Events > USA in a Day - 12th & 13th October

USA in a Day - 12th & 13th October

Tuesday, 12 October 2021


The UK and USA have long enjoyed a close relationship. As Britain forges new links across the globe, the USA is rapidly becoming a key target for many UK businesses.But how do you go about forging new trading relationships, winning contracts and building your business exporting from Cornwall to the largest economy on earth?

The DIT South West team has created a brand new programme to give you practical support, advice and guidance to help you take advantage of the growing opportunities that lie over the Atlantic.Through a series of workshops and one to one sessions, our team will offer practical advice and solutions to getting started and growing in the US.

What will I learn?

Day 1

Spread over two days, you will gain a deep understanding of the culture of business and consumers, how to research your market and what routes to use at different stages of your journey. You will also understand the role of eCommerce and eMarketplaces for both direct to consumer and business to business sales.

Find out how Social Media can significantly impact your growth stateside and how to best harness this medium to build strong relationships and increase customer awareness.

Participating companies will be able to access resources to help with the legal and technical side of exporting to the US. You will also get the chance to hear from one of our Export Champions with real world experience of doing business over the pond.

Day 2

The DIT team will be available for one to one mentoring sessions to help you create a comprehensive export plan and strategy to propel your business into the US market.