Digital Mission Washington 2011 - Applications now Open

Applications for the Digital Mission to Washington, taking place between the 11th-15th July 2011 are now open.

This Digital Mission is ideal for UK companies involved in social innovation or digital technology - with a particular focus on information sharing tools, open data, collaboration and open government - who are looking to expand into the US market either directly or through partners.

BrightLemon is delighted to have been working alongside the likes of FutureGov and Kathryn Corrick in supporting Chinwag to put together the Digital Mission to Washington DC. For more details view previous BrightLemon Digital Mission blog post.

The Digital Mission organisers Chinwag provide the following details on the mission: 

Alongside a hectic programme of events there will be a chance for companies to interact with the US Government and key players within the digital space.

The programme of activities will help turbo-charge this effort, with the opportunity to meet a host of key contacts from Washington’s digital government scene.

The programme will include:

  • Masterclass sessions on setting up and doing business in the US
  • VIP networking reception and company showcase
  • Sessions covering contracting with the US Government
  • Industry briefings
  • Pitching events
  • Roundtable meeting
  • Networking events

This Digital Mission has space for up to 20 companies that meet the entry criteria. Entries will be judged by a Digital Mission advisory board, comprising of experts from across the digital industry.

Application details

@Tom Lohdan - FlickRApplications for this mission are open until Friday 10th June. The form is painless to fill out and shouldn't take more than 20 minutes to complete. Apply here!

You can also find more information about the application criteria on Chinwag's Digital Mission to Washington page.

If you have any queries, drop an email to the Chinwag team: or call Francesca on 0207 183 2923 

What is a Digital Mission?

Digital Missions are a series of trade missions organised by Chinwag and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

The missions support UK digital companies to expand internationally, understand foreign markets, attract investment, find partners and develop business relationships.

The Digital Missions have been running for three years, including 6 trips and have had over 100 UK digital firms participate.

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