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Global Trade Day at Black Star Farms October 18th


Global Trade Day - Traverse City
The Inn at Black Star Farms, 10844 E. Revold Rd., Suttons Bay, MI 49682
October 18, 2013

Join country market experts from China, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, and the United Arab Emirates to learn more about doing business in these dynamic markets. View: Global Trade Day Flier - Traverse City.


Tentative Agenda

8:30 - 9:00a      Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:10a   Welcome, Canada, Mexico and Discussion
10:10 -10:30a   Break
10:30 - 11:50a   UAE/Qatar, China, Brazil and Discussion
11:50a - 12:00p   Closing



- Ning Shao, Director, Michigan China Center
- Nancy Ward, Director, Michigan Canada Center
- Claudia Tomaselli, Director, Michigan Brazil Center
- Efren Flores, Contractor, Mexico
- Anne Jafery, Managing Partner, Channels , United Arab Emirates (UAE)


- Opportunities and trends in top export markets
- Assistance provided by the Michigan Centers and foreign trade offices
- Success stories from participating Michigan companies
- 2013-2014 Michigan trade missions and trade shows
- One-on-one meetings available with speakers, contact


Registration; $20 per person:  Click to register online.

You may pay by check or money order (mail), at the door (check, cash, or money order); or proceed to end of registration process for option to pay by credit card online, (we do not process credit cards at the event location).



For overnight guests, a block of rooms has been reserved at Cambria Suites of Traverse City,
255 Munson Avenue (US31),Traverse City, MI, 49686. (231) 778-9000.
Reference "Global Trade Day" when you reserve for a special rate of $105 on Thursday night.



   Listen as WTCM Radio host Ron Jolly talks with Michael Finney, President and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation about exporting, business, and the Global Trade Day which is being held on October 18, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to noon at The Inn at Black Star Farms in Leelanau County.
  Watch the video to hear about exporting and sales into the Mexican market. The MEDC and the Global Trade Alliance of Northern Michigan, in partnership with the Mexico Trade office, can provide your company services to help you get started in the export process.




Related Info:  Global Trade Day  |  Global Trade Alliance of Northern Michigan




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