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Automation Alley’s Trade Mission to India

Automation Alley invites you to join our trade mission to India, the world’s most populous nation of 1.44 billion consumers with a strong demand for the following U.S.-made products, services, and technologies.
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Automation Alley’s Trade Mission to India


Why India?

  • The world’s fifth-largest economy today with a GDP of $4.112 trillion  
  • Home to the world’s fourth largest automotive industry
  • Moody’s projects that India’s GDP in 2025 will reach 6.5%
  • According to the World Bank, in just seven years India jumped seventy-nine spots (142 to 63) in ease of doing business among 190 countries  
  • The nation has a young, highly skilled, and low-cost labor force  
  • Business and economic reforms have ushered India’s integration into the global economy
  • India’s population includes a growing middle-class of 350 million consumers  

Why Join Our Trade Mission?

  • Automation Alley trade missions are results driven having generated $2.1 billion in export sales for company participants while creating 10,571 local jobs  
  • Matchmaking meetings will place you directly in touch with potential buyers and end users  
  • Meet the key players you need to know to be successful in India. Attend business meetings with government officials and business and industry leaders who will share their firsthand insights about the opportunities and challenges of doing business in India  
  • Option to attend Bharat Mobility Global Expo in New Delhi on January 17-22, 2025
  • We take care of all your planning before, during, and after the mission
  • You may qualify for a grant to reduce the costs of participating on the mission through the Michigan State Trade and Expansion Program (MI-STEP)
  • Automation Alley received the President's "E Star"​ Award from Presidents Joe Biden (2021), Barack Obama (2013), and George W. Bush (2008)---the nation’s highest, most prestigious international trade award granted to organizations in recognition of their accomplishments in global trade and economic development. Only second organization in the nation to receive award three times since created by JFK in 1961

Participation is limited to ten companies and deadline to register is November 15, 2024.

The cost to participate is $4,500 for members and $5,500 for non-members. Price includes in-country embassy business briefing, B2B matchmaking meetings, ground transportation to B2B meetings, five-star hotels, and two group dinners. Airfare not included. Fee for an additional traveler from same company is $2,000 per person.  

For more information or to register, please contact Ms. Lisa Lasser, Automation Alley’s Manager of International Business Services, at or call her at 248-457-3283  

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January 17 - 25, 2025


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