Free Event at SAE for Local Creatives

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR CREATIVE BUSINESS IN THE UK
An evening with Tony Hughes
Creative Specialist, UK Department of International Trade

Do you run a creative business?
Ever thought about exporting to the UK or establishing a presence in the country?
If so this is an event you can’t miss!

Complimentary refreshments provided by Stone and Wood
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9
SAE Byron Bay – 373 Ewingsdale Road
5:30pm: Refreshments and Networking
6:00pm: Keynote presentation including Q&A
7:30pm: Close

FREE EVENT – REGISTER​ ONLINE HERE

UK Department of International Trade, Creative Specialist, Tony Hughes will jet to Australia this November to scout for innovative brands and technology providers to join the fold and expand to the UK.

Research has revealed that expansion into the region across 17 projects involving Australian brands such as Cotton On, Lovisa, Nixon, Element and Windsor Smith has generated $300 million to the UK economy over the past two years.

Spend an evening with Tony Hughes at SAE Byron Bay where he will talk about his experience assisting Australian’s companies to get started in the UK, with a focus on:

  • Games
  • Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
  • R & D in tech
  • Start-ups
  • Tech Clusters
  • Product Innovation
  • Retail Tech
  • Accelerators
  • Design

screen-shot-2016-11-01-at-1-01-20-pmAbout Tony Hughes
Tony Hughes has extensive creative media experience and has been a Creative Specialist with Department of International Trade UK since 2008 acting as dealmaker for the department on their Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP) since 2013.

The Department for International Trade:

  • Develops and negotiates free trade agreements and market access deals with non-EU countries
  • Negotiates plurilateral trade deals (focused on specific sectors or products)
  • Provides operational support for exports and facilitates inward and outward investment

Learn more at sae.edu.au