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AEG Consultants to Headline at Turkey-Michigan Forum

June 4, 2012

Istanbul, Turkey. – Anderson Economic Group, LLC, is pleased to be participating in the Turkey-Michigan forum taking place in Istanbul from June 3-6, 2012. The forum is intended to connect Michigan and Turkish colleges and universities while addressing issues of engineering, agriculture, water, and energy security in order to help establish and increase mutually beneficial partnerships. Patrick L. Anderson and Ilhan K. Geckil will both be speaking at the conference and are glad to support such a great event.

“This conference will provide tremendous potential for connections between private-sector businesses in Turkey and Michigan. These connections will support the research and development work of the higher education institutions involved, as well as foster opportunities for job creation and economic development” said Patrick Anderson.

“I am proud to support what I am sure will be a productive and meaningful event in Turkey. Michigan and Turkey are both places that I call home; both are rich with great economic assets and this event will provide connections and the opportunities to build on those” said Ilhan Geckil.

Anderson Economic Group reports discussed at the conference include the annual report for Michigan’s University Research Corridor (released on May 30), The Cost of Aquatic Invasive Species to Great Lakes States, prepared for The Nature Conservancy (released on May 31), and Automation Alley’s Technology Industry Report: 2011 Edition.

The Turkey-Michigan Forum is hosted by the Prima Civitas Foundation (PCF), the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the International Business Center of the Michigan State University Broad College of Business, the Turkish Resource Center of North America (TRCNA), the Office of the Commercial Attaché – Consulate General of Turkey in Chicago, the Turkish Exporters’ Association, the Turkish American Businessmen Association (TABA), and the Honorary Consul General for the Republic of Turkey – Detroit. The Turkey-Michigan Forum is sponsored by TGRT Haber.

Anderson Economic Group was formed in 1996, and has offices in Chicago and East Lansing. The firm provides consulting services in economics, business valuation, public policy and market analysis.  For more information, visit

CONTACT: Tyler Marie Theile, Anderson Economic Group, LLC, (517) 333-6984