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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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    • 1/26/2015 - 1/29/2015

      International Trade Show

      Location: Dubai, UAE, MI

      Expand into one of the world’s largest health care markets! MEDC is once again sponsoring Arab Health for Michigan companies. MEDC will have a booth in the U.S. pavilion.

    • 2015-01-28

      Location: Lansing, MI

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

    • 2015-02-20

      Location: Grand Rapids, MI

      For those responsible for export and/or compliance, this seminar will provide a foundational understanding of the most important things you need to know to be a successful exporter. You will also learn of valuable resources available to help your company grow its exports.

    • 2/23/2015 - 2/25/2015

      International Trade Show

      Location: Queretaro, Qro. CP. , MI

      Automotive Meetings is a structured matchmaking event taking place in Queretaro, Mexico. Auto suppliers will have opportunities to build and strengthen business relationships through more than 4,000 face-to-face meetings with potential OEM and Tier 1 customers. Space is limited. Deadline to register is February 6, 2015. A discounted rate of $2,700* is available for Michigan companies.

    • 2015-03-05

      Location: Grand Rapids, MI

      Understanding how to classify products under the Harmonized Schedule (HS) is essential to keep your global supply chain moving. Classification provides the basis for determining the landed cost of goods, establishing margins, clearing shipments through Customs and other government agencies, and qualifying for special trade programs. Join us to discover how the “HS” is structured, how the rules work, and receive hands-on experience applying this knowledge to properly classify goods.

    • 2015-03-05

      Location: Grand Rapids, MI

      The Automotive Suppliers Symposium Since its inception in 1998, there have been 15 successful symposium events. Past keynote speakers have included top executives from Ford, Hyundai-KIA, GM, Volkswagen and Chrysler, and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. This Grand Rapids event brings together decision makers from all tiers of the automotive supply chain, providing them with the most up-to-date industry forecasts, issues and trends, as well as opportunities to network and learn from others.

    • 2015-03-24

      Location: Mt. Pleasant, MI

      The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is pleased to offer a Compost Operations Workshop on December 4, 2014 in Detroit and March 24, 2015 in Mount Pleasant. The workshop is designed to provide businesses and local officials involved with compost operations the informational tools and training needed to operate a larger scale operation in Michigan. The workshop will provide information about composting basics and address complex issues such as facility siting, operations, trouble shooting, and marketing. A key focus of the training will be on state regulations that affect compost operations, including important water regulations that composting operations must comply with. The full-day training includes lunch, materials, and valuable networking time. All attendees will receive a copy of the Michigan Compost Operator Training Guidebook.

    • 2015-03-25

      Location: Lansing, MI

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

    • 2015-04-17

      Location: Grand Rapids, MI

      In 2014, broad tax reforms swept through one of our closest and largest trading partners, Mexico. As government strives to modernize its policies and laws, a true tax reform has taken hold. These reforms include important changes to Mexican Customs procedures which have a big impact on the maquiladora industry as well. Join us as we discuss these reforms and the implications they may have on your business if not addressed properly.

    • 4/29/2015 - 4/30/2015


      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.