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Doing Business Overseas

February 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) will be hosting a series of fireside chats.

Learn from successful entrepreneurs who have successfully expanded their business to the UK. Find out what worked well as they share their lessons and tips on how to make global expansion work for your business. The Fireside chat series is live and interactive; attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. The series will be recorded as a podcast if you can’t attend each session.

For our first session, Consul General Richard Hyde will talk with Chad Costello, General Counsel for WP Engine on the company’s expansion into the UK. Chad Costello was instrumental in WP Engine’s expansion in the UK, Ireland,Australia and Poland. Learn how WP Engine is growing its international footprint, the benefits of international expansion for your business and when and how to contemplate a similar move for your company.

The WP Engine WordPress Digital Experience Platform gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP Engine’s combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of WordPress experts are trusted by over 100,000companies across 150 countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create world-class digital experiences.
Monday, February 16, 2021
9:00am CST / 3:00pm GMT
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All of our work is carried out in line with the UK Government’s commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We ask that you treat all attendees and staff with courtesy and respect at our events.


February 16, 2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Event Category:


United States


Austin Chamber
UK Department for International Trade