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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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    • 2014-08-14

      Location: Southfield, MI

      Hear an overview of Conflict Minerals Reporting Year 1 and information on the year ahead.

    • 8/20/2014 - 8/22/2014

      "Operation Sandbox: Where Collaboration Shapes Success," is two and a half days of networking events and educational sessions for economic developers.

      Location: Boyne Falls, MI

      Today, economic developers are increasingly involved in the overall process of business attraction and retention with limited funding sources available. It is becoming more important than ever to streamline processes and engage in fostering collaborations with a broad spectrum of partners. From finding useful data to collaborating with nontraditional partners, learn how communities across the state are meeting these current challenges successfully using unique solutions. MEDA's biggest education and networking event of the year is its Annual Meeting. This three-day conference includes educational sessions covering the most important economic development topics and issues of the time as well as several networking opportunities.

    • 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.

    • 2014-10-04

      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.

    • 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.

    • 12/9/2014 - 12/12/2014

      International Trade Show

      Location: Pudong Area Shanghai China, MI

      Meet with customers in the world's largest auto market. Join Michigan pavilion at China Automechanika! Automechanika is the world's second largest international trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services. In 2013, the trade show broke records for exhibitor and visitor attendance, with 4,619 exhibitors from 38 countries and 81,936 professional visitors from 141 countries. Automechanika is recognized by industry players as the best platform for tapping into the Chinese and overseas markets, covering a diverse range of products and services from both OE and after-market industry sectors, including parts and components, repair and maintenance, accessories and tuning, new energy, and remanufacturing.