Professional Relations, Inc, (IPR) and
Living Abroad LLC are pleased to announce an
alliance to expand the US City profiles that
are currently offered by Living Abroad
online from 32 to 70 cities.
In its quest for up-to-date information,
Living Abroad uses Global Editorial Partners
(GEPs), who are located around the world to
keep them updated on relevant facts. IPR is
the ìGEPî for Living Abroadís US City
information designed for in-bound
Michael Cadden, Managing Director of
Operations for Living Abroad LLC and Dottie
Byers, Managing Director of IPR have
collaborated on this project to enhance the
Living Abroad offerings and to share the
Living Abroad data with IPR Clients.
The upgrade is expected to be completed
by the fourth quarter of 2006.
IPR is a dynamic, woman-owned Cross
Cultural Consulting firm, dedicated to
assisting global clients with Cross Cultural
Training, Destination Services and Global
Coaching. IPRís strategically located
Local Area Consultants will be assisting
with the research and data to be included in
the additional cities.
Living Abroad LLC is a comprehensive
online location guide for countries
worldwide, and major international and US
cities. Founded in 1990 as a premier
provider of country information for
international assignees and business
travelers; Living Abroad provides
comprehensive, quality and up-to-date,
online country information, resources and
tools at the best competitive value.
Who We Are
IPR provides training, coaching and destination
services to corporate clients in support of their global operations.
Since its inception in 1988, IPR has prepared
thousands of employees for participation on intercultural teams and for international assignment.
With specialist consultants located in
more than 80 countries in North America, Asia,
Europe and Latin America we are positioned to provide support in
navigating the complexities of global operations where you need it, when you need it.
Reflecting the diversity of languages spoken in the workplace, in
countries our services are available in languages other than English.
All services are
tailored to the unique needs of each
client. Our Cross Cultural Training
Programs are designed and staffed for the
specific needs of each participant. Our
Personalized Assistance Services are as
diverse as each client. Our Global Coaching
is the ultimate in customized and
personalized support. At IPR, there are no
two clients who are alike, and there are no
two services that are identical!
Philadelphia, PA - July 30, 2009 - International Professional Relations, Inc. (IPR), a business specializing in cross cultural consulting and global relocation, received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise Council of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
WBENC's national standard of certification implemented by the Women's Business Enterprise Council of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.
The Global Corporation
In today's global economy, it takes international savvy to
be successful. There are two ways to gain that edge: trial and error over an
extended period of time, or taking advantage of someone else's hard-won experience.
The trial-and-error approach costs time, corporate reputation, business and
money--lots and lots of money.
So, smart global corporations are zipping right past the competition and gaining
the knowledge and intercultural skills they need before heading overseas to do
business. How? By taking the second approach and benefiting from expert
At IPR, we bring those international experts to you. We scour the world for
the right people and the best fit for your company's cross cultural training
Over the past decade, we have developed an impressive cadre of talent and
expertise. Each trainer is an expert in his or her field. These men and women
have trained over a thousand employees and their families to successfully
negotiate the social and business culture of their destination country.Join us by navigating through our programs and services and see how IPR
can help improve your company's global edge.