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World Trade Week Events to Focus on Singapore: The Gateway to Southeast Asia

World Trade Week Events to Focus on Singapore: The Gateway to Southeast Asia

TROY, Mich., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses interested in reaching the more than 500 million people who make up the Southeast Asia market should consider attending World Trade Week 2005, May 11 - 13. Sponsored by the Automation Alley International Business Center and the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service, this event will provide attendees with valuable insight on entering Singapore, considered the gateway to the markets of Southeast Asia.

Singapore is the world's 11th largest export market, the 12th largest trading partner with the U.S. and home to more than 1,500 American firms. "Many U.S. companies have learned that Singapore is the 'Asia for beginners,'" explained M. Dujon Johnson, director, Automation Alley International Business Center. "By attending the World Trade Week sessions, companies will learn how to enter this very attractive market, and even expand beyond there into the 10 countries of Southeast Asia."

World Trade Week, held annually in May, highlights the importance that exporting holds for companies in the U.S. U.S. Department of Commerce research shows companies that export products and services experience increased sales, greater job retention and even job growth.

"During the World Trade Week sessions, business owners will learn more about why Singapore is such an attractive market," said Richard Corson, director, Pontiac U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce. "In addition to the bilateral free trade agreement, Singapore is known for respecting intellectual property, low tariffs and for being a gateway to the rest of Southeast Asia."

World Trade Week sessions begin on May 11, with a networking reception and the presentation of Export Achievement Certificates to selected Southeast Michigan companies. This reception will be held at Automation Alley Headquarters in Troy. On May 12, a number of speakers, including Corson, Johnson, and George Ruffner, senior commercial officer, U.S. Embassy, Singapore, will share insight into the Singapore market. The afternoon of May 12, and all day May 13, Ruffner will be available for one-on-one meetings with those interested in further exploring business and exporting opportunities to Singapore. The conference will be held at Oakland University and the one-on- one meetings will be at the Pontiac U.S. Export Assistance Center.

Cost to attend both the reception and the conference is $75. For more information about World Trade Week, or to register for the event, please contact the Automation Alley Resource Center at 800-427-5100.

About Automation Alley

Automation Alley is Southeast Michigan's regional technology cluster, attracting the creators and consumers of diverse technologies from a variety of industries around the world. The Automation Alley Consortium is a membership of technologically diverse, progressive business, governmental and educational visionaries working in concert to attract world-class talent and businesses to Southeast Michigan. For more information, visit http://www.automationalley.com/ . For membership information, contact 1-800-427-5100.

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CONTACT: Kim Zitny of Eisbrenner Public Relations, +1-248-641-1446,
[email protected] , for Automation Alley

Web site: http://www.automationalley.com/

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