Recognized as Finalist for Diverse Supplier Achievement Award

Posted on: March 13, 2017 | By: PALS | Awards & Recognition

PALS INTERNATIONAL Recognized as Finalist for Diverse Supplier Achievement Award

PALS INTERNATIONAL, a language service company providing cross-cultural and language training, interpretation, and translation services, was named a finalist for the 2017 Diverse Supplier Achievement Award – WBE by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

The award is presented to diverse suppliers who have contributed significantly to Blue Cross’ corporate goals and objectives. PALS INTERNATIONAL earned this recognition by providing translation services in support of Blue Cross projects.

“I am pleased and honored to be recognized as one of the finalists for this award. We are very proud of our 6 year history working with Blue Cross and of the positive impact they’ve had on the City of Detroit,” said Brenda Arbeláez, President & Founder, of PALS INTERNATIONAL.


Founded in 1983 by Brenda Arbeláez, PALS INTERNATIONAL assists companies in acquiring the tools necessary to be successful in the international marketplace by providing language trainingcross-cultural training programs, business consulting, translation, and interpretation. Under her leadership, PALS INTERNATIONAL has been bringing people together through languages and cultures.

PALS INTERNATIONAL is Certified by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) since 1987, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBEN) as well as the SBA 8(a) certification. PALS is also affiliated with the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MHCC) and German American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan (GACCOM).

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