Join us for our Tech Growth UK event at London Tech Week

How to Land and Grow your Tech business in the UK from the people who know what it takes

Tech Growth UK, our hugely popular event is returning for its ninth year as part of London Tech Week 2023. Organised by us along with Burges Salmon, the Department for Business and Trade and JMB Partnership, this event aims to provide invaluable knowledge and guidance to international tech businesses looking to establish and grow their presence in the UK market.

Scheduled for Thursday, June 15, 2023, the event will kick off at 11 am and will be held at 6 New Street Square, London, offering a prime location for attendees to engage in networking opportunities and enjoy refreshments before and after the session. To make best use of your networking time, arrive at 10.30 for registration.

The lineup of speakers at Tech Growth UK features industry experts who will address various topics essential for thriving in the UK tech market.

Caroline Malone, Head of Technology, Sector Advisory Services at the Department for Business and Trade, will start by providing an overview of the UK tech landscape,  the available support and resources for tech businesses.

Martin Cook, representing Burges Salmon, will shed light on the critical corporate legal considerations and choices that companies need to navigate when entering the UK market.

Our very own Joanna Dodd, Managing Director of Rochester PR Group, will share insights on effective PR and marketing strategies to differentiate and attract attention in the highly competitive UK market.

James Blakemore, from The JMB Partnership will provide invaluable advice on securing crucial initial sales drawing on over 15 years of experience assisting international companies in finding UK customers,

Chris Moore, a Technology Specialist from the Department for Business and Trade, will moderate a panel discussion featuring international tech businesses at different stages of their UK market entry journey. This interactive session will offer a platform for panellists to share their experiences, highs and lows, and provide valuable insights and learnings for the attendees.

Jebran Raashed from Octopus Ventures, will offer his expert views on fundraising in the UK and provide insights into the current state of the market.

Tech Growth UK is specifically designed for tech businesses seeking to enter the UK market. By attending this event, participants will gain access to valuable insights from industry specialists who possess in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience. Whether it’s legal considerations, PR and marketing strategies, securing initial sales, or fundraising, the event covers a wide range of crucial topics to equip attendees with the tools needed to manage a successful UK market entry.

Learning about the UK is immensely beneficial for brands looking to enter this dynamic and highly competitive market. The UK offers significant opportunities for growth and expansion, with its strong economy, strong customer base, and a vibrant tech ecosystem. Understanding the unique characteristics, country preferences, and cultural nuances of the UK market is crucial for brands to effectively tailor their products, marketing strategies, and business operations to resonate with the local audience. By gaining insights into the legal and regulatory landscape, market trends, competitive landscape, and customer expectations, brands can make informed decisions, mitigate risks, and maximise their chances of success.   Moreover, learning from industry experts, experienced professionals, and peers who have successfully entered the UK market can provide invaluable guidance, practical tips, and best practices that can accelerate the brand’s market entry and growth trajectory. Ultimately, a comprehensive understanding of the UK market can give brands a competitive edge and position them for long-term success in this dynamic business landscape.

London Tech Week is an annual festival celebrating the best of the UK and international tech industries. Throughout the week, a diverse range of events, including conferences, exhibitions, and networking opportunities, take place, attracting tech businesses, investors, and enthusiasts from around the world. This bustling and vibrant atmosphere provides an ideal platform for companies to showcase their products and services, forge valuable connections, and learn from industry leaders.

In summary, Tech Growth UK at London Tech Week 2023 is an unmissable event for international tech businesses aiming to establish and thrive in the UK market. With expert speakers addressing crucial aspects such as legal considerations, PR and marketing strategies, securing initial sales, and fundraising, attendees will gain valuable insights and practical advice. By learning from the experiences of others and accessing a network of professionals, participants will be better equipped to navigate the challenges of the UK tech market and set themselves up for success.

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It is important to note that the event organizers reserve the right to prioritize international businesses entering the UK market over professional services firms during the registration process. The event aims to create a focused environment that caters specifically to the needs and challenges faced by businesses entering the UK market.

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