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Location/Date: Brussels, Belgium 09/11/2018 - 09/19/2018
Event Summary:
The U.S. Commercial Service is pleased to present a webinar series for U.S. SMEs looking to boost exports to the European Union through e-commerce

Webinar Series: Exploring European E-commerce

In 2015, the European Commission unveiled the Digital Single Market strategy, making the growth of the digital economy a priority for Europe. In 2016, E-commerce sales in Europe reached $628 billion, up 15%, with 261 million consumers shopping online

What does this mean for U.S. exporters?

Join the US Commercial Service as we explore the implications of the EU Digital Market strategy for U.S. exporters. Over the course of the series, experts will provide insight on how to find best markets, getting goods to market and tips on e-commerce VAT. Speakers will offer practical advice to U.S. SMEs looking to do business in Europe.

When:

September 11 at 11:00am ET (8:00am PT)- Finding Europe's Best E-commerce Markets. Will cover: Regional market segmentation in Europe; Using data to target the best e-commerce markets; E-commerce Europe entry strategies. Speaker: Finnian O'Cionnaith, Head of Research and Development, GEODIS

September 13 at 11:00am ET (8:00am PT)- E-commerce Distribution for Europe. Will cover: Logistics and distribution challenges when fulfilling orders from Europe; Service expectations of the European customers; Cost structures based on sales volume. Speakers: Stan de Caluwe, Sr. Manager Supply Chain Solutions, Holland International Distribution Council; Chris Boyle, President, Global Access

September 18 at 11:00am ET (8:00am PT)- VAT fulfillment for E-commerce. Will cover: What is VAT and how is it paid; Differences in VAT fulfillment between standard exports and ecommerce; Properly invoicing customers on B2C shipments. Speakers: Britta Erikkson, CEO Euro VAT Refund and Jonathan Matthews Business Development & Commercial Manager, VAT Global

Where: The webinar series can be accessed from your home or office computer (internet connection required)

Cost: $75 for the series (All three webinars)

Questions? contact julie.carducci@trade.gov


Contacts:
Anastasia Xenias, New York
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 212-809-2685
Anastasia.Xenias@trade.gov
Julie Carducci, European Union
Commercial Officer
Phone: +32 2 811 4392
Julie.Carducci@trade.gov
Tobias Wester, Frankfurt
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 49-(0) 69-7535-3159
Tobias.Wester@trade.gov

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