Find European Distributors & Partners for International Success

About This Event


Find and qualify the right partners to help expand your business across Europe

International partners and distributors can be a great way to build a profitable, sustainable and scalable global business. But with the added complexity of the UK's EU exit, businesses are now faced with the difficult task of sourcing and
maintaining relationships with European partners and distributors to achieve their international expansion ambitions.


Why should you join this webinar?

This free virtual event is designed to help UK SMEs find the right European partners and distributors while navigating across the cultural and linguistic spectrum throughout Europe. You will discover how to establish and activate business relationships with European partners to drive international sales and increase profit for your UK business.

Join us on Thursday, 29 April 2021 to hear from Tim Vaesen and Bart Leussink from EuroDev, to discover pragmatic guidelines to establish and grow a successful distribution network in Europe. 

What will you learn?

  • How to find partners and distributors across Europe
  • What are the qualifying principles for potential partners and distributors
  • The common pitfalls, risks and challenges facing UK businesses
  • How to align on commitments, intentions and ambitions with you and your partner
  • How to establish partnerships that consistently bring revenue and that are bound by solid and healthy agreements
  • Address your pain points with live speaker Q&A


Meet our speakers

Tim Vaesen
Executive Vice-President Industrial, EuroDev

  • Tim currently leads the Industrial division at the European Business Development group and is a member of the board of directors.
  • Before joining Eurodev, Tim was the managing director of an industrial chemical production company based in Rotterdam. He helped build a global distributor network, governmental sales and successful divestiture of the company.
  • Speaking at events like the SEMA Export Academy, Supply Chain Canada export weeks - Tim regularly covers export essentials and guidance on strategy building for SMEs in Europe.

Bart Leussink
Vice-President Advanced Technologies, EuroDev

  • During his entire career, Bart has been involved in positioning SMEs in Europe - both in the public funding and commercial space. He currently leads the Advanced Technologies division at the European Business Development group.
  • As a project manager for EuroDev, Bart leads business development teams that represent American manufacturers in Europe. These engagements helped Bart to his experience in various industries; aerospace & defence, food & beverage packaging, additive manufacturing and renewable energy.
  • Bart holds a Masters degree in business and strategic management from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.


When will this webinar take place?

This webinar will take place on Thursday, 29 April 2021, 14:00 - 15:00 BST


Who is this event for?

This virtual event is designed for UK SMEs who are looking to grow their business in Europe.

Businesses must: 

  • Be small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) according to the European SME definition
  • Be based in London or the South East of England
  • Be registered in the UK


What's next?

To secure your place for this free webinar, simply click the Register here button on the top of this page. 

Please note, places are limited to two delegates per business and in high demand - we highly recommend applying quickly to secure your spot.


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   Excellent content - lots of food for thought!"

- Webinar Attendee | Winning and Delivering Business Overseas, September 2020



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