OCO Global to assist UK companies leverage growth opportunities in the US

16 Nov 2015 | News

Press Release

OCO Global is pleased to announce that it has been retained by UKTI’s US Trade Services team to assist UK companies entering the US market. OCO Global will be providing a range of services for companies in line with UKTI’s extensive trade support offering including comprehensive market research services and appointment setting for UK companies with suitable trade partners in the US market. “UKTI is pleased to appoint OCO Global to support our work in the US market” said UKTI USA’s, Head of Trade Services Samantha Evans. “Last year UKTI USA supported in excess of 5000 UK companies. This year we want to help even more grow their business. Our clients tell us that the research services are an invaluable part of our offering which helps them access market information and gain a general understanding of their industry.

UKTI and our delivery partners, provide customised research – such as competitors, route to market, top retailers, distribution channels, key industry events and associations. Coupled with our appointment setting service that OCO Global will also help deliver, we provide companies with an effective springboard to leverage the amazing opportunities presented by the US market. OCO Global’s Director of Trade, Colin McCullagh commented “We are delighted to win this contract to further extend our Export Services client base and our partnership with UKTI. For many years, OCO Global has supported UKTI in the delivery of FDI services in the UK, US and France and we welcome the opportunity to now demonstrate our credentials in provision of Export Services in the US.

Our in market presence in the US coupled with our Knowledge Hub in Belfast provides an ideal solution to provide a comprehensive service to British companies from an organization that understands their challenges.” The framework contract takes effect within the coming weeks and will run for a period of up to three years. Notes to Editors 1) OCO Global is a leading specialist provider of Trade and Investment services including advisory services, corporate intelligence for FDI and export, trade mission support, lead generation, trends analysis and software solutions to support pipeline development. Headquartered in Northern Ireland, OCO Global has offices in leading markets globally including UK, Germany, France, Japan and the US. OCO Global’s clients include leading national, state and regional economic development organizations as well as private companies seeking to enter new markets or grow their domestic base. 2) UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy, acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in global business.

UKTI offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK, and in British embassies and other diplomatic offices around the world. We provide companies with the tools they require to be competitive on the world stage. Our team in the United States works to promote UK-US trade and investment through our offices at the British Embassy in Washington as well as the British Consulates General in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco. 3) For further information, contact judith.walker@wordpress-448088-2081753.cloudwaysapps.com. Contact OCO Global on +44 28 90 241849