Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Jade Sims who is an International Trade Specialist in the International Business Center in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Jade Sims leads the workshops and programs focused exporting and trade for the International Business Center, and on May 23, 2019 the Center was the recipient of the US President’s “E” award 2019.
US Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said: “The International Business Center has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion. The "E" Awards Committee was very impressed with the International Business Center's case studies, which demonstrated measurable increases in its clients' exports. Your organization's creation of the Global Business Club was also particularly notable. The International Business Center's achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American jobs.”
According to the US Department of Commerce, the US President’s “E” award is the “highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.” Jade and Tomas discuss the award and what IBC accomplished to receive this honor.
To hear Jade and Tomas' conversation press play on the PodCast shared below.