology.
 
 
 
     
  Timeline:  
  • 6 September: Deadline for submission of applications at 23:55 (EST)
  • 16 September: Successful finalists will be informed.
  • 19 September: Finalists confirm they are able to attend gala dinner and accept terms and conditions.
  • 2 October: The GREAT Tech Awards Gala will announce the lucky winners
  • 14-19 October: The New York company winners will fly to London. Flights
    will depart on the 14 October from JFK to LHR and return from LHR to JFK on 19 October
 
     
 
 
     
  Contact us:  
 
Patricia Young
Vice Consul (ICT/Tech City)
Patricia.Young@fco.gov.uk
212 745 0451
Yuka Nagai
Business Development (ICT)
Yuka.Nagai@fco.gov.uk
212 745 0488
   
@UKTItechNY
#GREATtech
www.uktiusa.tumblr.com
 
 
     
     
   
  To apply please fill out the relevant registration
section at the top of this EventBrite page.
   
 
   
   
twitter #GREATtech | @UKTITechNY
 
 
 
 
 
UK Trade & Investment is the Government Department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK's dynamic economy – acknowledged as Europe's best place from which to succeed in global business. www.ukti.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

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UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is the British Government Department that helps US and UK based companies to fast-track the investigation, development and excellence of trans-Atlantic business operations.

For further information please visit: www.ukti.gov.uk.

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