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MEMA’s Ann Wilson to Talk Tariffs, Trade and the Supplier Industry at Great Lakes Economic Forum

Date: April 11, 2019
MEMA members are invited to join the Council of the Great Lakes Region at its fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum, set for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7-8 in Cleveland, Ohio, with an opening reception on May 6 at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Ann Wilson, MEMA senior vice president, government affairs, is a featured speaker at the event and will address trade, tariffs and disruption in the global and Great Lakes auto sector.
The Great Lakes Economic Forum, launched by the Council in 2015, has quickly become the foremost gathering of leaders from all levels of government, business, academia and the non-profit sector in the binational Great Lakes Region who share a commitment to strengthening the long-term competitiveness and sustainability of the Region.
AASA members can register at using promo code MEMA2019 and save 30 percent off regular ticket prices.
In addition to MEMA’s Wilson, high-level speakers at GLEF19 include:
  • The Honorable Marc Garneau, Canada’s Minister of Transport and chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Canada-U.S. Relations, Trade Diversification and Internal Trade
  • Larry Obhof, president, Ohio Senate
  • Robert Scott, regional administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Jeannette Tamayo, Regional Administrator, U.S. Economic Development Administration
  • The Honorable Todd Smith, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
  • Joe Comartin, Consul General of Canada (Detroit)
  • Greg Stanford, Consul General of the United States (Toronto)
For more information, contact Mark Fisher, CEO, Council of the Great Lakes Region, at
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