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May 4, 2020
Global Midwest Alliance and Kerry Taste and Nutrition Make Donation to Beloit Meals on Wheels

November 11, 2019
Global Midwest Alliance Honors Kerry Taste and Nutrition at the 5th Annual Midwest Food Matters Leadership Awards

September 30,2019
Global Midwest Alliance to Host 2019 Midwest Food Matters Leadership Awards Honoring Kerry Taste and Nutrition

September 3, 2019
Global Midwest Alliance to Host Manufacturing Industry Program Focused on the Profitable and Timely Production of Small Quantities

June 18, 2019
WEBINAR:  Doing Business with the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank
The Advocacy Center is offering this no-cost webinar to provide an overview of how to identify business opportunities with the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. This webinar will explain how the Banks work, the life-cycle of bank projects, and considerations/strategies to use when evaluating Bank opportunities.​ Directions for viewing webinar: (1) Check the box “I have read and agree to the Conferencing Privacy Policy. Please note that if you do not indicate your agreement by checking the box, you will not be able to enter the conference”; (2) Click “Proceed”; (3) Choose the “Reserved Net Replay” option; (4) Click “Proceed”; and (5) Press the “Playback” button.)

June 12, 2019
How Packaging Innovation is Changing the Food Industry, by Donna Berry, Food Business News

April 8, 2019
Global Midwest Alliance to Host Food Industry Program Focused on Innovations in Food Packaging

April 1, 2019
Global Midwest Alliance Hosts Successful Corporate Venturing Program Focused on Corporate Driven Innovation, by George Vukotich, FinTank 

November 29, 2018
Institute for Food Safety and Health Named Co-Recipient for Industry Award; Illinois Tech Consortium Recognized with the 2018 Midwest Food Matters Leadership Award

June 3, 2018
News Article:  Chicago Provides Opportunities for Food Entrepreneurs; Consumers’ Preference for Innovative Foods Driving New Businesses, by Martha Blum AgriNews Publications

May 22, 2018
 News Article:  Putting More U.S. Pork on the World’s Table, Martha Blum, Agrinews Publications

May 21, 2018
Blog:  Expanding and Elevating U.S. Pork Trade by Dr. Craig Morris, Vice President of International Marketing, The National Pork Board

April 11, 2017
PayYourSelfie Wins 2017 Innovation Competition; Companies RWEDI Solutions, Inc. and Switched Source Named Runners-Up

March 20, 2017
​​Global Midwest Alliance Announces 2017 Innovation Competition Finalists

January 16, 2017
Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Start-Ups Invited to Participate in the 8th Annual Innovation Competition presented by Polsinelli

November 16, 2015
NETenergy Wins 2015 Polsinelli Innovation Competition; Companies BessTech and Pegasus Sustainability Solutions Named Runners-Up

October 22, 2015
Global Midwest Alliance Announces 2015 Polsinelli Innovation Competition Finalists

August 17, 2015
Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Start-Ups Invited to Participate in the 7th Annual Polsinelli Innovation Competition

October   28, 2014
75F Wins 2014 Polsinelli Innovation Competition; Michigan-Based Companies SurClean, Inc. and The Mackinac Technology Company Named Runners-Up

October 3, 2014
Global Midwest Alliance and AIM Honor S&C Electric at Midwest Manufacturing Matters Gala Held in Chicago

September 15, 2014
Global Midwest Alliance Announces 2014 Polsinelli Innovation Competition Finalists

January 30, 2014
​Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Start-Ups Invited to Participate in the 6th Annual Polsinelli Innovation Competition

September 10, 2013
Global Green Products LLC Wins 5th Annual Polsinelli Innovation Competition; Chicago-Area Companies HE System Technologies and Altium Energy, Inc. Named Runners-Up

August 16, 2013
Global Midwest Alliance Announces 2013 Polsinelli Innovation Competition Finalists 

July 29, 2013
Plant Biotechnology Companies Begin New Conversation About GMOs and How Our Food is Grown

July 17, 2013
Global Midwest Alliance Announces Polsinelli Sponsoring Annual Innovation Competition

June 14, 2013
Brinks Innovation Competition Finalist SiNode Systems Wins Department of Energy's Business Plan Competition

May 6, 2013
​Brinks Innovation Competition Finalist SiNode Wins 2013 Rice Business Plan Competition​; Chicago-Area Company SiNode Awarded $811,00 in Prizes 

April 15, 2013
Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Start-Ups Invited to Participate in the 5th Annual Global Midwest Alliance Innovation Competition 

February 4, 2013
Global Midwest Alliance Announces New Programming Format for 2013

November 15, 2012
Brinks Innovation Competition Finalist HEVT Wins 2012 Cleantech Open Grand Prize; Chicago-Area Company SiNode Awarded the Energy Efficiency Prize 

October 24, 2012
World Bank Urges Oil Producers to Reduce Gas Flaring, Increase Gas Utilization for Development

October 8, 2012
Chicago Council on Global Affairs Names Rebecca Riebe of Global Midwest Alliance to the 2012 Class of Emerging Leaders

September 13, 2012
Detroit's SurClean Wins 4th Annual Brinks Innovation Competition;  Chicago-Area Companies HEVT and ARID Technologies Named Runners-Up

September 1, 2012
2012 Midwest Clean Tech Conference to Highlight Innovation and Opportunities

August 16, 2012
The Herald News
Autos of future on display at Autobahn

July 27, 2012
Global Midwest Alliance Announces Finalists for the 2012 Brinks Innovation Competition

June 20, 2012
IMTS Newsletter - Midwest Clean Tech Returns to IMTS

June 11, 2012
Applications Due June 29 for 4th Annual Brinks Innovation Competition; Finalists to present their technologies at Midwest Clean Tech 2012

February 2, 2012
Gail Longmore, Global Midwest Alliance's CEO and Managing Director, was recently interviewed for an article, Q&A / Exploring Global Opportunities: Challenges and Resources for Midwest Companies, published by the law firm of Much Shelist.  

February 2, 2012
Global Midwest Alliance Invites Clean Tech Companies to Participate in the 4th Brinks Innovation Competition 

January 25, 2012
Clean Urban Energy Selected for DOE Innovation Summit

January 12, 2012
Northwest Herald
Global Midwest Alliance's Going Global Seminar, hosted by the The McHenry County Economic Development Council at the Shah Center, was covered in an article, "Learning on Growth Globally," in the Northwest Herald on January 12.  The forum focused on Security & Private Liabilities as well as Global Market Opportunities.  The British Consulate-General in Chicago, Robert Chatterton Dickson, spoke at the event along with representatives of the Global Midwest Alliance, the Association for Manufacturing Technology and Mesirow Financial.

October 25, 2011
Face2Face Program:  Advanced Energy Storage Video (57:13) 
Hosted at the Michigan Energy Forum and courtesy of
September 14, 2011
Global Midwest Alliance Announces Winner of 3rd Annual Brinks Innovation Competition

August 12, 2011
​Illinois Angels Local Invests in Brinks Innovation Competition Finalist Lumec Control Products

August 11, 2011
Global Midwest Alliance Announces Finalists for the 3rd Annual Brinks Innovation Competition

March 4, 2011
Clean Urban Energy Takes First Place at Clean Energy Challenge 

February 28, 2011
Global Midwest Alliance Announces Winners of Brinks Innovation Competition Competing on the Short List of the Clean Energy Trust's 2011 Clean Energy Challenge

January 11, 2011
Global Midwest Alliance Announces Winner of 2009 Brinks Innovation Competition Opens LAB at IIT University Technology Technology Park

September 16, 2010
Global Midwest Alliance Announces Winners of Brinks Innovation Competition at 2010 Midwest Clean Tech Conference

June 21, 2010
Brinks to Sponsor Brinks Innovation Competition at Midwest Clean Tech 2010

December 14, 2009  
Brinks Attorneys Featured at Midwest Clean Tech Conference 2009 
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