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HANNOVER MESSE 2016: One Place to Showcase the Many Reasons Behind U.S. Global Business Leadership

Blogged By: 
Antwaun Griffin, ITA’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for U.S. Operations
Created on September 3, 2015
 

Hannover Messe is April 25-29 in Germany. Join leading industry experts & witness innovative technologies from across the globe.There’s no one reason to explain why global consumers actively seek out U.S. goods and services, and no single explanation why global investors call the United States the best place in the world to invest.

A variety of factors keep American companies at the forefront of innovation, on top of advanced manufacturing, research, technology, and education. A stable currency, an educated workforce, and an enormous consumer base – among other factors – maintain our top investment climate.

And while there’s no one reason to explain why the United States leads the way in these areas, there is one place American companies and economic development organizations (EDOs) can show our leadership: HANNOVER MESSE 2016.

Look South: Infrastructure Opportunities in Mexico & Central America

Blogged By: 
MBDA
Created on September 2, 2015
 

Look SouthJoin us on September 9, 2015 to learn about upcoming contracting opportunities in Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala from our U.S. Embassies in-country and from procurement & infrastructure experts in Washington D.C.

When:  Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 / 7:30am - 5:00pm
Where:  World Trade Center Denver; 2650 East 40th Avenue, Denver 80205
Cost:  $75 after August 28th.

Registration includes breakfast, lunch and all program materials

First-Ever National MBE Manufacturers Summit at Georgia Tech

Blogged By: 
MBDA
Created on September 2, 2015
 

National MBE Manufacturers Summit - March 24, 2016A national manufacturing industry-specific event exclusively for minority business enterprise (MBE) manufacturers, supply chain decision makers, and stakeholders with a focus on innovation, technology, and business-to-business matchmaking has never existed until now!

Join the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center Network; Alejandra Y. Castillo, National Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce, MBDA; Dr. G.P. Peterson, President of the Georgia Institute of Technology, and more for a one-of-a-kind summit that will offer:

Prepare your Business for any Kind of Disaster

Blogged By: 
MBDA
Created on September 2, 2015
 

A free national preparedness month webinar series!

Get Your Business Ready for Any Kind of Disaster at Free National Preparedness Month Webinar Series

Is your organization prepared to communicate quickly and effectively with each other when a crisis hits? Did you know that nearly 70 percent of all U.S. businesses will lose power at one point in the next 12 months? Do you have a plan in place to keep your operations running? How will you rebuild your business if your employees are unable to report to work after a major disaster?

Having a business continuity plan is essential to establishing a successful and resilient small business. The cost of creating a disaster preparedness plan is small compared to the financial losses that may occur if there’s no plan in place.

Getting Involved - Manufacturing Day 2015

Blogged By: 
MBDA
Created on August 24, 2015
 

MFG DayMark your calendars for October 2, 2015, and get ready to celebrate all things manufacturing!

Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) is an incredible opportunity to showcase the amazing work manufacturers do on a daily basis and to educate students, community members, media, and policymakers on how integral manufacturing is to the local, national and global economy.

As a manufacturer it’s your opportunity to:

  • Tell your company’s story

  • Dispel outdated myths about manufacturing

  • Inspire a new generation of manufacturers

  • Connect with potential customers in your community

  • Learn about manufacturing extension partnerships that can improve your efficiencies and work force skills and boost your profits

  • Visit other manufacturers to initiate business relationships and learn what is being made in your community.

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