Our team provides specialized international trade, investment and enterprise development services to corporate and government clients seeking global markets for their products and services. Specifically, MAI assists small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), departments of select Fortune 500 firms, government agencies at all levels and international financial institutions design and implement economic growth strategies where core drivers are international trade and investment.
At the SME level, MAI works side-by-side with its clients to ensure measured and successful sales growth. It achieves this through a range of services from market research and entry strategies to qualification, introduction and negotiation with potential partners and customers to finance mobilization and operational start-up assistance. Some clients require our full range of services while others select those addressing their specific growth challenges. Our company has an established reputation for customized, highly effective, hands-on approaches resulting in increased market share and profitability for our clients.
MAI collaborates with its government clients to inform and implement trade, investment and enterprise development policies. Our expertise ranges from cluster development and competitiveness strategies, to export promotion and Foreign Direct Investment attraction to alliance building and firm-level business development assistance.
Founded in 1997, MAI, Inc. is a woman-owned consulting practice headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with partners in Halifax, Nova Scotia (MAI Canada, Inc.) and strategic alliances in 33 countries. The company’s principals and associates offer an average of 20 years of international trade, investment and enterprise growth experience in complementary areas. MAI’s principal consultants are fluent in English, French, Italian, Slovak, Russian and Spanish while our worldwide, in-country strategic partners offer fluency in native languages.