Free Trade Agreement Countries

Compete. Win. Grow.

Participate in DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: Free Trade Agreement Countries and:

  • Identify and gain access to emerging markets and opportunities.
  • Obtain the tools necessary to succeed in foreign markets.
  • Leverage government contacts and resources to compete successfully.

Growing List of Keynote Speakers:

What to Expect:

  • Dynamic market exploration sessions.
  • Excellent networking opportunities throughout the conference.
  • Pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with international trade diplomats.

Private Consultations with Commercial Diplomats from U.S. Embassies and Consulates:


Dominican Rep.




El Salvador






South Korea





Costa Rica




Please note, one-on-one meetings with Commercial Diplomats from US Embassies and Consulates will be available to exporters/potential exporters of US goods and services only.

Sessions to Include:

  • Industry panels featuring companies and individuals sharing their experiences in the 18 markets listed above.
  • Market entry and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Basic and advanced sessions on qualifying for FTAs and creating an FTA compliance program.
  • High-profile keynote speaker(s).

Event Dates: September 9-10, 2014

Location: Westin Book Cadillac Detroit

1114 Washington Blvd.

Detroit, MI 48226 USA

(313) 442-1600

Discounted Conference Hotel Rate:

$169 per night Group Rate for the Westin available until

This Sunday 5:00 PM August 24, 2014

Group Name: Discover Global Markets Detroit

Book Here:

For more information:

Richard Corson

(248) 975.9604

Jennifer Moll

(313) 212-8693

Cost: $375

Cancellation Fee: $45 – Cancellations accepted until 5:00PM August 24, 2014

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Click Here to Register for the FULL 2-day Conference!

Day Rate Registration for Tue., Sept. 9th ($200)

Day Rate Registration for Wed., Sept. 10th ($200)

Many thanks to our marketing partners for their support!

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We welcome our exhibitors:

Boomerang Carnets

Invest in Morocco

Braumiller Law Group PLLC

Intredex, Inc.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

We also greatly appreciate the support from the following organizations:


  • Ann Arbor SPARK
  • African Business Chamber of Commerce
  • African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce
  • American Arab Chamber of Commerce
  • Automation Alley
  • Canada/U.S. Business Association (CUSBA)
  • Consulate General of Canada (Detroit)
  • Consulate General of Mexico (Detroit)
  • Corp!
  • Detroit Chinese Business Association
  • Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
  • Economic Development Alliance, St. Clair County
  • Farmington Hills Economic Development Corporation
  • Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce
  • GVSU’s Van Andel Global Trade Center
  • I-69 International Trade Corridor
  • Indo American Chamber of Commerce
  • Latino Press
  • Law Firm of Miller Canfield
  • Macomb-OU INCubator
  • Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC)
  • Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Michigan Manufacturers Association
  • Michigan Small Business Development Centers
  • Michigan State University-Center for Community and Economic Development
  • Philippine Chamber of Commerce
  • Pro Mexico Trade and Investment
  • Saginaw Valley State University Center for Business and Economic Development
  • Shiawasee Economic Development Partnership
  • Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of Greater Detroit
  • TechTown
  • The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce
  • The Michigan Israel Business Bridge
  • World Trade Center Detroit/Windsor


  • The International Trade Association of Greater Chicago


  • City of Indianapolis – Mayor’s Office
  • Develop Indy
  • Global Indy
  • Indy Chamber
  • Southwest Indiana Chamber
  • Tri-State Manufacturers Alliance
  • Tri-State World Trade Network


  • Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement
  • Louisville Metro Government


  • Dayton Region Manufacturers Association
  • Northeast Ohio International Business Network
  • Ohio Development Services Agency


  • LINKe
  • The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce - World Trade Association
  • M.E. Dey & Co.


  • Aerospace and Defense Diversification Alliance in Peacetime Transition
  • American Public Transportation Association
  • Auto Care Association
  • Global Trade Magazine
  • Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
  • Original Equipment Suppliers Association
  • Small Business Administration