A global outlook may never have been more important for growth, especially as Britain attempts to redefine its relationship with Europe. Amidst this rapidly changing backdrop, we are delighted to share the programme of our inaugural Think Global summit:

10:00 – 10:30 Event registration, coffee and networking

10:30 – 10:50 Keynote address
Mark Garnier, MP for Wyre Forest and Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department of International Trade

10:50 – 11:40 Morning panel: Seizing the opportunity of international trade
Jane Gomez, Strategic Director, The Supper Club
Cecile Reinaud, Founder and MD, Seraphine
Charlotte Chung, Policy Advisor, Federation of Small Businesses
Titus Sharpe, CEO and Co-Founder, MVF Global

11:40 – 12:10 Overcoming the legal challenges when exporting
Julian Hamblin, Partner, Bond Dickinson

12:10 – 13:10 Networking lunch
Opportunity for attendees to network with each other and also receive bespoke advice from event partners.

13:10 – 13:40 Navigating the risks: Managing a currency strategy to support international growth plans
Jeremy Cook, Chief Economist, World First

13:40 – 14:00 Thinking Global and Beyond- the route to UK exporting success
Jonathan Quin, Co-Founder and CEO, World First

14:00 – 14:45 Afternoon panel – Making a plan, how to set your business up to be export ready
Neil Tunbridge, Director, PIVOT eCommerce
Darko Atijas, VP Europe, Temando
Jesse Wragg, ‎Business Development, Intercultural Elements
Tobi Schneidler, Owner and CEO, Bouncepad

14:45 – 15:30 Reach new customers online: Executing an effective marketing campaign across borders in a digital age–a Google Digital Garage initiative
Gori Yahaya, Head of Training and Development, Google Digital Garage

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30 Q&A and case study
Julien Callede, Co-Founder, Made.com

16:30 – 17:15 Evening panel – Fuel for growth: Accessing the right financial products and sources of funding to support growth
Philip Salter, Director of The Entrepreneurs Network and Columnist at City A.M
Adam Tavener, Founder, Chairman, Alternative Business Funding Group
Gordon Welsh, Head of Business Group, UK Export Finance
Rhydian Lewis, CEO and Co-Founder, RateSetter

17:15 – 17:30 Closing remarks
Sir David Clementi, Chairman, World First

17:30 – 19:00 Networking drinks and canapes

Join us at Think Global 2016 on Tuesday, 11th October at One Marylebone in London where we will bring together leading experts and entrepreneurs to explore the opportunities of trading globally. You can register for your complimentary place here.

We look forward to seeing you there.