IT Staffing Firm Offering Free Trade Trips To ChinaThe Michigan office of a Pennsylvania-based IT staffing firm is looking for Michigan companies to participate in a trade trip to China to try to sell more U.S. goods and services there.
GVSU Sets Trade Mission To BrazilGrand Valley State University’s Van Andel Global Trade Center is organizing a trade mission to São Paulo, Brazil, from May 12-17, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Watkins, Yang Address Michigan-China Forum“This is another small attempt to help build two way bridges from the Great Lakes to the Great Wall,” Watkins said.
Michigan Companies In China To Expand ExportsBusiness leaders from 21 Michigan companies are in China this week meeting with prospective partners, distributors and buyers to increase export opportunities from Michigan to China.
Automation Alley Trade Mission Participants Win $188M In Biz, Export SalesThe international business services unit of Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announced that as a result of recent Southeast Michigan trade activities in Brazil, new business and export sales for Automation Alley’s trade mission participants now total $188 million, an increase of $22 million.
Lansing Economic Area Partnership Signs Agreements With TurkeyOfficials with the Lansing Economic Area Partnership traveled to Turkey Saturday along with partners at Prima Civitas Foundation.
Medical Main Street Meets Italian Life Sciences Firms; Nabs Italian Auto SupplierSeven Italian biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies met with a delegation organized by Oakland County, Michigan’s Medical Main Street in Bologna, Italy Tuesday, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said.
Snyder: Foreign Businesses 'Excited' About Coming To Mich.Governor Rick Snyder is spending the week overseas in Germany and Italy, hoping to bring back souvenirs in the form of jobs and investment money for the state.
LEAP Invited To Accompany Governor On European MissionThe Lansing Economic Area Partnership's senior vice president of business development, Ray De Winkle, will embark on a trip to Europe as part of Gov. Rick Snyder’s European Mission.
Wayne County Exec. Ficano Blogs From AsiaWayne County Executive Robert Ficano is writing a blog this week about his experiences during a trade mission to Japan, China and South Korea.
Ficano Markets New Wayne County Energy Park In AsiaWayne County Executive Robert Ficano is unveiling this week a new, 1,000-acre site in Plymouth and Northville Townships to battery suppliers and energy-related firms during his seventh trade mission to Asia.