Wake up to new export opportunities in North America


Attend this roundtable event to:

  • Meet exceptionally well-connected & skilled specialists in helping UK companies succeed in North America 
  • Hear from 2 companies who have had success in the world's richest market
  • Discover how Chamber International and our partners can help you through the challenging times ahead

Hear about the growing trade links between the UK and US, American thinking on Brexit, and the buoyant US economy from Michael Teden at this roundtable.

Michael is a UK businessman who settled in the US in 1979 and has been the British Honorary Consul in North Carolina since 2001, reporting to the Consul General in Atlanta.  He founded the British American Business Council (BABC), an exclusive transatlantic business network, in North Carolina in 1992 and is currently its Chairman for the second time. North Carolina has two branches of BABC – in Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham (Research Triangle Park).

Angus Armitage of Leeds-based DS.Emotion www.dsemotion.com will give insights into business development in the US and Michael Hughes, will share his experience of driving the US strategy of Hesco Bastion www.hesco.com whilst he was CEO. Colin Russell, Partner and international trade specialist at Resolve Gets Results and David Attia, Senior Associate, Chamber International, will describe the support available to businesses for US expansion.


8.30am Registration
9.00am Roundtable and breakfast 
10.30am Roundtable to close and networking


Venue: Clarion Solicitors, Elizabeth House, 13-19 Queen St, Leeds LS1 2TW

Date: 2 April 2019

Time: 8.30am to 11.00am

Cost: FREE to attend

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