Incoterms® 2020 is specifically designed to define freight terms and cost obligations unique to ocean, air, and intermodal transportation common to international shipping. Incoterms® 2020 also defines the risk of loss transfer and export/import clearance obligations between sellers and buyers with the goal of eliminating the risk of costly misunderstandings between the parties to an […]

Automation Alley: Doing Business in India

With a population of nearly 1.4 billion, India has become the world's fifth-largest economy, surpassing the United Kingdom and France last year. According to the ratings agency Moody's, India's GDP is projected to grow 5.8% in 2021 as it emerges from the pandemic that ravaged the global economy this year. A 2020 report by the […]


Each Virtual/Live Culture & Coffee training session will cover how-to's and best practices for doing business abroad as well as how to maneuver through cultural nuances business professionals often face while working with or traveling to Mexico. Please grab a cup of coffee/tea and join this live and virtual training to learn about the culture […]


Join the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers' virtual health care sector trade mission to the United Arab Emirates. Similar to in-person trade missions, participants will receive prescreened virtual B2B meetings with potential distributors, buyers, governmental authorities and joint venture partners. Mission participants will also benefit from a market sector briefing and support from […]


Join GSGP for a leading multi-sector virtual trade mission to the United Kingdom from March 8-19, 2021. The goal of this mission is to assist small to medium-sized companies from the Great Lakes St. Lawrence region to export products and services to this important market. Similar to an in-person trade mission, each mission participant will […]

Van Andel Global Trade Center and U.S. Commercial Service 2021 Michigan World Trade Week

The Van Andel Global Trade Center and U.S. Commercial Service will host their 𝟯𝟱𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝗻𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 to recognize the contributions of international trade to the state's economy, share international business knowledge and resources, and network with Michigan's network of international business professionals. For 35 years area businesses and community leaders have […]

Economic Development Week 2021

Celebrate the 2021 Economic Development Week (EDW) taking place May 9–15. Organized by the International Economic Development Council, the EDW was created in 2016 with a goal to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life in communities everywhere. Economic Development Week includes activities in communities […]

Detroit Mobility Lab Panel Session

On Thursday, June 3, 2021, join the Detroit Mobility Lab and several other organizations as they discuss the importance of strategic priorities in the Detroit / Windsor-Essex region and how entrepreneurs can get more involved. The virtual event will be moderated by Chris Thomas, Co-Founder of both Assembly Ventures and the Detroit Mobility Lab. Panelists […]

Business France – Hydrogen in Mobility Pitch Session

If you missed out on the Detroit Regional Partnership and Business France June 9, 2021 virtual event, watch the recording online. The event presented eight of the most innovative French companies in the Hydrogen Mobility field. For a limited time, you can use passcode: !T46ztfF to view the Zoom webinar recording. Click here to watch […]

German American Chamber of Commerce Virtual Business Luncheon

The Detroit Regional Partnership is elated to share that our partners at the German American Chamber of Commerce is hosting a virtual business luncheon on June 16, 2021. Register today for one of the Michigan Business Luncheon Series titled: The Performance Advantage of Workforce Diversity. Attendees will learn and connect with members on topics aimed […]

UBIMOBILITY: French Startup Pitch Event

Hear from France's leading automotive and mobility companies. These cutting-edge startups will speak to the latest developments in autonomous vehicle technology and the broader mobility sector. This hour-long webinar will feature a panel of French companies looking to expand in the U.S. market. Join the virtual session to find out how you can become a […]

Netherlands x Detroit Automotive Design Webinar

Alongside both our Dutch and US partners, the Detroit Regional Partnership is excited to be hosting the “Netherlands & Detroit Region Automotive Design” webinar on Oct. 21st at 9:30 AM. The emergence of connected and autonomous vehicles is putting design at the very forefront of today's automotive industry, and the Netherlands has been a long-standing […]