One-on-One Business Counselling

MDEC-West members are available to individually meet with Michigan companies. To arrange an appointment, contact the U.S. Commercial Service Grand Rapids office at 616-458-3564 or Connect with DEC Members to obtain practical solutions for the following areas of knowledge:

  • U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Federal Government) Programs & Services
    Foreign Agent/Distributor introductions, trade missions, credit checks
  • Accounting, Finance & Insurance
    Working capital, risk management, GAAP compliance and transparency
  • Distribution & Logistics
    Best Practices for an efficient & effective supply chain (sales & sourcing)
  • Executive Strategy
    Strategic decision making, critical thinking & priority setting
  • Human Resources
    Considerations for prudent company culture and labor practices
  • Legal
    Protecting your company interests and its people from global exposure & compliance
  • Manufacturing/Operations
    Lean, efficient execution of production activities
  • Sales & Marketing
    Very cost effective market research methods. Build strategic entry into new markets.

Piloting Public Policy

The Council members communicate with public leaders regarding challenges confronting globally focused Small-Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)