Meet the buyer: Winning work abroad

Friday 16 June 2017

08:30-09:30, one-to-one sessions from 10:15-13:30

NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT

Free Event - Click here to Register Go!

What does it take to work in Africa, Finland, Czech Republic, Georgia or the Philippines? How do you make your business work abroad?

Working closely with the Department for International Trade London Region, we bring together developers and international clients (or ‘Buyers’) from five countries in this unique NLA event as part of London Festival of Architecture, providing a how to guide in winning work abroad, facilitating tangible links with potential clients. Where to start, how to make global links and how to ensure you create long and fruitful international relationships with international clients - everything you need to know! 

Breakfast talk, 08:30-09:30 
The morning will begin with an introduction to the Department for International Trade and their role in promoting UK businesses to global markets, plus valuable insight into working within five different countries.
Networking, 09:30-10:15

Meet the buyer one-to-one sessions, 10:15-13:30
Is your practice looking to work abroad?
Would you like to make links with potential international clients? 
Do you need more information on how to approach international work?

Book 15-minute meetings with our ‘Buyers’ (developers/international clients) from five different countries in these one-to-one sessions facilitated by the Department for International Trade. You can choose to meet with representatives from the Philippines, Kenya, Georgia, Cezch Republic, Finland, and London - you are not limited to one country. 

Businesses who book a one-to-one must have an annual turnover of £50m or under. You will be asked to fill out some further information on your business in advance. 

Taking place during the major exhibition, London: Design Capital, this event champions the work of London based practitioners and aims to link smaller businesses to global markets, in line with one of our key recommendations to the UK government and London Mayor:

“Recognise and promote London’s built environment expertise to the export market”.

Further details on the NLA Insight Study and exhibition can be found here.

This event is organised by NLA and the Department for International Trade London Region and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund’s Global Growth project.

Representatives include: Toggle

Aaron Francis Chan, Head of Inward Investment, British Embassy Manila
David Musil, Business Director, Penta Investments (Czech Republic)
Enoch Mwita, Trade Development Manager – Infrastructure Lead, British High Commission, Nairobi, Kenya
Minna Seppanen, Project Development Manager, Tampere (Finland)
Arthur Yang
Raphael Channer, International Trade Advisor, DIT (London)
Peter Murray, Chairman, New London Architecture (Host)

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