Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is seen in an Aug. 29, 2007 photo in Lansing, Mich. Bernero said Monday, Dec. 21, 2009 he plans to create an exploratory committee as he considers challenging Lt. Gov. John Cherry and others for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination next year. The former state lawmaker will file paperwork this week and plans to decide whether to enter the race early next year. (AP Photo/Lansing State Journal, Rod Sanford)
The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), an economic development group, as well as Mayor Virg Bernero has arrived in Turkey for the week to facilitate trade and strategic business alliances between the country and the Lansing region.
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero will be speaking to ceremony attendees during the trip.
He will represent the Lansing region in Turkey on a panel “Trends in Regional Government and Industry Partnerships” at the “Turkey-Michigan Forum: Trends in Research and Development with Industry” conference.