Opportunity USA

Online Seminar


The USA is the UK’s single largest export destination, worth £47bn. With UK-US free trade agreement negotiations underway, President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill to boost the US economy as well as a distrust of China driving the USA to re-shore much of its manufacturing and expand trade with its most friendly countries, there is no better time to launch your business in the USA.

Bringing together UK companies as well as US and UK-based market experts, get ahead of the competition and find out how you can get a foothold in the US market

A high-level line up of expert speakers.

  • Opportunity markets. Hear from support agencies in 5 key states
  • Getting started. Tax, IP, warranties, recruitment
  • The do’s and don’ts of exporting to the USA
  • Learn from British businesses success stories 

Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about US opportunities for UK exporters.



1:50pm - 2:00pm

Sign in

2:00pm - 2:15am


Tim Bailey, International Trade Director, Chamber International

2:05pm - 2:10pm

A US Investment  Road Map

Dr Frank Levene, Principal, Blue Link Worldwide

2:10pm - 2:20pm

Select USA - The Method

Brenda Vanhort, Commercial Counsellor, U.S. Embassy

2:20pm - 2:25pm

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Richard Kilner, Managing Director, Pennsylvania European Investment Office

2:25pm - 2:30pm

Indiana Opportunities

Steve Bridges, Director UK & Ireland, Indiana Economic Development Corp (IEDC)

2:30pm - 2:35pm

Virginia Beach

Charles Macdowell - EDO Representative

2:35pm - 2:40pm

North and South Carolina Opportunities

Sarah Peeler, Executive Director, British American Business Council Carolinas

2:40pm - 2:45pm

How to Export Successfully in the US – Do’s and Don’ts

Mark Ashton, Managing Director, Resolve

2:45pm - 2:55pm

A US Case Study

Patrick Brian, VP & Managing Director, Terex Corporation

2:55pm - 3:05pm

US Legal Set Up

Tom Thorelli, Partner, Thorelli and Associates

3:05pm - 3:15pm

US Expansion and Corporate Structures

Nora Rothrock- Group MD US - Tax & Financial Services

3:15pm - 3:25pm

Tax Compliance - Done Right

Mr John Chiswell, Cross-Border Solutions Manager, Avalara Europe

3:25pm - 3:35pm

IP & Warranties - US Imperatives

Mr Simon Bradbury, Partner, Appleyard Lees

3:35pm - 3:45pm

Navigating US Immigration

Mr Mr Arvinder Ubhi, Partner, Ellis Porter

3:45pm - 3:55pm

US HR & Recruitment

Laurie Spicer- US Expansion Advisor, Foothold America

3:55pm - 4:10pm


Moderated by Dr Frank Levene

4:10pm - 4:15pm

Introducing USA Market 1-to-1 Clinics & Close of event

Tim Bailey, International Trade Director, Chamber International


In partnership with Blue Link Worldwide Inc.


Venue: Videoconference via Zoom

Date: 1 September 2022 

Time: from 2.00pm to 4.15pm BST


£25 (excluding VAT) Regular Customs/ Chamber Members

£50 (excluding VAT) Non-Regular Customs/ Non-Chamber Members


Please click here to reserve your place.

1-to-1 clinics with market specialists on 21 & 22 September 2022.

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