​Van Andel Global Trade Center celebrates 15 years

Feb. 6 signals the 15th anniversary for the Van Andel Global Trade Center, an organization known for helping companies to rise above the competition in the worldwide marketplace.

Around 6,800 businesses and 20,000 people have benefited from support provided by the VAGTC. In addition, 30 Grand Valley State University students were afforded an opportunity through the organization to take part in hands-on experience in international market research and projects around the world.

An event commemorating the anniversary will take place from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 6 at the L. William Seidman Center in Grand Rapids.

For more information on the celebration, contact the Van Andel Global Trade Center at (616) 331-6811.