Michigan Makers Go Global Webinar

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 Join us for the Michigan Makers Go Global! Webinar on Wednesday, April 28 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern!

This no-fee webinar is being offered by the East Michigan District Export Council (DEC) in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service, the West Michigan District Export Council (DEC), the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and the Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

If you are a “maker” of any of the products listed below, you will benefit from hearing about digital strategies and available resources to help you expand your sales online to include overseas markets.  This interactive webinar will feature a panel including small businesses that have successfully sold their goods online to international markets and experts from federal and state agencies that can help Michigan makers interested in growing sales to other countries.

Product categories:

  • apparel
  • beauty products
  • custom furniture
  • innovative food products
  • craft beer/wine/spirits
  • fine art
  • handmade or custom designed jewelry
  • music
  • other consumer goods

Speakers:

W.E. Da’ Cruz, Co-founder, Virtual Global Consultant (VGC) Group LLC, Member, East Michigan District Export Council (DEC)

Shannon Long, Founder and CEO, Brew Export, LLC

Eve Lerman, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service (East Michigan), International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

James Bledsoe, Director, eCommerce Innovation Lab, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Alyssa Tracey, Director, International Trade, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Ron Stevens, Associate Regional Director, Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Moderator: Jennifer Moll, Director, U.S. Commercial Service (East Michigan), International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

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