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The 2021 GLIn2 Summit will take place in Toledo, Ohio in October 2021.

In the months leading up to the Summit, GLIn2 is hosting a number of informative webinars to whet your appetite. The last webinar will take place on Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021 at 4:00 PM (EST).


EDA Updates and Success Stories


Dennis Foldenauer is the Area Director in the U.S. Economic Development Administration's Chicago Regional Office where he leads a team that sources, develops, processes and manages both construction and non-construction economic development awards throughout the six-state EDA Chicago region.

In this webinar, Mr. Foldenauer will discuss recent projects, give an update on EDA activities and answer your questions about the program.



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Previous webinars may viewed below. 

What GLIn2 Is All About

GLIn2 - Great Lakes International Innovation Summit began in 2016 as a collaborative event co-hosted by the Michigan Business Innovation Association and the Wisconsin Business Innovator's Support Association. It has now expanded out to other Great Lakes states such as Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Minnesota, as well as Canada! This multi-day event will offer educational and networking opportunities for all entrepreneurial support professionals working with incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, maker spaces, economic development agencies, universities, SBDCs, and more.

GLIn2 Planning Committee