IM Breakfast Speaker Event


0800 Welcome & Refreshments
0820 Guest Speaker - Derek
0900 Networkking
0930 Close

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Innovation Martlesham, in association with TechEast, would like to invite you to another Breakfast Networking Event

with Guest Speaker

Derek Scanlon, Digital Trade Advisor, Department for International Trade

"eCommerce Success For Export"

eCommerce marketplaces and a well-thought-out strategy brings real gains in growth for many companies looking to trade internationally.

Derek will discuss:

Routes to market - targeting priority export markets

Translating and localisation - what's right for me ?

eMarketplaces - DIT offers and funding for global eMarketplaces



** IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Please be advised that a delegate list will be created for hand-out at the event, for networking purposes.  If you would like your name, company and job function to be included for other attendees to see, please let Jim know.  This data will not be stored by Innovation Martlesham after the event **


Derek is a Digital Trade Advisor for the Department for International Trade where he provides expertise on the full digital life cycle from Branding via Web Design and Development, eCommerce, Digital Marketing and Social Media.

Derek has 25 years of extensive senior level experience of implementing and managing high value digital solutions working across a range of sectors including IT, Media, Government and Telco. He was responsible for bringing some of the UK’s biggest brands online for the first time including HMV, Virgin Atlantic, FT, Thistle and many more.

He has worked in global roles that have seen him delivering digital strategy, projects and programmes in China, India, South Africa, the US and across Europe. Derek has also worked for a wide range of businesses, from Europe’s biggest, Siemens, to digital start-ups, via the BBC, and has been instrumental in creating new business start-ups and brings a unique blend of Strategy, Technology, Delivery and Creative experience to support UK business to achieve overseas growth.



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