Ben Dansker, a business consultant in Israel for small to mid-size organizations, discusses how entrepreneurship, venture capital, research and development and an educated workforce as well as government, industry and university collaboration have put Israel in the global economic spot light. Ben helps organizations capitalize on opportunities created by these trends. Gain insight into: Opportunities in various markets and sectors; The potential in Israel and the region for US manufacturers; Qualifying and developing partners for success; The analysis of local markets for launching businesses; Qualifying potential distributors or importers; Logistical and administrative aspects of doing business in Israel and the region. Israel has opened its doors to the global market and saavy organizations are entering. To help them optimize their potential in Israel and elsewhere in the region, Ben applies his knowledge of US and middle Eastern business and contacts to enable them to succeed.