How to Become a “Bridge”

Qualifications To Become a Network Affiliate or “Bridge”: To qualify to become a Network Affiliate or “Bridge”, an international oriented entity or individual must meet and maintain the following minimum qualifications:

  • The Affiliate Bridge must be owned, managed and operated by an individual or group with language fluency and a minimum 10 years on-the-ground and/or “in-house business experience” in the Country and/or Industry represented by the Bridge.
  • A Country Specific Bridge must maintain or have demonstrable, reliable access to an on-the-ground office in the specific Country represented.
  • The Affiliate Bridge must demonstrate that it has access to reliable, experienced and reputable International Business Experts who can provide the core competencies specific to the Country or Industry represented and essential to succeed in the global marketplace generally.
  • Each Affiliate Bridge must maintain a presence in an ancillary office and conference room within the International Centre at Suite 103, 3135 S. State Street, Waterworks Plaza, Ann Arbor, MI 48108.