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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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    • 9/24/2014 - 9/25/2014

      Automotive Industry Conference and Networking Event

      Location: Novi, MI

      Join automotive OEMs and Suppliers at AIAG's Quality Summit - Quality for Emerging Technologies.

    • 2014-10-02

      Conference to help support international trade by area businesses

      Location: East Lansing, MI

      A panel of world trade experts will offer insights into best practices for supply chains and utilizing local service providers in finance and logistics.

    • 2014-10-04

      The Michigan Translators/Interpreters Network (MiTiN) invites you to their fifth regional conference on interpreting and translation.

      Location: Novi, MI

      The Michigan Translators/Interpreters Network (MiTiN) invites you to their fifth regional conference on interpreting and translation.

    • 10/8/2014 - 10/9/2014

      Location: Novi, MI

      the first day will focus on legislation issues while the second day will focus on IMDS topics including IMDS 9.0.

    • 2014-10-15

      Networking reception with representatives from the international Michigan centers: Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico and UAE

      Location: Lansing Charter Township, MI

      Be a part of Michigan’s comeback story and join us at Global Trade Days the week of October 13, 2014. Global Trade Days is the MEDC Export Team’s annual road show throughout Michigan to promote Michigan exports. Country market experts from the dynamic export markets of Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico and UAE will show Michigan companies how to export there.

    • 2014-10-15

      Seminar and pre-scheduled one-on-one company meetings with country market specialists

      Location: University Center, MI

      The second annual Global Trade Days will include presentations from country market specialists from Canada, Mexico, China, United Arab Emirates, and Brazil, who will speak about doing business in those markets. These five countries are among Michigan’s top export markets, and they offer enormous growth opportunities for Michigan businesses. Attendees at Global Trade Days will learn about opportunities and trends in top export markets, assistance provided by the Michigan Centers, success stories from participating Michigan companies and upcoming Michigan trade missions and events. Business owners in attendance can also request one-on-one meetings with the country market specialists.

    • 2014-10-16

      Seminar and pre-scheduled one-on-one company meetings with country market specialists

      Location: Troy, MI

      The second annual Global Trade Days will include presentations from country market specialists from Canada, Mexico, China, United Arab Emirates, and Brazil, who will speak about doing business in those markets. These five countries are among Michigan’s top export markets, and they offer enormous growth opportunities for Michigan businesses. Attendees at Global Trade Days will learn about opportunities and trends in top export markets, assistance provided by the Michigan Centers, success stories from participating Michigan companies and upcoming Michigan trade missions and events. Business owners in attendance can also request one-on-one meetings with the country market specialists.

    • 2014-10-24

      Location: Grand Rapids, MI

      Are you looking to gain knowledge, or increase your expertise, in the area of International Traffic in Arms Regulations? Are you interested in learning about the changes taking place with the export control lists and regulations? If you are engaging in or considering entering into defense contracting and service support than this program is for you. After attending this full day program, participants will walk away with a foundational understanding of ITAR regulations and a thorough overview of the essential elements of defense export controls and their reforms.

    • 11/6/2014 - 11/7/2014

      This course clearly articulates the eight stage process for real estate development and reuse. Specifically, course participants will learn the fundamentals of market and site analysis, financial feasibility, and what political considerations are required to move a development project from conception to realization. Additionally, this course will cover a wide variety of financing tools that are available at the local, regional, and state levels, including tax increment financing, bond financing, tax credits, tax abatements, land assembly, and brownfield redevelopment. Multiple in-class case studies will be used to help participants work through actual financial and regulatory problems.

      Location: Lansing, MI

      This course clearly articulates the eight stage process for real estate development and reuse. Specifically, course participants will learn the fundamentals of market and site analysis, financial feasibility, and what political considerations are required to move a development project from conception to realization. Additionally, this course will cover a wide variety of financing tools that are available at the local, regional, and state levels, including tax increment financing, bond financing, tax credits, tax abatements, land assembly, and brownfield redevelopment. Multiple in-class case studies will be used to help participants work through actual financial and regulatory problems.

    • 11/12/2014 - 11/15/2014

      International trade show

      Location: Duesseldorf, Germany, MI

      Showcase your products to the global marketplace! Join MEDC’s Pure Michigan booth in the U.S. pavilion at MEDICA! MEDICA is the world’s largest international health care industry show: » Over 4,600 exhibitors from 66 countries » Over 132,000 visitors from 120 countries • Offers the latest in technologies, products and trends in the medical sector • Provides the opportunity to market your products and connect with potential customers, distributors, strategic partners