Ivy Club Breakfast Event

24th February 2020


Global Peter Drucker Forum in partnership with Emergn

Cracking the code: how to work with Americans

Allyson Stewart-Allen

Please join us for breakfast with Allyson Stewart-Allen – a renowned advisor, speaker, non-executive director, educator and author of the best-selling book ‘Working with Americans.’ Allyson will offer you a deeper understanding of America’s business mindset, diversity and regions so you can confidently navigate this large, complex and profit-making economy.

Whether new to working with Americans or an experienced internationalist, her top tips for connecting with US colleagues, clients, customers or consultants will reveal what drives American informality, schedules and the desire to combine fun with business.

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24th February 2020, 8.30 – 10.00am

The Club at The Ivy
9 West Street

Working with Americans

A Californian based in Europe for over 30 years, Allyson applies her extensive international consulting experience, MBA education with Dr. Peter Drucker and languages (French, German) to the company she founded, International Marketing Partners. She has advised more than 200 businesses in 26 countries including Aegis, BAE Systems, Burberry, Cadbury, Coach, HSBC, Lufthansa, NBC Universal, SAB Miller and Shell and serves as a Board member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Allyson is co-author of both editions of her best-selling book Working with Americans (2nd Edition, Routledge Nov 2019), the first business manual exclusively about the US business culture, which helps professionals improve their relationships with, and profits from, American business partners, bosses and colleagues.

Besides her advisory work, Allyson is engaged for her award-winning corporate education experience by the Fortune 100 and world-leading business schools including Said Business School Oxford University where she is an Associate Fellow, London Business School, Duke Corporate Education, HEC Paris and The Moller Centre Cambridge University amongst others. She is the first-ever two-time recipient of the Excellence in Practice Award from the European Foundation for Management Development acknowledging her custom leadership programmes for Lufthansa and BAE Systems.

A frequent keynote speaker at international conferences, Allyson has appeared on the platforms of The Global Peter Drucker Forum, The Conference Board and the Institute of Directors conferences. She is a judge for the National Business Awards, WeQual Women in Business Awards, PwC UK Private Business Awards and serves as Chair of Marketing Judges for the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Marketing Excellence Awards. She is also a Mentor for the Mayor of London’s International Business Programme.

Working with Americans book