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2017 Schedule Of Events

Economic Club of Grand Rapids

The Economic Club of Grand Rapids Luncheon

Monday, May 8, 2017

Organizer: The Economic Club of Grand Rapids

Time: Noon - 1:30pm

Venue: Grand Rapids JW Marriott

Registration information coming soon! 


Diplomatic Corps Luncheon

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Organizer: World Affairs Council of Western Michigan

Luncheon Keynote Speaker:

          Ambassador Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Netherlands (Invited)

Time: Noon - 1:30pm

Venue: TBD

Registration information coming soon!

WTW 2017 Save the Date

32nd Annual West Michigan World Trade Week Business Conference & VIP Reception

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Managing Global Teams

Organizers: GVSU's Van Andel Global Trade Center, U.S. Commercial Service, World Trade Week Committee and the International Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan

Luncheon Keynote Speaker:

          Michael O'Connor, CEO, Aon Risk Services

Reception Keynote Speaker:

          Ron Voigt, CEO, X-Rite Pantone

Time: 11:30am - 5:30pm - Conference 

          5:30pm - 7:30pm - VIP Reception

Venue: Grand Valley State University's L. William Seidman Center

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World Trader of the Year Award & Dinner

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Organizer: West Michigan World Trade Association

Time: 5:30-8:30pm

Venue: Watermark Country Club

Registration Information: