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ExporTech program in Lansing or Greater Detroit

January 10, 2020

ExporTech program in Lansing or Greater Detroit

MEDC’s International Trade team and the U.S. Commercial Service-Michigan offices are recruiting for two upcoming ExporTech programs in Greater Detroit and Lansing. ExporTech is a structured export strategy development process that helps companies accelerate growth in global markets and includes three separate day-long workshops spanning 10-12 weeks.

Register for the export training program today!

ExporTech Detroit
Hosted by Lawrence Tech University
January 24, February 28, & April 17, 2020
For more info, email newhoused@michigan.org

ExporTech Lansing 
Hosted by Michigan State University
February 21, March 20, & April 24, 2020
For more info, email schroederj4@michigan.org

Why Attend:
Training and individualized mentoring is provided from a wide range of experts on export financing, payment risk, compliance, sales and distribution, country selection and more. Teams of students are assigned to each company to assist in market research.

Program Highlights:
• A national program developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce that results in a customized export growth plan for each company
• Designed for manufacturing and technology executives responsible for international growth
• Intensive, structured process with workshops, planning tools, and individual coaching
• Connect to a wide range of local and national resources

Discounts Available:
MI-STEP grants are available for qualified companies to cover 50% of fee, lowering out-of-pocket cost to $600. More information on MI-STEP can be found on our website.

New Intern Feature:

Opt to participate in the International Trade and Development Internship program and be matched with a student who will help implement your strategic export plan developed at ExporTech. MEDC supports the internship by providing 50% reimbursement for the costs of intern compensation up to $3,600. 

For questions or to apply:
Detroit Program – David Newhouse, International Trade Manager
at newhoused@michigan.org or 517-331-6715
or
Lansing Program – Jacob Schroeder, International Trade Manager
at schroederj4@michigan.org or 517-898-7462

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