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Mayor of Philadelphia Launches International Delegation to UK

Department for International Trade

Friday, October 11, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

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  Mayor of Philadelphia Launches International Delegation to UK  
     
  4 – 6 November 2013  
     
     
  Calling Philadelphia’s innovators in tech, cleantech, life sciences, infrastructure investment, financial, professional and
business services!
 
     
  Are you looking at setting up a European presence, or interested in learning more about opportunities for business in the UK?

Join the Mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter, as he leads a delegation of US business ambassadors to the UK, in partnership with
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). The delegates will embark on a journey to share in the economic, cultural and political highlights of the UK. Join this mission to learn more about launching your global adventures and shaping your international expansion strategies.

Delegates will take part in a specially tailored program designed to give you a broad understanding of the UK sector landscapes, funding streams, R&D platforms and procurement processes around market opportunities; as well as to explore business collaboration opportunities, potential partners and clients. You’ll also gain access to top industry experts and influencers, in addition to senior government officials and decision makers, which will help you to position your company for success in the UK!

Spending three days in London, UKTI will host UK economic briefings, corporate roundtables on leading industrial issues and sector propositions, visits to entrepreneurial hotspots in the community, and share the UK’s innovation story.

You will attend a welcome networking reception with a spectrum of UK companies looking to do business with the US. In addition, you will experience the UK’s cultural scene strengthening the historic ties between nations – and, of course, a visit to London isn’t complete without a Tour of Parliament and the London 2012 Olympic Park!

Armed with local insight you’ll complete the mission better prepared to take on the UK market, Europe, and international collaborations.

After visiting the UK, the Mayor will go on to Israel, 7 – 11 November. For information about the Israel trip, please contact John Churchill, Director of Economic Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia at economic@philadelphia.mfa.gov.il.


Are you ready to be part of the Global Growth story?
 
     
 
 
     
  To book your place on this Market Visit,
please register on-line here.
 
     
  Application Deadline:
8 October 2013
 
     
  Delegation Launch Reception:
7 October 2013
International Visitors Centre, Philadelphia
 
     
  Join the UK and Israel at this invitation-only reception to launch Mayor Nutter’s international delegation 2013.
Request an invite today
 
     
  Travel:  
  Flight: British Airways will be offering a 15% discount to all delegates, to access the deal please contact UKTI.

Hotel: block reservations have been made at a central hotel for the group. Delegates accepted on to the mission will have until 2nd October to claim a room within the block booking; after that date, availability may be limited, and you may have to seek alternative accommodation. Please note delegates will be expected to cover the cost of accommodation, the block booking is a reservation only.

Please note: Confirmation of your place on the delegation is required before making travel arrangements.
 
     
     
  Costs:  
  There is no cost to apply or to participate in the mission program.
However, delegates will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.
 
     
 
 
     
  For more information, please contact:  
  Jane Betchley
E-mail: Jane.betchley@fco.gov.uk
Tel: 212 745 0401
 
     
     
     
 
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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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Friday, October 11, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)


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The Department for International Trade has overall responsibility for promoting UK trade across the world and attracting foreign investment to our shores.

DIT works to promote UK exports of goods and services; deliver the best international trading framework for the UK outside the EU; and maximise opportunities for wealth creation through supporting Foreign Direct Investment, with a renewed focus on overseas direct investment.

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