The UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and British Consul are hosting a reception at Newarks premiere co-working space, Converge, from 4:30pm to 6pm to promote The Great Tech Awards!
Even if youre not interested in applying for The GREAT Tech Awards (Deadline: August 1) its a unique opportunity to mingle with consulate staff and tech companies from throughout NJ, grab a bite and a drink, and learn about how trade and investment agencies like UKTI can help you with your overseas market entry. As our friends at the BCDC shared, with your help, we can give our guests a warm Newark tech scene welcome!
The GREAT Tech Awardsis acompetition for US technology companies looking to expand overseas, which will send winners on a trip to London to explore the tech scene in the UK through a bespoke business development programme, which will include:
one round-trip airplane ticket from New York to London during the week of 2nd November 2014
5 nights accommodation plus breakfast at the 5 star Corinthia Hotel London
a meeting with a senior representative from Number 10 Downing Street
a customised business development programme in London (w/c 2nd Nov) including one entry pass to the Innovate Conference (5-6 November)
legal services provided by Taylor Wessing valued at $4,500 per winner
accountancy services provided by Blick Rothenberg valued at $4,000 per winner
recruitment services provided by Propel valued at $15,000 per winner
mentorship sessions from respected UK business leaders Rohan Silva, Harriet Fear, Dr Geoff McGrath, Sir John Sorrell, Farah Ramzan-Golant and Alastair Lukies
3 months office space in East London, for 2 employees provided by Second Home