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By Cynthia Hutchison | Automation Alley | 4/25/2018
Automation Alley has recently experienced a significant number of wonderful firsts, and I’m very pleased to announce another: Automation Alley's first Canadian foundation member. As we welcome Zero Defect Manufacturing, we thank them for the reminder that we live in a global region, with Michigan and Ontario sharing a rich history of manufacturing and technology prowess and leadership.
By Ann Marie Olszewski | Marsh & McLennan Agency | 3/7/2018
The challenges of an overseas assignment are potentially as great as the rewards. A well-crafted international expatriate health plan can go a long way to ensuring the employee’s success while working abroad.
By Eriola Fishman | Automation Alley | 7/12/2017
Automation Alley returned last week from the 2017 International Paris Air Show with a group of 10 Michigan companies, where deals were signed and relationships were built for all companies involved. The success of this mission already has us planning for the next show, and if you’re a professional working in the aeronautics and space sector, you should too! Here are five things you need to know if you plan to attend the International Paris Air Show in the future.
By Jeff Jorge | Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP | 1/11/2017
The choice of how to view the world in doing business globally — to find opportunity, to decide with whom to partner in conquering it, and what to do next — all start with the slant of one’s prism. And this very conflict and complexity is what drives the world to be both a hard place to do business and one that’s filled with opportunity, says Jeff Jorge, principal and international growth services practice leader at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP. Join him Jan. 23 for Automation Alley’s Global Business and Economic Outlook for 2017 and Beyond and learn how to smartly navigate the uncertainty, change and opportunity in the global marketplace.
By Noel Nevshehir | Automation Alley | 11/2/2016
International trade has been a focal point on the 2016 campaign trail, and now, with the U.S. presidential election less than a week away, Noel Nevshehir, Automation Alley's director of international business, discusses how the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, and the lifting of U.S. trade sanctions on Cuba might fare under a Trump or Clinton administration.
By Noel Nevshehir | Automation Alley | 8/10/2016
For more than 50 years, Cuba has remained an untapped market for U.S. businesses. However, recent policy changes have opened the door for U.S. companies to begin considering Cuba’s business potential. While many risks remain, Noel Nevshehir, Automation Alley’s director of International Business Services, shares six reasons why U.S. companies — and Michigan companies in particular — should familiarize themselves with new opportunities in Cuba. 
By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 5/3/2016
Tom Kelly, Automation Alley’s COO and director of entrepreneurship, was recently interviewed on two local technology news broadcasts, WJR’s Internet Advisor and the M2 Techcast. He discussed the latest news from Automation Alley, including investments in local startups through the 7Cs program, the conclusion of the Technical Talent Development Program, and the successful attraction of Chinese plastics company Kingfa to Southeast Michigan.
By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 11/25/2015
Automation Alley’s Executive Director Ken Rogers and Director of International Business Noel Nevshehir were featured on CBS Detroit’s Michigan Matters program on Sunday to discuss the restoration of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba with Dana McAllister of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce and host Carol Cain. The segment focused on new opportunities for U.S. companies looking to do business in Cuba and how Automation Alley’s trade mission to Cuba in 2016 will help Michigan companies explore this new frontier.  
By Noel Nevshehir | Automation Alley | 11/4/2015
In a recent Detroit News editorial, Noel Nevshehir, Automation Alley’s director of international business services, discusses the normalization of relations and restoration of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba, and what that means for U.S. companies interested in exploring business opportunities there in the future.  
By Silvia Alonso | Michigan Mexico Center | 8/10/2015
Today, we’re talking about Mexico. No, not Cancun. Not spring break. Not tacos, or sombreros, or any of the other Chi-Chi’s-inspired imagery that comes to mind when most people think of our neighbor to the south. We’re talking about meaningful opportunities for you business to expand.
By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 5/12/2015
Listen to Michigan’s Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley talk with WJR’s Paul W. Smith on-air about Automation Alley’s Trade Mission to Chile and Columbia and why South America could be the next great place to do business with Michigan. 
By Noel Nevshehir | Automation Alley | 1/28/2015
Noel Nevshehir, Automation Alley’s director of international business services, discusses Automation Alley’s trade mission program, some of the biggest mistakes companies make when stepping into exporting for the first time and how individuals can educate themselves on business customs abroad. 

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