Doing Business in Mexico

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Name: Doing Business in Mexico
Date: June 24, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the ongoing threat of coronavirus, Automation Alley has made the decision to move this event to June 24. If at that time we are unable to safely meet in person, we will move to a virtual format and you will receive an email with a link to view the livestream. Our goal is to ensure health and safety while providing valuable experiences for our members and the business community. If you have any questions, please contact

Expand your business to Mexico, the world's second-largest market for U.S. exports. Join Automation Alley and a group of international business experts for a discussion on how American companies can succeed in Mexico. Hear first-hand accounts from business owners about their experiences in Mexico and discuss export challenges, opportunities and the support that is available to Michigan companies, including Automation Alley's Trade Mission to Mexico Sept. 20-25.

This event is supported by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

11:30 a.m. Registration, Lunch and Welcome Introductions: Noel Nevshehir, Director of International Business Services and Industry 4.0 Strategic Partnerships, Automation Alley
11:45 a.m. Economic and Political Update (via Skype or Zoom): Silvia Alonso, Director, Michigan Mexico Office, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
12:05 p.m. Opportunities and Challenges of Doing Business in Mexico: Eve Lerman, Senior International Trade Specialist, US Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce
12:35 p.m. From NAFTA to the USMCA: What It Means To You: Tim Finerty, Shareholder, Clayton & McKervey
1:05 p.m. Support for Michigan Exports to Mexico: Mr. Jacob Schroeder, Senior International Trade Development Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
1:15 p.m. Q-and-A Period and Open Discussion
1:30 p.m. Conference Adjourned

One-on-one meetings are available now through July 17 via Skype or Microsoft Teams. If you are interested in a one-on-one meeting with Silvia Alonso, Michigan Mexico Center, please contact Lisa Lasser Automation Alley, at 

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Event Sponsors:
Automation Alley
2675 Bellingham
Troy, MI 48083

Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Contact Information:
Contact Automation Alley at 800-427-5100 or

This is a free event but registration is encouraged.
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