Building Sustainable Business in the USA

  • 23 May 2017
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • London, SW1


  • day delegate rate for members
  • Only available to active Premium members
  • Delegates that are not FDEA members
  • Internal use only

Join our one day workshop and exporters' debate offering valuable insights and advice on building business in the USA.

The US is the second largest market  for UK food and drink, with exports of branded products up an impressive 29% in 2016.  Many exporters follow the traditional distributor route to market, but is this right for you?  How do you find your niche in this huge and complex market?

Learn from the experience of our US experts:

  • Insights on working with buyers from Maxine Campbell of Optimum Buying Group - a European based sourcing team for major US retailers.  Plus chance to request a one to 0ne meeting.  See profile here
  • What is the UK:USA Trading Environment - Jeffries Briginshaw, British American Business
  • Selling to the US Specialty trade -  Alan Jenkins, Somerdale International - leading dairy exporters to the USA

Benefit from our interactive morning session, followed by lunch and one to ones with Optimum Buying and many of FDEA's professional associates able to share their expertise and offer advice to all delegates.

Meeting Slots are limited.  Please indicate on your booking form if you wish to be put forward to meet with Optimum Buying or any of the Associate Partners.

  • Drac Logistics - freight specialists working with major UK exporters.
  • HREDA - free advice on setting up in the US and introduction to partners in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia
  • Santander - leading business bank
  • KLBD - Kosher certification and undestanding the kosher consumer
  • Ashbury Labelling - one to ones with advice on labelling your product to sell in the US
  • Roythornes Solicitors - a specialist operator for food and drink companies not only for legal matters but also for wider business decisions.
  • RegistrarCorp - experts on US FDA compliance
Network with fellow exporters over an informal buffet lunch and share their insights.

Where  London 
When   23 May 2017 (0930-1500)

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