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  • Submitted on 10 January 2017

    Hannover Messe – the world’s leading industrial technology trade show – will take place on April 24 – 28 2017. SelectUSA will again lead a robust delegation to the event, and host the U.S. Investment Pavilion in Hall 3. 

    Hannover Messe 2017 – the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology – is just around the corner.  Once again, the United States Investment Pavilion will provide a platform for U.S. economic development organizations to showcase their regions to thousands of potential investors. More information, including pricing and registration information, can be found on our flyer.

  • Submitted on 10 May 2016

    Created on May 12, 2016
     

    HANNOVER MESSE

    The Minority Business Development Agency's (MBDA) participation in Hannover Messe 2016 has been an extraordinary experience. With the U.S. participating as the partner country, the U.S. Department of Commerce and Select USA undertook the enormous challenge of ensuring that American businesses and opportunities were front and center for anyone interested in doing business in America. With an original goal of 200 businesses recruited to exhibit, we were extremely proud to learn that the final number was more than 400, including the businesses and stakeholders that MBDA recruited.

    With the U.S. serving as the partner country, the event was already an exciting challenge, but President Obama's participation created additional exhilaration. Hannover Messe has proven to be a significant opportunity for MBDA, our delegation, and staff. Practically every industry was represented in one way or another. MBDA was showcased in the U.S. Investment Pavilion among several other federal and state government representatives offering trade and investment opportunities.

  • Submitted on 29 April 2016

    Created on April 29, 2016
     

    Policy Round TableThis week at Hannover Messe, the largest industrial trade fair in the world, we see abundant evidence that global business is booming.  The fair features more than 6,500 exhibitors, and draws 250,000 visitors to explore innovations in energy, digital factory, industrial automation, industrial supply, and research and technology from leading companies. For the first time since the fair’s founding in 1947, the United States is the official partner country.

    The massive gathering also provided the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency an ideal platform for a dynamic exchange of ideas on changing demographics and entrepreneurship.  On April 27th, a U.S. – German policy roundtable titled Changing Demographics: Fostering Inclusive Entrepreneurship was led by U.S. Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews, Member of German Budnestag Dieter Janecek, and MBDA National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo. The discussion explored issues that directly impact diverse small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and available services to support their growth and global competitiveness.

  • Submitted on 29 April 2016

    Created on April 29, 2016
     

    Ed. note: This post is part of a series highlighting the upcoming Hannover Messe Trade Show April 25—29, 2016. This series will highlight U.S. minority-owned business that will join the MBDA Hannover Messe delegation.

    RMiller Consulting Global Advisors Finds Growth Opportunities

    Wilfredo A. Reyes MillerWilfredo A. Reyes Miller, a former economic expert for the government of Puerto Rico, is the founder and CEO of RMiller Consulting Global Advisors. The economic development firm offers an array of strategic services for public and private businesses, uniquely attuned to global trends impacting operations.

    At Hannover Messe 2016, RMiller Consulting served as a member of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) delegation, which demonstrated the importance of minority business enterprises (MBE) in global commerce.

    Reyes Miller sought to expand his knowledge on recent developments in policies impacting trade and other issues, and establish new business contacts during the weeklong event, which took place April 25-29, 2016. Reyes Miller attended exhibits, informational panels, ceremonial events, and informal meetings.

    As the world’s largest industrial trade fair, Hannover Messe offers minority-owned businesses a wealth of opportunities to network with thousands of company representatives, investors, and manufacturing experts to better serve their international clients.

  • Submitted on 29 April 2016

    Created on April 29, 2016
     

    Ed. note: This post is part of a series highlighting the upcoming Hannover Messe Trade Show April 25—29, 2016. This series will highlight U.S. minority-owned business that will join the MBDA Hannover Messe delegation.

    At World’s Largest Industrial Trade Fair, ACT●1 Group Expands European Footprint

    Janice Bryant HowroydExpanding opportunities in European Union (EU) countries remains an essential goal of ACT●1 Group, a workforce management firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The firm accompanied the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) at Hannover Messe,  April 25-29, 2016.

    Founded in 1978, ACT●1 Group focuses on “keeping the ‘humanity’ in human resources,” according to Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and CEO. With client operations in more than a dozen nations including India, Mexico, Brazil and South Korea, ACT●1 Group was excited to become part of MBDA’s first official delegation at Hannover Messe, the world’s leading trade fair in industrial technology. 

    Peter Carvalho, President of Agile●1 participated in the MBDA policy roundtable, ceremonial events, and exhibit fair, building networking connections to expand the company’s footprint within the EU. The company also leveraged MBDA expertise, and plans to follow up with contacts formed during the event.

  • Submitted on 22 April 2016

    Created on April 22, 2016
     

    Ed. note: This post is part of a series highlighting the upcoming Hannover Messe Trade Show April 25—29, 2016. This series will highlight U.S. minority-owned business that will join the MBDA Hannover Messe delegation.

    SanchezSANA International Commerce, Inc. is an international company that facilitates the global acquisition of materials for businesses. Established in 1994 in San Antonio, TX, SANA primarily focuses on the sales and distribution of renewable products and the manufacturing of solar products for special application.

    Sanchez is excited about providing his company visibility in international markets and among 70+ countries at Hannover Messe 2016. The company is preparing for added exposure by bolstering SANA’s marketing presence, as well as identifying networking events of interest throughout the week.

    MBDA has proved an integral resource to SANA. The San Antonio Business Center has offered “incredible” support to the exporting powerhouse, connecting the company to new markets and providing dependable and ongoing business guidance.

  • Submitted on 21 April 2016

    Created on April 21, 2016
     

    Ed. note: This post is part of a series highlighting the upcoming Hannover Messe Trade Show April 25—29, 2016. This series will highlight U.S. minority-owned business that will join the MBDA Hannover Messe delegation.

    Amar KapurHeadquartered in Auburn, Massachusetts, Aimtek, Inc. provides metal joining products and services to the aerospace, power generation, defense, and manufacturing industries. In 2013, the company celebrated its 40th anniversary. Amar Kapur, the President and CEO, founded the independently owned company in 1973.

    Recently, Aimtek has experienced increased revenue in exporting, resulting in added jobs. By participating in Hannover Messe, the company hopes to further Aimtek’s exporting reach, as well as expand its overall global footprint.

    Like many business owners, Kapur also plans to leverage the vast networking opportunities Hannover Messe provides, as well as identifying new opportunities to expand its licensing of manufactured products within the U.S. Kapur is seeking to form new joint ventures and alliances with other countries in attendance as well.

    To prepare for Hannover Messe, Aimtek, Inc. has participated in several MBDA-sponsored tradeshows, seminars, and networking events, as well as in one-on-one meetings with several directors of local MBDA business centers.

  • Submitted on 20 April 2016

    Created on April 20, 2016
     

    Ed. note: This post is part of a series highlighting the upcoming Hannover Messe Trade Show April 25—29, 2016. This series will highlight U.S. minority-owned business that will join the MBDA Hannover Messe delegation.

    Adam Garfein, Ph. D.Menawat & Co. works with businesses in manufacturing and service industries to improve operations and financial performance. Formed in 2005 and co-founded by Adam Garfein, Ph.D., the company will announce the next generation of its ProFIT-MAP™ software at Hannover Messe 2016. ProFIT-MAP™ is a Predicative Operational Analytics solution aimed at improving business operations as a whole, resulting in sustainable financial benefits for its users. 

    By attending Hannover Messe, Garfein hopes to develop EU-based sales agents, identify potential partners, and increase its customer base across all industries. The company is also looking forward to leveraging U.S. government resources, as well as witnessing President Obama’s speech at the opening of the event on April 24.

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