London & Partners, formerly known as Think London, cordially invites you to an exciting panel discussion and networking event on Tuesday, October 4th in New York City. This can't-miss event, 'Bridging the Tech Gap' will give you valuable information on how to take your company global by capitalizing on international business opportunities in EMEA. Currently the UK's booming technology sector is worth $184 billion, the largest technology market in Europe, and London boasts the largest concentration of companies with roughly 40% of UK IT business based there.
Join Camilla Webster as she moderates London & Partners’ 'Bridging the Tech Gap' panel with speakers including Tom Kneen, Head of Olympic Business Development and Economic Legacy, Cisco; Matthew O. Brimer, Founding Partner, General Assembly; David Blumenstein, Director, Tekworks; and Rob Deeming, Director of Strategic Projects, Gilt Groupe. Our panel of tech executives will share insight around best practices for hitting the ground running abroad and why London is the logical first stop on your journey. The panel will also explore:
- Dynamic opportunities and key challenges businesses face in opening shop in EMEA
- Technology trends in the London market including the latest on London's burgeoning Tech City
- Best practices when internationalizing and launching into new markets
- How American companies are leveraging London specifically for growth and expansion
After the panel discussion, we encourage you to stick around for the networking session to enjoy the New York skyline with appetizers and cocktails. During the networking event, London & Partners will be conducting a raffle drawing to give away two round-trip world traveler + tickets to London on British Airways and providing a two-night stay at the fabulous 4-star St. Ermin's Hotel located in the heart of London, so be sure to stick around for your chance to win!
London & Partners will be on hand to discuss how U.S. companies are leveraging this global city for expansion. Tech giants including Microsoft, Google and LinkedIn have all utilized London & Partners' free services to set up and expand in London. Unable to attend the event? Stream it live at: www.ustream.tv/londonpartners or join the conversation on Twitter at #Bridge_the_Gap . Tweet questions during the event to London & Partners at @L_Pbusiness.
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London & Partners is the official promotional agency for London attracting and delivering value to businesses, students and visitors. London & Partners is a non-profit, public-private partnership funded by the Mayor of London and our network of commerical partners.