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The globalEDGE Business Beat is on the Michigan Business Network and available worldwide on globalEDGE. gBB is hosted by Tomas Hult.

Speaker: Peter Buckley, Leeds University Business School

Air Date: July 07, 2017

Tomas speaks with Peter Buckley, professor of international business in the Leeds University Business School in the United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, they discuss the current state of multinational business and future focus areas for companies engaging in the global marketplace.

Speaker: Peter Buckley, Leeds University Business School

Air Date: July 17, 2017

Tomas speaks with Peter Buckley, professor of international business in the Leeds University Business School in the United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, they discuss the current state of multinational business and future focus areas for companies engaging in the global marketplace.

Speaker: David Bull, Nature Publishing Group & Palgrave Macmillan

Air Date: July 19, 2017

Tomas Hult speaks with David Bull, Editorial Director, Nature Publishing Group & Palgrave Macmillan, and an expert on Brazil. They discuss the attraction and appeal of Brazil as a market, what is happening with the economy/business in the country, and what is happening in Brazil that we should be aware when planning long-term business engagements?

Speaker: Paul Beamish, Ivey Business School

Air Date: July 19, 2017

Tomas Hult speaks with Paul Beamish, Donald Triggs Chair in International Business, Professor of Management, and Director of the Engaging Emerging Markets Research Centre at the Ivey Business School.

They discuss the following:

1.) The 39-country project

2.) Given the core focus of the 39-country project on Africa, Paul shares insights about doing business in Africa.

3.) African countries – of the 55 on the African continent – should you look into engaging with as a start.

Speaker: Doug Barry, International Trade Administration's Global Knowledge Center of the U.S. Department of Commerce

Air Date: July 20, 2017

In August 2015, Tomas Hult spoke with Doug Barry, Deputy Director, Global Knowledge Center, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The interview focused on ITA’s Guide to Exporting, now in its 11th edition, and the long-standing key source for U.S companies on exporting and international trade.

Mr. Barry will be the featured speaker of Michgian Business Network's International Business event, Thursday September 7th at Eagle Eye Golf Club, Bath, MI.

Here, Doug Barry tells us about the 11th edition of A Basic Guide to Exporting and how the world is open for business to all companies. He also elaborates on how a company which has never exported before should start developing its export strategy?