*In light of Coronavirus developments we are currently reviewing all of our events and trade missions. For more information please contact

The following events are open to companies on the Mayor's International Business Programme. If your company is not yet registered, you can apply to join the programme.

Coffee with a COO - Josh Kaplan, Chief Operating Officer at

9 April 2020

Digital Workshop

In these uncertain times, businesses of all sizes and industries are being impacted. The Chief Operating Officer is at the heart of many of these businesses leading on how best to support staff whilst also managing operations.

Join us to hear from the COO of (Joshua Kaplan) as he manages a fast-growing fintech with offices across the globe.


Business Resilience series

14 April 2020

Digital Workshop

Q&A - Raise your business concerns and get answers from our partners during the Covid-19 crisis


Virtual Meet the Corporate - Lloyds Bank

16 April 2020 

As Covid-19 reframes societal norms, we face into a seismic change regarding client requirements, channels of engagement, and ways of working. Join Lloyds Banking Group for a virtual Meet the Corporate on 16th April to discuss the changing nature of banking and finance.


Cyber Security: Meet Up & Welcome

21 April 2020

This is an opportunity to introduce yourself, your company and meet the other members of the cohort.

This session will also contain:

  • Roundtable discussions to explore what would be helpful to your company during the current business climate and how our programme can support your business both domestically and internationally.
  • Review the ways that we are currently helping companies and plans over the coming months.
  • Establish regular catch-ups for future meetings and sub-sector groups (as needed).


Entering the U.S. Market and Gaining Traction Fast

13 May 2020

Digital Workshop

All too often, companies entering the U.S. waste all of their precious time and capital on low yield options. These companies do not generate the necessary traction and ultimately make an unceremonious market exit. To gain fast traction and reliable growth in the U.S., companies need exceptional strategy and execution. Join us for SCALE NOW with 8-time Founder Bill Kenney, where we’ll share specific strategies that will significantly improve your ability to gain traction quickly and sustain growth as you enter the U.S. market.


How to Successfully Expand & Grow into the US with SoPost and WSGR

10 June 2020

Digital Workshop

In this facilitated Q&A session, we will discuss best practices for navigating the logistical aspects of launching and operating a UK business in the States, and setting and meeting expectations for US later-stage funding.

This session will be run by one of our MIBP companies SoPost; Jonathan Grubin and moderated by Programme partners Dan Glazer from Wilson Sonsini (WSGR).


Apply to the programme

Submit your application and grow your business overseas.