Category Archives: Globalization

Doing Business with Taiwan

95% of the World’s Population is OUTSIDE U.S. Borders… Are YOU missing a customer? Join the city of Galesburg and the EBI Network for an informational meeting for export-ready businesses. Learn about export and partnership opportunities with Taiwan, the world’s … Continue reading

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Trade Shows 2013

Trade shows present a range of valuable opportunities for companies that participate, including meeting potential customers, finding new and better ways of doing business and building a more impressive reputation within an industry. Trade Shows According to data from the … Continue reading

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Introducing: BRED for Global Competitiveness

BRED is a new regional program for businesses to become globally competitive. The program consists of a network of professionals, programs, and services to help businesses increase sales, reduce costs, enhance productivity, and improve their overall competitive position in the … Continue reading

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Galesburg Trade Mission to Indonesia

Recently seven companies connected to the Galesburg/West Central Illinois Region traveled half way around the world – their purpose was to conduct a trade mission to uncover opportunities for exporting and importing, and foreign direct investment. During the seven day … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: How to Go Global

Are you a small to medium-sized business looking to go global? Then How to Go Global by Patrick Steven Dine may be for you! The guide provides a great overview of steps to take as you expand your boundaries. From researching the right … Continue reading

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Tool of the Month: Global Edge

Considering “going global” and in need of tutorials on export readiness, government regulations, financial considerations, sales and marketing, and logistics? Michigan State University’s Global Edge program provides a library of resources for those considering global trade.  Click-through the various sections … Continue reading

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Go Global!

The idea of going global to most of us may seem as distant and difficult as going to the moon.  While that may have been the case years ago consider the possibility of going global today.  Consider these questions or … Continue reading

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Galesburg’s Economic Development Department, EBI Network wins Award for Excellence

Galesburg, IL (October 11, 2012) – Galesburg’s Economic Development Department and the Entrepreneur, Business and Industry Network (EBI Network) received some good news on October 9, 2012 – they had won a Top Five Award of Excellence from Expansion Solutions … Continue reading

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Go High Tech!

GO HIGH TECH! To resist is futile! To adapt is fertile!  Whether you like it or not, the decision for us is not  . ..IF we will adopt new technology? but rather WHEN?  These and other questions on technology will … Continue reading

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Introducing SPARK!

SPARK is a campaign to encourage and support widespread innovation throughout the region and is powered by the EBI Network. Businesses can participate or utilize SPARK in three ways: I. Service Component: Entrepreneurs and business owners seeking new business opportunities can … Continue reading

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