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Michigan World Trade Week is a celebration of international trade and business growth for Michigan.
For 35 years area businesses and community leaders have worked together to:
Who are our official partners?
Michigan World Trade Week is organized by the U.S. Commercial Service (CS) and Grand Valley State University's Van Andel Global Trade Center (VAGTC) together with support from the Planning Committee.
The Planning Committee is comprised of volunteers from over 20 internationally focused companies and organizations. The Committee leadership alternates on an annual basis between the CS and VAGTC.
Sonja Johnson, Executive Director of GVSU's Van Andel Global Trade Center is Chair of the 2020 Planning Committee.
Who are our sponsors?
Each year over 30 sponsors financially support the business conference and other key student-focused programs, showing their commitment to leveraging experiences and growing international opportunities for Michigan businesses. Sponsor 2020 World Trade Week events.
Officially recognized Partner Organizations coordinating events throughout Michigan World Trade Week 2020 include:
The Economic Club of Grand Rapids
International Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
Michigan World Trade Week Planning Committee
West Michigan World Trade Association
World Affairs Council of Western Michigan