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    The Michigan Economic Development Corporation promotes Michigan as a premier location for business start-up, expansion, and relocation through Michigan business events, including sponsorships, trade shows, speaking engagements, and hosting of conferences and symposia.

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    The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is a public-private partnership serving as the state's marketing arm and lead agency for business, talent and jobs, tourism, film and digital incentives, arts and cultural grants, and overall economic growth. MEDC offers a number of services and programs for business attraction and acceleration, economic gardening, entrepreneurship, strategic partnerships, talent enhancement and urban and community development.

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    • 4/29/2015 - 4/30/2015

      Conference

      Location: Novi, MI

      2015 CR Summit: “Sustainable Best Practices throughout the Value Chain” This event will benefit manufacturing professions representing OEMs and suppliers of all sizes working in areas of operations, EHS, Quality, Purchasing, Legal, Finance and Audit.

    • 4/29/2015 - 4/30/2015

      Conference

      Location: Novi, MI

      2015 CR Summit: “Sustainable Best Practices throughout the Value Chain” This event will benefit manufacturing professions representing OEMs and suppliers of all sizes working in areas of operations, EHS, Quality, Purchasing, Legal, Finance and Audit.

    • 2015-04-29

      Location: Grand Rapids, MI

      Learn how the SBA can help you grow your business.

    • 5/2/2015 - 5/9/2015

      Is your company looking to expand its business to promising new markets abroad? Join Automation Alley for a trade mission to Colombia and Chile, and discover two of Latin America's fastest growing economies. Meet directly with buyers of your products and attend receptions with government officials and business leaders who will share their firsthand insights about the opportunities and challenges of doing business in both countries. Key Industries: Automotive Parts and Accessories | Defense | Food and Beverage Processing and Packaging | Healthcare and Medical | IT and Communications | Transportation and Infrastructure | Water Resources Equipment

      Location: TBD, MI

      Is your company looking to expand its business to promising new markets abroad? Join Automation Alley for a trade mission to Colombia and Chile, and discover two of Latin America's fastest growing economies. Meet directly with buyers of your products and attend receptions with government officials and business leaders who will share their firsthand insights about the opportunities and challenges of doing business in both countries. Key Industries: Automotive Parts and Accessories | Defense | Food and Beverage Processing and Packaging | Healthcare and Medical | IT and Communications | Transportation and Infrastructure | Water Resources Equipment

    • 2015-05-07

      Workshops for Small Businesses Entering Emerging Markets

      Location: Detroit, MI

      The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution. It mobilizes private capital to help solve critical development challenges and in doing so, advances U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives. OPIC achieves its mission by providing investors with financing, guarantees, political risk insurance and support for private equity investment funds. Since 1971, OPIC has helped U.S. businesses of all sizes expand into more than 160 countries. OPIC has supported nearly $200 billion of investments. OPIC operates on a self-sustaining basis at no cost to American taxpayers. Learn how hundreds of American small businesses have used OPIC finance and insurance products to gain access to emerging markets overseas. Discover how you can take advantage of all the resources OPIC has to offer to expand internationally while supporting growth at home.

    • 5/11/2015 - 5/15/2015

      International Trade Mission to Brazil

      Location: Sao Paulo, MI

      Join MEDC’s trade mission to São Paulo to accelerate your export sales in Brazil or enter the market for the first time. Our Michigan/Brazil Center conducts market research in advance, sets up customized B2B meetings on your behalf (with your input), and provides turnkey business services to save you time and maximize your potential to increase sales. Registration deadline is March 15, 2015.

    • 2015-05-12

      Please join the Michigan Cyber Range at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest for the third annual MCRCon cybersecurity conference on May 12, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The theme of MCRCon 2015 is Before, During and After a cybersecurity breach. The event will focus on hacking prevention, incident handling, forensics and post-event public relations. In addition to the nationally-recognized speakers at MCRCon 2015, the Michigan Cyber Range will host a day-long Capture the Flag competition. Don't miss out! This year's expanded MCRCon agenda includes three dynamic, featured speakers and three break-out presentation tracks: legal, policy and tech. The day-long event will be full of thought-provoking presentations by cybersecurity experts. Including featured speakers from Target, IXIA and Louisiana State University.

      Location: Ypsilanti, MI

      Please join the Michigan Cyber Range at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest for the third annual MCRCon cybersecurity conference on May 12, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The theme of MCRCon 2015 is Before, During and After a cybersecurity breach. The event will focus on hacking prevention, incident handling, forensics and post-event public relations. In addition to the nationally-recognized speakers at MCRCon 2015, the Michigan Cyber Range will host a day-long Capture the Flag competition. Don't miss out!

    • 5/13/2015 - 5/14/2015

      Annual conference hosted by MEDC Tribal Business Development unit to present and discuss economic development topics that benefit Indian Country. The MEDC has reserved block of a limited number of rooms at Soaring Eagle. To make a room reservation, please call 888.732.4537 or visit www.soaringeaglecasino.com and use the group promotional code: TEF51315.

      Location: Mt. Pleasant, MI

      This is the 5th Annual MEDC conference focusing on economic development topics and strategies designed to benefit Michigan Tribes.

    • 2015-05-13

      Registration Opens at 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start is 10:00 a.m. Reception Approx. 2:30 p.m.

      Location: Bath, MI

      The Annual Golf Outing is a fun networking opportunity and an event for golfers of all skill levels. Golfing is followed by an awards reception so you have the opportunity to network with everyone in attendance! Proceeds from the Golf Outing go towards MEDA's Scholarship Program, which provides financial assistance for economic developers who would otherwise not be able to afford valuable training.

    • 2015-05-19

      Location: Lansing, MI

      Attend this workshop to learn more about how to complete the air Permit to Install Application.