June 30, 2011 11:25 ET Parent HCI Group, Ltd. Launches, a New Global Business Education Platform

Offers Access to One FREE Global Business On-Demand Seminar for Completing Online Survey

TROY, MI--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2011) - parent company HCI Group, Ltd. today announced the launch of a new global business education platform for companies and business schools. The portal offers international business tools to help business succeed in international markets. Key to the portals' product line is a vast and growing library of 50 global business online seminars.

" is changing the way business management and business school students learn about succeeding in global markets. The lack of existing tools is providing an opportunity for the brand, leading to the largest library of 'live' and recorded online seminars on global business," states Ron Hesse, Chairman and CEO of parent HCI Group, Ltd. and Publisher of " takes advantage of two market forces: the tremendous growth and efficiencies of online education and the on-going globalization of business."

The current list of 50 titles allows both business management and business school students to learn from the world's leading experts on a variety of international business subjects. Live Online Seminars allow them to attend and learn, and then ask questions directly to the global expert, while On-Demand Seminars allow them to access a vast library of recorded seminars at anytime, from anywhere in the world, all via the Internet. is offering access to one free On-Demand Seminar to visitors who participate in the Company's online survey. To participate, simply visit

Post-online seminar research has shown:

  • 94% of attendees rate seminars "excellent" or "very good"
  • 95% of attendees state they'll recommend attending seminar to colleagues
  • 99% of attendees state they'll attend future seminars

A complete agenda, registration for these events, Speakers' Bios, a complete list of upcoming Live Online Seminars and a list of all recorded On-Demand Seminars, are available at sister site Additional global business topics are continuously added to the schedule. The Company's past Online Seminars have been attended by executives from over 25 countries, thereby making these truly global events.

About HCI Group, Ltd. and
HCI Group, Ltd. founded and manages both and portals. provides information and resources to automotive executives responsible for their company's international development and operations, and helps them with doing business in the global marketplace. Monthly eJournals provide targeted information and insight on doing business in international automotive markets; Conferences, Online Seminars, and On-Demand Seminars provide valuable learning opportunities; and Solutions provide effective international answers to suppliers' global business and operational needs. The Company's eJournals, including CHINAtalk, ASIAtalk, EUROtalk, AMERItalk, LATINtalk and GLOBALtalk HR editions, now reach over 25,000 automotive supplier subscribers worldwide.

Contact Information

  • Media contact:
    Ron Hesse
    Chairman & CEO
    HCI Group, Ltd.
    Email Contact
    Tel: +1.248.687.1060
    Fax: +1.248.927.0347
    HCI Group, Ltd.
    101 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 1400
    Troy, MI 48084