Global Business Development Institute

Welcome to the Global Business Development Institute

Since its inception the GBDI has:

  • Provided guidance for firms taking their first steps into international commerce
  • Assisted local economic agencies in attracting direct foreign investment into NW Ohio and SE Michigan
  • Introduced students to international business through study-abroad programs and internships.
  • Global Target helps small and medium size companies develop plans and strategies to expand into global markets.
  • International Trade Association Center(ITAC) provides expert assistance to area manufacturers through the necessary steps to enter or grow on a global stage.

Browse through our website and explore the programs and services that the GBDI has to offer!

Last Updated: 6/27/22