Theatre 11

Wednesday 16th May

Thursday 17th May


11.00 - 11.30

Dominic Jennings

Foreign Exchange and International Payment Solutions

A guide to the international payments market. Dominic will provide an overview of foreign currency payment providers and the different services they offer to UK businesses. He will discuss regulatory and security issues and strategies to reduce your foreign exchange - related costs. Finally, he will offer guidance on important points to consider when choosing a payment provider.


11.45 - 12.15

Zdenko Lucić

Croatia as an attractive and competitive investment destination.

If Relax while your money works sounds perfect to you, you should consider Croatia as your next investment destination! Croatia is not just a popular summer destination on Mediterranean, but also very attractive, competitive and open destination for your business. Numerous satisfied investors from all over the world could confirm this claim. More about advantages and investment opportunities, including legislative framework, the incentives that investors can realize in Croatia, sectors with the greatest potential for investments as well as concrete projects looking for investors you will find out at our seminar.


12.30 - 13.00

Robert Fisch

Cultural Awareness and Business Success in China

Narrative on face, guanxi, personal relationships, time, politeness, human touch


13.15 - 13.45

Tom Greenwood

Successfully Expanding into the USA / Foreign Markets - Important Things to Consider

Many foreign companies have long seen the USA and other Foreign Markets as the Holy Grail of revenue & profits for their business. Most companies realize that the are they currently operating in only represents a very small portion of the global market for their product or service. Achieving success in the USA / Foreign Markets is as simple as having the right channel strategy and partners to accomplish your goals. Evolve Business Advisory has been helping companies in every vertical market successfully expand their presence into the USA and other Foreign Markets for over 20 years and will share some of their secrets to on what to do and what to avoid to assure success for your business.


14.00 - 14.30

Sam Barnes

Foundations of Doing Business Abroad

A walk through of the key considerations business leaders should have in mind when expanding internationally. Topics will include entity selection, employing overseas and global mobility. Attendees of this seminar can expect to leave with a framework on which to build for their own successful global expansion.


14.45 - 15.15

Mark Neal

Generating Export Sales Leads - The key to profitable exporting.

There are lots of ways to try to get into exporting, some of them work for large companies but many do not work for smaller SME''s such as using agents or setting up a new office in the target country. Export Worldwide has a proven cloud based platform and roadmap for cost effective export growth, generating leads in 20 languages covering 80% of world trade. Listen to how we grew Export sales from £60,000 to over £2,000,000 in 5 years and the internet tools, modern telephony and sales techniques we used to achieve this.


15.30 - 16.00

Mónica Elizabeth Costales-Vasquez

The Andean Region and Ecuador – Promoting Business Opportunities

A decisive understanding of the Andean region and its relevance for the global market. This seminar will focus on key economic aspects, market strengths and challenges, commercial insights, social & cultural aspects and meaningful facts to do business with this attractive region of Latin America which offer countless trade prospects. This strategic overview will show why key players of the Andean region matter; such as Ecuador, considering as an exceptional and diverse country with exciting and innovative business opportunities.


16.15 - 17.15

Brexit Clinic


We will demonstrate the leading Brexit analytical and execution tools; along with the WTA global trade development portal – all of which are integral to our hinterland and our “One-Stop-Brexit-Shop”.