Companies interested in doing business in Mexico are invited to join experts for an exciting presentation on May 24 on the region’s latest trends. This event will focus on how U.S. companies are benefiting from recent manufacturing and technological trends in Mexico that have transformed the nation into a global center of innovation. Learn about U.S. products, services, and technologies in high demand in Mexico including Industry 4.0 and digital manufacturing hardware and software applications, automotive components and systems, aerospace/defense, environmental and pollution control equipment, machinery, and healthcare/medical devices. Speakers will also discuss successful market-entry strategies that will help grow your business in Mexico while overcoming common hurdles U.S. companies face when doing business overseas. Finally, we will provide you with an update on the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) and how your company can take advantage of the free trade agreement.
For Michigan companies interested in exploring trade and investment opportunities in Mexico, we will also talk about Automation Alley's upcoming trade mission there on September 20-25. 2022.
11:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Mr. Noel H. Nevshehir, Director of International Business Services and Global Strategic Partnerships- Automation Alley
11:40 Opportunities and Challenges of Doing Business in Mexico
Ms. Silvia Alonso, Director, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), State of Michigan Office-Guadalajara, Mexico
12:05 Update on the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)
Mr. Carlos Calderon, Manager Consulting Services, Clayton & McKervey
Mr. Tim Finerty, Shareholder, Clayton & McKervey
12:30 Support for Michigan Exports to Mexico
Mr. David Newhouse, International Trade Development Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), State of Michigan
12:40 Questions and Answers
1:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST