Israel and Jordan

WTC Utah

Commercial Services

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World Trade Center Utah and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development invite Utah companies interested in growing their business in Israel and Jordan to join us on this trade mission led by Governor Gary R. Herbert. Meet and network with business leaders and government officials and find new opportunities for growth in the Middle East.

As part of this trade mission, participants will have opportunities to:

  • Receive market specific business briefings and seminars by in-country experts and the U.S. Commercial Service
  • Attend VIP receptions for business leaders, elected officials, and other invitees
  • Participate in site visits
  • Participate in pre-arranged and customized B2B meetings

WTC Utah Contact:

Meg Garfield mgarfield@wtcutah.com (801) 867-4700

U.S. Commercial Service (Gold Key) Contact:

Shelby Peterson Shelby.Peterson@trade.gov (801) 524-3091


Tentative Trade Mission Agenda

Friday,
October 20
Saturday,
October 21
Sunday,
October 22
Monday,
October 23
Tuesday,
October 24
Wednesday,
October 25
Thursday,
October 26
Friday,
October 27
Travel to Jordan Travel to Jordan Start of Trade Mission Jordan and transit to Israel Israel Israel Israel/Last Trade Misison Event End of Trade Mission

KEY DEADLINES

  • The deadline to reserve your hotels at the WTC Utah group rate in Jordan and Israel is Friday, September 15.
  • In the coming weeks, you will receive an invoice for the remaining participation fee balance for the trade mission. Your initial $500 deposit will be applied toward the total participate fee.

TRADE MISSION SCHEDULE

Trade mission participants are responsible for booking their own flights and accommodations.  In doing so please note the following schedule:

  • Sunday, October 22: Trade mission meetings will start in Amman, Jordan (morning)
  • Monday, October 23: Transportation/transit provided to Tel Aviv, Israel (afternoon)
  • Wednesday, October 25: Transportation/transit provided to Jerusalem, Israel (afternoon)
  • Thursday, October 26: Trade mission concludes (evening)

Participants wishing to arrive earlier and/or depart later can book their flights and hotels according to their preferred schedule.

HOTEL INFORMATION

The deadline for reserving your hotels in Jordan/Israel has been extended to Friday, September 15.  The group rates will expire after Friday, September 15, after which we cannot guarantee room availability at that price. Please note that there is limited room availability. Participants may book rooms at the hotel of their choosing, but will be responsible for any additional transportation required outside of the in-country group transportation departing/arriving at the main hotel. Some briefings and receptions will take place at the recommended hotels.

Jordan (October 21-23)

WTC Utah’s recommended hotel is the Four Seasons in Amman, Jordan.

To reserve your room, please complete the following:

1. Download and fill out the reservation form here: http://wtcutah.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Utah-Revised-Reservation-Form.pdf
2. For the best security of sensitive information, fax forms to 00 962 6 550 5070. Alternatively, you can email your form to reservations.amm@fourseasons.com.

Israel 

We will be staying at the following hotels in Israel.

TEL AVIV (October 23-25): The recommended hotel is the InterContinental David Tel Aviv. Please click here to make your reservation. Please note IATA# 99801505 and Group Code CVD to ensure you are receiving the group rate.

JERUSALEM (October 25-26, rooms can be reserved through October 29 if you choose): The recommended hotel is the David Citadel. To reserve your room, please follow these steps:

1. Click this link: http://www.thedavidcitadel.com/
2. Select your Check In and Check Out dates and click “Book Now”.
3. After the initial search type in the ‘promo code field’ the following code: UTAH17. (Please note that without the promo code you may receive a “no rooms available” message. Be sure to insert the code to display rooms.)

FLIGHTS

Trade mission participants are responsible for booking their own flights. Please note that the trade mission begins early morning on Sunday, October 22 in Amman and ends on the evening of Thursday, October 26 in Jerusalem.

TRADE MISSION REGISTRATION

In addition to booking your flights and hotels, please make sure you have registered for the trade mission and paid your initial deposit fee here. This is necessary for inclusion in our official trade mission participation journal. 

PARTICIPATION FEE

A trade mission fee will be assessed for each individual who attends the trade mission. This fee, which is a flat rate, covers the cost of some group meals, some group ground transportation, room reservations for briefings, trade mission participant journals, trade mission marketing collateral and networking receptions hosted by the State of Utah. Trade mission participants will be responsible for the cost of their own flights, lodging, and most meals and other incidental expenses.

Your final participation fee will be a flat rate based on what portions (cities) of the trade mission you registered to attend. Please note that the actual participation fee amount will depend on the total number of participants on the trade mission and the final costs of the various activities/services provided. Your initial $500 deposit will be applied to your participation fee. In the coming weeks, you will receive an invoice for the remaining participation fee balance for the trade mission.