Driving Innovation and Growth
Partner with the Alliance
Global Midwest Alliance is a partnership based organization. Your partnership provides the resources to organize and implement our programs. As a partner of Global Midwest Alliance, you are invited to attend all of the programs that we sponsor throughout the year. In addition, you will receive information concerning programs the Alliance sponsors with other organizations.
The Benefits of Global Midwest Alliance Partnership
- Partnership provides access to networking events that allow you to meet with colleagues and peers from across the Midwest and around the world
- Friendly, welcoming community of professionals sharing common goals
- Access to Partners who are among the top decision makers and key leaders in their industries
- Provides access to both vertical and horizontal audiences, and there are opportunities for organizations of any size
- Targeted venues to showcase or launch products and services
We have created a variety of forums for the discussion of issues, questions and problems that affect innovation, business and economic development. While we cover a broad range of topics, the Alliance's mission is to align and integrate existing scientific, financial and business resources to drive sustained economic growth, a culture of innovation and the creation of high-value jobs in the Midwest. At the same time, the partnerships we are developing are building a platform to transform the Midwest into an internationally recognized leader in innovation and business growth. We encourage you to contact us to set up a meeting to discuss the benefits of partnership with us.
Global Midwest Alliance has a Strategic Partner Network which includes:
The World Bank Group
Tthe Alliance is a Private Sector Liaison Office of the World Bank Group which offers unequaled access to the World Bank Group’s $25 billion in annual procurement pipeline for goods and services across a broad range of sectors in the developing world. The Alliance is part of a network of 100 such offices around the world. Through the network, the Alliance can provide businesses with local market access and intelligence in over 80 countries.
Chicago International Trade Commissioner's Association
The Midwest is home to trade representatives of over 100 different countries and regions. The Alliance works with the Chicago International Trade Commissioners Association (CITCA) and international representatives from throughout the world to provide global opportunities for Midwest based businesses. By providing these services, the Alliance helps continue the presence of those representatives in the region and helps businesses in the Midwest access the markets and customers they represent.
Association for Manufacturing Technology
Founded in 1902, AMT represents and promotes the interests of American providers of manufacturing machinery and equipment. Its goal is to promote technological advancements and improvements in the design, manufacture and sale of members' products in those markets and act as an industry advocate on trade matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world. This includes all of the elements of manufacturing - design, automation, material removal, material forming, assembly, inspection and testing, and communications and control.
Connecting to World Class Research and Scientific Resources with Industry
Working with organizations such as the Midwest Research University Network, the USDA Agricultural Research Service and individual research institutions, the Alliance helps create opportunities for the commercialization of technology. The Alliance is developing additional resources essential to that effort in talent generation, entrepreneurial activities and venture investment that commercialization effort, with a goal to increase the number of technology jobs and high growth companies in the region.
Chicago International Trade Commissioners Association