Post-Covid Economic and Business Update Video Series

Join Automation Alley's Noel Nevshehir, Director of International Business Services and Global Strategic Partnerships, for a new video series focusing on the impact of COVID-19 globally. In each episode, Noel will sit down with economic development representatives from across the globe for an interview-style update on how their country has reacted to the pandemic and what lasting affects it will have on the economy.

Episode 1: Mexico 

In this episode, Noel Nevshehir is joined by Silvia Alonso, Director of the Michigan Mexico Office for the MEDC, for a discussion on how Mexico is recovering from the Coronavirus, what specific challenges they are facing, and how U.S. companies can help.

Episode 2: South Africa 

Richard Zurba, Director of the MEDC’s Africa Trade Office, joins us for this episode as he reveals how South Africa has adjusted to business post-COVID.

Episode 3: India 

Sushama Kanetkar and Supriya Kanetkar from the state of Michigan’s India Office sit down with Noel Nevshehir to discuss India’s recovery from the coronavirus.

Episode 4: The World Economy 

Noel Nevshehir is joined by Jim Glassman of JP Morgan Chase for a discussion on the state of the U.S. and world economy as we emerge from the pandemic in episode 4 of this series. 

Episode 5: Virtual Trade Missions 

Jean Schtokal from Foster Swift sits down with Noel Nevshehir to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on trade missions and conferences. 

Episode 6: United Arab Emirates 

Noel Nevshehir and Anne Jafery, Managing Parter, CHANNELS, GCC Trade and Export Services, sit down to talk about the United Arab Emirated peace deal and what will do that for trade in that region of the world. 

Episode 7: China 

In this episode, Noel Nevshehir sits down with Selina Zhu, a consultant at the MEDC China office, to discuss how COVID-19 has changed trade between the U.S. and China.

Episode 8: Europe and the UK 

From the Michigan Economic Development Corporation UK Trade Office, Terry Potter joins Noel Nevshehir on this episode to talk about Europe and the UK's recovery from COVID-19 and the strong demand for American made products in the area. 

Episode 9: IP Protection 

In this episode of our Global Economic and Business Update video series, William Honaker of Dickinson Wright joined Noel Nevshehir for a talk about everything business owners should know about international IP protection. 

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