International District Export Council Conference

Ex-Im Bank Boss To Detroit-Area Companies: We Can Help You Grow by Exporting

Detroit-area small businesses can grow profits and jobs by exporting, with the help of financing tools from the Export-Import Bank of the United States, Ex-Im Bank Board Director Diane Farrell said today. Speaking on a […]


More From The District Export Council Conference

Small and midsized businesses don’t know many of the risks they face to their inventions when they begin exporting products. That was the word from Bruce M. Kisliuk, an assistant deputy commissioner in the U.S. […]


Commerce Secretary Defends Bailouts, Free Trade

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke delivered an impassioned defense of both free trade agreements and the Obama Administration’s 2009 interventions in the troubled United States economy Tuesday in Detroit. Before a packed house at the […]


Rescue Of Chilean Miners: Made In The USA

An executive of the Pennsylvania company that manufactured the drilling equipment used to rescue 33 trapped Chilean miners earlier this month gave an impassioned defense of American manufacturing Monday night to wrap up the day’s […]


Dow Corning's Burns Talks Up Solar To Fix Trade Gap

Between Dow Chemical Co., Dow Corning Corp. and Hemlock Semiconductor, the Saginaw Bay area is becoming a national center for solar power. Monday, Dow Corning Corp. CEO Stephanie Burns told a national export conference that […]


Green Is Key To Michigan Export Growth

Green technologies are increasingly considered the driver of boosting the American economy’s exports — and in so doing, creating millions of good-paying new jobs and cutting the U.S. trade deficit. That’s why 500 people are […]


Five Time Oscar Winner To Headline Export Conference

Five-time Academy Award winner Ed Catmull will address the 2010 International District Export Council Conference in Detroit in October. Catmull is president and co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and president of Walt Disney Animation Studios. […]