Exports from the Great Lakes States total nearly $400 billion annually. Learn how the Council is helping regional exporters to globally succeed.


Council Accepting Intern Applications

The Council is accepting intern applications for the Fall 2014 semester.  For more information click here.

Council Trade Missions Set to Propel Regional Exports

The Council will be leading multi-State/Provincial trade missions to several exciting markets in coming months:

  • Mexico: March 1-7, 2015
  • East Africa: May 11-16, 2015
  • Québec: June 15-17, 2015

More information on the trade missions can be found here.

Council of Great Lakes Governors Newsletter Available

The Council of Great Lakes Governors is pleased to announce that the September 2014 edition of its newsletter, THE COMPASS, is now available.

Highlights in this issue of THE COMPASS:

  • Highlights in this issue of THE COMPASS:
    * A Message from Council Co-Chair Illinois Governor Pat Quinn
    * Mutual Aid Agreement Protects Region from Aquatic Invaders
    * Council Recruiting for Trade Mission to Mexico
    * Maritime Initiative Picks Up Steam
    * Leadership Summit of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers
    * Council Launches New Website
    * Regional Body and Compact Council to Meet in Albany, New York