Van Andel Global Trade Center

Gov. Whitmer visits campus to speak at Automotive Suppliers Symposium

Governor touted investments in training, education and next-generation vehicle technology.

Mar 9, 2023

Gentex, Shape Corp. CEOs among those headlining Automotive Suppliers Symposium

Event hosted by Van Andel Global Trade Center will include out look on mergers and acquisitions and EV transition

Mar 1, 2023

GVSU site of Michigan World Trade Week Conference

Discussion at the 36th annual Michigan World Trade Week Business Conference will center on the global supply chain, the European Union and top consumer trends.

Apr 28, 2022

Recovery for automotive suppliers requires holistic thinking, experts say

The COVID-19 pandemic came amid a series of compounding events that has put tremendous strain on automotive suppliers.

Mar 10, 2022

Automotive leaders will discuss trends, issues at annual GVSU symposium

The VAGTC will host the 23rd annual symposium on March 10 at the DeVos Center.

Mar 3, 2022

VAGTC World Trade Week Conference to focus on global sales

Amplifying global sales will be a main focus at the 35th Michigan World Trade Week Business Conference, sponsored by the Van Andel Global Trade Center at Grand Valley.

Apr 28, 2021

Shift to electric vehicles, auto industry resilience are key messages at VAGTC auto suppliers symposium

The auto industry has proved to be very resilient as it continues to recover from the effects of the pandemic, said Mike Wall, executive director of automotive analysis at IHS Markit.

Mar 11, 2021

Latest auto trends to be revealed at Michigan Automotive Suppliers Symposium

The most up-to-date industry forecasts and trends will be revealed March 11 at the virtual Michigan Automotive Suppliers Symposium, hosted by the Van Andel Global Trade Center.

Mar 3, 2021

Coronavirus, auto trends are hot topics at VAGTC auto suppliers symposium

The effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus) were discussed by leaders from all tiers of the auto industry during the 21st West Michigan Automotive Suppliers Symposium March 5, sponsored by the Van Andel Global Trade Center.

Mar 5, 2020

Coronavirus impacting study abroad programs, local economy

Grand Valley's Padnos International Center has canceled this semester's study abroad programs in South Korea due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and asked one student currently there to return to the U.S. soon.

Feb 26, 2020