io webinar series "Growth Opportunity in America"

We cordially invite you to our io webinar series "Growth Opportunity in America: five success factors for your market entry".

Produce and distribute: What do German companies need to consider when expanding into the US market? Right now, there are great growth opportunities on the other side of the Atlantic. In our io webinar series, we would like to support you in taking advantage of your opportunities and possibilities in the USA and expanding successfully.


Benefit from the experience and expertise of our speakers and gain valuable insights into the five topics below:  

Opportunities of the American Re-Industrialization

Thursday, 01.06.2023 I 4:30 – 5:15 pm

Anna Ahlborn, Partner of EAC – International Consulting I

Daniela Bartscher-Herold, Founder & Partner of EAC – International Consulting

The economic recovery of the USA - How can German companies participate? In this webinar, we will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the key elements of the American re-industrialization efforts.

Our speakers Anna Ahlborn and Daniela Bartscher-Herold will highlight market perspectives, the goals of the Inflation Reduction Act as well as the current geo-political situation (USA/China/EU etc.).

With their many years of practical experience, both speakers will show you how German companies can achieve their business goals in the USA.

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Structuring Cross-Border Investments

Thurdsay, 15.06.2023 I 4:30 – 5:15 pm

Speaker: Hans-Michael Kraus, Attorney at German Law at Smith Gambrell Russel, Atlanta

Hans-Michael Kraus practices law in the United States and Germany for foreign companies and U.S. subsidiaries.

Mr. Kraus has experience in structuring cross-border investments and advises companies on all legal issues involved in establishing manufacturing facilities in the United States, including negotiating state and local grants, tax abatements, and related real estate, environmental, and labor issues.

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Understanding US Tax Law: Important information for entering the U.S. market

Thursday, 22.06.2023 I 4:30 – 5:15 pm

Speaker: Nicolai Decker, Associate Partner at Rödl & Partner USA

Nicolai Decker is both a German and U.S. tax advisor and certified public accountant and has worked for Rödl & Partner for their New York office for over 10 years. Nicolai Decker advises and assists German-speaking companies entering the US market on accounting, tax and auditing matters. Currently, Nicolai Decker heads Rödl & Partner's 10th office in the US in the Greater Philadelphia area.

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Recruiting in the USA - the key factor to entrepreneurial success

Thursday, 29.06.2023 I 4:30 – 5:15 pm

Speaker: Tilman Bender, Human Resources Consultant in the USA at T.H. Bender & Partners

Tilman H. Bender is the founder of TH Bender & Partners, the largest German-American executive search firm. The company recruits executives for American subsidiaries of German companies and places particular emphasis on intercultural compatibility and candidates with an affinity for medium-sized businesses.

Tilman H. Bender was born in Germany, studied economics in Stuttgart and gained international experience in Hong Kong before relocating to the USA. Since 2006 he has placed more than 700 executives in the USA. Tilman H. Bender is an experienced speaker for seminars and panel discussions on the topics of competence analysis of management teams as well as the establishment and management of US subsidiaries.

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Investment planning and implementation with io in the USA since 2006: successful site planning

Thurdsay, 13.07.2023 I 4:30 – 5:15 pm
Speaker: Rupert Höcherl, io

Rupert Hoecherl has more than 15 years of experience in supply chain management. With his focus on process optimization and strategic supply chain redesign, he helps clients continuously evolve their supply chain and achieve competitive advantage. From concept to successful implementation, Rupert has led international projects and implemented highly automated distribution centers.

Rupert Hoecherl has worked for io and other consulting companies in the US, Europe and the Middle East and now leads io in North America. 

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