Van Andel Global Trade Center

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


VAGTC celebrates 20 years of supporting Michigan businesses

The Van Andel Global Trade Center, in the Seidman College of Business, is celebrating 20 years of helping Michigan businesses succeed in the global marketplace.

Oct 29, 2019


VAGTC receives presidential award for export service

The Van Andel Global Trade Center in the Seidman College of Business has received the President's "E" Award, the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

May 23, 2019