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Doing Business with the USA/SelectUSA Roadshow, Auckland
The USA is New Zealand’s third largest export market. In the last 12 months NZ’s exports have grown by 10.4%. with goods exports totaling $8.3 billion plus over $3 billion in services. Come along and hear from the experts who have been successful there and from those who can assist you to enter and do business in the US market.
Programme & Speakers
Eric Crowley, Deputy Regional Senior Commercial Officer for Australia and New Zealand, US Consulate Sydney, talking about SelectUSA – find out what assistance is available to NZ companies looking to set up a business and invest in the USA.
Ada Echetebu, Partner, Norris Echetebu Law
“10 Strategies for Success for US Market Expansion.”
where to set up, what entity, how to raise capital, and what they should be considering regarding employing Americans vs Kiwis, data privacy law issues and how to have a risk-mitigated US website, practical info on what to do when you land in the US– social security, drivers licenses, opening bank accounts, purchasing property, etc. Who to go to when you have problems with another business before seeing a lawyer, regulatory support regarding FDA and FTC, and immigration.
Panel of experts
- Arnaud Daurat, Global CEO, Exxovantage Ltd, a world-leader in Augmented Biomechanics®
- Greg Edmonds, CEO, Salus Aviation, a specialist aviation company dedicated to providing high quality support and services to fixed wing and helicopter operators, owners and service providers.
- Simon Allen, Chief Commercial Officer & GM North America, Design and deliver integrated, real-time air quality monitoring systems.
- Nick Persons, US Consulate talking about applying for US visas.
Date: Wednesday 14th February
Venue: Kiwibank, Level 3, 155 Fanshawe Street, Auckland 1010
Time: 3.00pm to 5.30pm, presentations followed by refreshments and networking
Cost: $25 inc GST
Numbers limited to 75
Please register by 10th February