Trade Mission Form

*Please fill out this form to receive updates and to indicate your interest in the trade mission.


IN PARTNERSHIP WITH


World Trade Center Utah and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development invite Utah companies interested in growing their business in Singapore & Vietnam to join us on this trade mission led by Governor Gary R. Herbert. Take this opportunity to meet and network with business leaders and government officials and find new business opportunities.

 

SINGAPORE & VIETNAM

Discover the opportunities for growth waiting for Utah companies seeking to expand their business in Singapore, ranked #1 in the world for ease of doing business by the World Bank since 2013, and Vietnam, the United States’ fastest growing export marketing in 2015.

Join us as we foster new trade relations with two of the fastest growing trade and technology hubs in the world and gateways to the ASEAN region.
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

Trade Mission Agenda (TENTATIVE): 

  • Monday, August 28th
    • Day in Singapore
  • Tuesday, August 29th
    • Morning in Singapore
    • Afternoon transit to Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Wednesday, August 30th
    • Day in Hanoi
  • Thursday, August 31st
    • Morning in Hanoi
    • Afternoon transit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Friday, September 1st
    • Day in Ho Chi Minh City

PLANNING COMMITTEE

If you have extensive business experience or networks in Singapore and/or Vietnam and would like to assist with the planning process, we invite you to join the planning committee to meet once a month until the trade mission to help make this trade mission as productive for Utah companies as possible!

Please use the link below to tell us more about your experience/connections that you are willing to share to help make this a great trade mission.

 

Planning Committee Form

WTC Utah Contact:

Teren Taniuchi
teren@wtcutah.com
(808)753-3247

STEP Grant Contact:

Ariel Briggs
abriggs@utah.gov
(801)538-8778


GOLD KEY SERVICE

Take advantage of the Gold Key Matching Service offered by the U.S. Commercial Service to find and meet with potential agents, distributors, sales representatives, and business partners.

The Gold Key Matching Services offer:

  • Customized market and industry briefings with trade specialists
  • Timely and relevant market research
  • Appointments with prospective trade partners in key industry sectors
  • Post-meeting debriefing with trade specialists and assistance in developing appropriate follow-up strategies
  • Help with travel, accommodations, interpreter service, and clerical support

STEP GRANT

Qualifying companies may receive funding from the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) for trade mission related expenses including cost of the Gold Key Service. Please contact Ariel Briggs, Director of STEP for more information.