Find out which workshops we have planned over the next few months
Please note these workshops are open only to members of a Mayor's International Business Programme cohort. If you are not yet part of a cohort, you will need to apply here.
Setting the Standards for Third Party Risks (Office Hours)
KPMG specialists are available to all MIBP members to understand how third party assurance reports can benefit you. If you manage sensitive data information, are a company hoping to expand internationally, or into highly regulated industries such as the Financial Services, this event is for you!
Office Hours: Simon Schnieders, CEO Blue Array
MIBP are holding an opportunity to meet with Simon Schneider, Founder of the UK's fastest growing pure-play SEO Agency Blue Array. Throughout this 1-2-1 30 minute session, Simon will be offering tips and advice on company growth as well as any queries you may wish to discuss.
Qlearsite: Maintain your Culture as you Scale
Giving insight into how to fast-track your organisation to sustainable success, Qlearsite will be leading this session providing you with a framework to measure value within your organisation and the levels of team engagement.
Office Hours: App Clinic with Paul Swaddle, Co-Founder of Pocket App
Come and meet the mobile experts from Pocket App. They will be offering 1-2-1 clinics to look at your current app or app idea and will provide you with tips and feedback based on their extensive experience
Meet Omid Ashtari, President and Head of Business at Citymapper
Omid Ashtari is President and Head of Business at Citymapper. Before joining Citymapper, Omid setup up Foursquare Europe as its Managing Director and was focused on growing the international user base and revenues. Join this session for valuable insight regarding compay development and Omid's very own experiences in business.
Meet the Corporate: Walgreens Boots Alliance
We have a unique opportunity to meet with Walgreen Boots Alliance, the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe. This session will give companies an opportunity to hear from the Digital Innovation Solutions Team & Retail Pharmacy International - highlighting current innovation challenges they are facing.
How to Obtain and Retain Talent
As your company looks to grow, we recognise that your people are your business so recruiting and retaining the right talent is key to the success of your business. This event, delivered by Propel London, is designed to help you develop your people strategies and give you the confidence to scale your team both in London & internationally by exploring the importance of leadership and company culture and improving your understanding of recruitment options and processes.
Getting Export Ready
KPMG & Akoni are collaborating to bring you a morning of useful tools and information all around expanding and exporting internationally. During this session you can expect to find out more around the topics of market sector targeting, events and trade bodies/associations applicable to the sector and export readiness assessments.
Fundraising Masterclass with Crowdcube
We are pleased to welcome equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, for a session on; understanding the funding landscape, trends in 2019, international expansion to help you raise investment.
Sales Class and Share Options Workshop
The first part of this event will be focusing on a Sales Class run by one of our programme mentors Paul Fifield, and the second will be focusing on Share Options with Ann Casey from Taylor Wessing.
Learning the Scaling Playbook from Silicon Valley
Highly experienced scale-up executive & MIBP Mentor Paul Fifield will be sharing advice on how to scale your business. Having grown two international technology businesses in the UK and US from zero to $100s of millions in value over the last 7 years, Paul has extensive experience to share on how to scale at pace.
How to Build your Board
Are you struggling to scale up or get to the right customers? Have you got a great product but find it hard to get the word out about it? There are few challenges an experienced board of advisors can’t help you navigate. You don’t have to do it alone! Digital disruptor Nurole will be hosting this session helping you get the most value from your board.
Equity Events for Entrepreneurs (Office Hours)
KPMG's private client team are hosting 1-2-1 sessions for entrepreneurs that are considering a major transaction within the next few years. Understanding the available reliefs and exemptions are critical, and this session aims to guide you through the process.
Are you InvestReady?
During this session companies will discover areas of raising investment usually overshadowed and how to address these vital areas. Key take-aways from this session include learning the differences between Seed & Series A, in-depth information about VC Industry & learning how to close investment effectively and efficiently.
Meet the Advisor: KPMG - Brexit Update
With the looming uncertainty surrounding Brexit, this event will create discussion points on Brexit and the impacts this holds on London Scale-ups and those wishing to expand overseas