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Plans underway for Dutch delegation visit to West Michigan in 2014

Plans underway for Dutch delegation visit to West Michigan in 2014

The West Michigan Global Initiative is planning to host a visit by a Dutch delegation of business, cultural and government leaders in West Michigan in the fall of 2014. The visit will be a follow-up to the state’s first formal investment mission, led by Lt. 

West Michigan delegation invests in relationships in the Netherlands

West Michigan delegation invests in relationships in the Netherlands

Members of the West Michigan Global Initiative are wrapping up a seven-day trip to the Netherlands on Friday, as part of the organization’s focus on strengthening business ties between the country and West Michigan.  >>Read the full article

Lt. gov. heading to Netherlands to strengthen Michigan ties

Lt. gov. heading to Netherlands to strengthen Michigan ties

Next week, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley will lead a delegation on a six-day investment mission to the Netherlands. Calley will be joined on the trip by House Speaker Jase Bolger and Sen. Majority Floor Leader Arlan Meekhof, as well as Jamie Clover Adams, director of 

Calley leads delegation to strengthen Michigan’s business ties to Netherlands

Calley leads delegation to strengthen Michigan’s business ties to Netherlands

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley will lead a delegation of state and local officials, business leaders and economic developers on a six-day investment mission to the Netherlands, leaving April 13 and returning April 19. “Michigan’s long-standing ties with Dutch companies have resulted in good jobs here 

Lt. Gov. Calley leads trade trip to Netherlands

Lt. Gov. Calley leads trade trip to Netherlands

Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley says he’s leading a delegation of state and local officials, business people and economic development experts on a six-day investment trip to the Netherlands. Calley says the group leaves Saturday and returns April 19. Other participants include Michigan House Speaker 

Crain’s Business Recognizes Dutch Opportunity

Crain’s Business Recognizes Dutch Opportunity

The Netherlands has the fifth-largest economy in the eurozone, even though its 2012 tax revenues dropped 9 percent and its GDP contracted.  Its estimated GDP is $770.2 billion, No. 24 in the world, according to the CIA World Factbook. In 2011, the U.S. imported $33 billion 

Dutch Caucus Meets With WMGI Members

Dutch Caucus Meets With WMGI Members

Key Michigan Legislators meet with group’s leadership, Dutch Consulate General Members of the Michigan Legislative Dutch Caucus, comprised of nine State Senators and seven State Representatives, met with key members of the WMGI Feb. 21, to discuss the group’s efforts and future events. The meeting 

WMGI Honored by State of Michigan

WMGI Honored by State of Michigan

Special Tribute given by Governor’s Office, State House & Senate The West Michigan Global Initiative was recently honored for its efforts to forge a business and cultural partnership between West Michigan and The Netherlands. The WMGI received an honorary Special Tribute from the State of 

Change of monarch a party for everyone ‘within budgets’, says PM

Change of monarch a party for everyone ‘within budgets’, says PM

DetailsCreated: 29 January 2013 The inauguration of king Willem-Alexander will be a wonderful party which all Dutch people can celebrate together, prime minister Mark Rutte said on Tuesday. He was speaking after an extra cabinet meeting, called to discuss queen Beatrix’ decision to step down