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MEDC & IBT Online Webinar Series
April 13, 2020
The MEDC has teamed up with IBT Online to share experiences and expertise on grants for online business development tools to help companies reach global markets during these times of social distancing.
MI-STEP grant reimbursements have increased from $3,000 to $6,000 annually for website localization and improvement requests related to company promotion in a foreign market. Website localization costs are also now eligible for up to 75% reimbursement, up from 50%, now through 9/30/20.
Business Development Websites
Thursday, April 16th
Join the webinar and learn from Alyssa Tracey, Director of International Trade at MEDC, what the MEDC's International Trade team is doing to help Michigan companies. Grants and funding are available today, notably to support innovative solutions for small-medium size businesses.
David Yancho, VP of Michigan-based Armor Protective Packaging, will share his experience with the Michigan Online Global Programs to gain online success in Canada, Mexico, China, and India.
IBT Online experts will then look at how online business development tools can help mitigate the effects of these difficult times.
In this webinar, experts will discuss:
- Best-practice, optimally localized business development websites
- Be found, be understood, and be easy to do business within your target markets
- Is eCommerce now a must-have?
- Staying close to existing clients
- Michigan Online Global Program and grants
- Case studies - how companies are using online tools today
Can't make it? Don't worry! Register and we'll send you a recording.
Mark your calendar for the next webinar in the series:
Business Development Online Marketing
Thursday, April 30th