Global Detroit Blog
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Read Global Detroit’s 2012 End of the Year Report to receive a full update on Global Detroit’s work and accomplishments in 2012 and the organization’s next steps moving forward in 2013. The report reviews: – Welcoming Michigan – International Student Retention – Welcome Mat – Neighborhood [...]
Bipartisan Group Offers Recommendations and Outlines Priorities for the Midwest to Ensure U.S. Economic Competitiveness At an immigration summit in Washington today, a diverse and bipartisan group of Midwestern business and civic leaders will release a report urging immigration reform to ensure regional and national economic competitiveness. Former [...]
Join Leadership Detroit Thursday, March 14th for an Informational Breakfast to learn more about the application process. Founded in 1979, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for professionals to take their leadership agenda to the next level. Leadership Detroit [...]
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Detroit Chinese Business Association and 300 other professionals over great cuisine, wine, and desserts while also enjoying Chinese cultural performances. View the full invitation and details for RSVP here.
On Friday, March 8th, the University of Detroit-Mercy Law Review will host its annual Symposium at the Detroit Athletic Club from 9am-3pm. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will deliver the keynote address and Global Detroit Director Steve Tobocman will also deliver remarks for this year’s topic Global Michigan: [...]
Reshoring Summit: The Only Meeting Bringing Together the Right People With the Right Information So You Can Make the Right Decision March 12-14 Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center, Cleveland, Ohio Register here. Join manufacturers and their suppliers, government agencies, key associations, bottom-line analysts and site selection [...]
For the past 14 years, Oakland Community College has been bringing together students to cultivate the skills necessary to succeed in today’s global economy. During an intensive, three-day, hands-on virtual learning experience that simulates an entrepreneurial international trade mission, awareness is created around careers [...]
In celebration of Black History Month, the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies at Wayne State University will be hosting Dr. Marta Moreno Vega on Tuesday, Feb. 12th, 12-1pm, in Room 289 Student Center Building. A native of Spanish Harlem, NYC, MARTA MORENO VEGA, [...]
Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters Yesterday, President Obama delivered a long-awaited address calling for “comprehensive, common sense immigration reform.” As the nation considers federal immigration reform and building a new system that focuses on forwarding our national economy–both for the immigrants seeking opportunity and native born Americans–Metro [...]
Global Detroit’s Global Talent Retention Initiative is growing and looking for talented and passionate individuals to add to their team! Apply by February 1st to be GTRI’s Marketing Coordinator or Community Outreach Specialist. Click the links for details or read below. Global Detroit’s 11-point strategy to globalize the [...]
Global Detroit is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that revitalizes Michigan’s economy by pursuing strategies that strengthen Detroit’s connections to the world to make the region more attractive and welcoming to immigrants, internationals, and foreign trade and investment as a means to produce jobs and regional economic growth.
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