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Feb. 20th "Nuclear Proliferation: New Worries"

February 17, 2017

World Affairs Council of Western Michigan upcoming events.

Pros & Cons of Trade Agreements

November 4, 2016

The East and West Michigan District Export Councils invite you to Pros & Cons of Trade Agreements with Alan Deardorff

FREE WEBINAR - Expand Your Business Internationally

October 4, 2016

American businesses are increasingly turning to exports as a source of opportunity, growth, and diversification.

SBA Announces $18.8 Million to Support Small Business Trade Growth

October 3, 2016

Head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), today announced $18.85 million to support export growth among American small businesses.  The funding was awarded through SBA's competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP).

FREE WEBINAR - Brexit: Implications for U.S. Exports,  Investment & Trade Policy

September 6, 2016

This webinar will provide U.S. companies doing business in the United Kingdom, or considering future business in the United Kingdom, with a discussion of the effects of Brexit on their international business and U.S. trade policy initiatives with Europe

SOLD OUT - Export Essentials for Finance Professionals

July 20, 2016

Michigan's financial professionals can learn about the opportunities available to them when exporting to, and doing business with, foreign countries.


May 2, 2016

GVSU's Van Andel Global Trade Center has been asked by KOTRA-Korea Trade Investment Agency to help them connect with Michigan businesses who may benefit from joining a free luncheon they will be hosting in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Monday, May 16th.

17th Auto Suppliers Symposium at GVSU

February 23, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The 17th West Michigan Automotive Suppliers Symposium, hosted by Grand Valley State University's Van Andel Global Trade Center, will be held March 10 on Grand Valley's Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Attention: MI Food & Agriculture Companies Experiencing International Growth! Apply for Exporter of the Year Award

February 19, 2016

Each year, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development recognizes a leading food and agriculture exporter by presenting a "Michigan Ag Exporter of the Year" award to a deserving state company.

Monday Minute 11/23

November 23, 2015

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