Welcome! Congratulations on your decision to attend a Governor’s trade mission to Singapore and Vietnam hosted by World Trade Center Utah and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

To ensure you have everything you need to attend this trade mission, please review and be sure to complete the checklist below. Flights and accommodations fill up quickly, so we recommend you begin making travel arrangements as soon as possible.

Download a printable checklist. 


Complete the trade mission registration no later than Tuesday July 11, 2017. To register visit: wtcutah.com/singapore-vietnam-2017/application

  • When filling out the registration, please make sure you have read over the first page of the registration to ensure you provide the type of information we are looking for
  • You can always save and resume your registration at a later date should you need to look up information.
  • You will automatically receive a confirmation email with a copy of your registration upon submission.

Pay the $500 non-refundable deposit fee to reserve your spot on the trade mission, which is due no later than Tuesday, July 11, 2017. The deposit fee will go towards the total participation fee and is used to cover trade mission costs pertaining to the participant, such as receptions and select transport.

  • You will receive an invoice via email within two business days that includes an option to pay online.
  • You may also pay by mail via check. Please be sure to mail the check to the following address:

Attn: Marcie Wallace
World Trade Center Utah
60 E. South Temple, #300
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

  • For questions on payment, please contact WTC Utah Office Manager Marcie Wallace at mwallace@wtcutah.com or call us at (801) 532-8080.

If interested in applying for STEP funding, be sure to fill out the separate STEP matching grant application no later than July 11. To apply click here: https://www.tfaforms.com/414989

  • Please note you will be notified of your STEP funding status by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development

To attend the Vietnam portion of the trade mission, you must apply for a VISA ASAP.  To apply, follow these steps:

1. Go to this link: http://vietnamconsulate-sf.org/en/2017/05/11/visa to apply.

2. When filling out the form please answer the following questions accordingly:

  • 9. Purpose of visit: Business
  • 10. Name, address of your contact (organization or individual) in Vietnam:
      • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
      • No.1 Ton That Dam
      Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 11. Proposed date of entry and exit from Vietnam: August 29, 2017 – September 3, 2017
  • 12. Number of entries: single
 3. Write a check or cashiers check of $70 for VISA fee.  You can also call Mr. Tran 415-922-1707 , ext 101. and pay by phone.
3.  Put everything (application form, 2 photos, copy of passport, check, and self stamped return envelope) in to an envelope and mail to:
VISA SECTION
CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN SAN FRANCISCO, US
1700 California Street, Suite 580 San Francisco, CA 94109
4. If you need assistance in filling out your visa application, please refer to this sample form here.

Each participant is responsible for completing the necessary forms and checking the application status of their VISA.

Ensure that your passport is up to date.

Book your flights.

  • Note: Transportation to/from hotel will not be included if you travel using alternative flights.
  • WTC Utah recommends the following flights, although participants are welcome to alternative travel as needed. We strongly suggest for in-country flights to use Vietnam Air and not Vietjet.
    • International flights (Delta):
      • DELTA: SLC>SIN   Fri. 25 August 11:10 a.m. > Sun 27 August 12:10 a.m.   (DL 664, DL 167)
      • DELTA: SGN>SLC (Return flight from Ho Chi Minh City)  Sun 3 September 6:10 a.m.> Sun 3 September 2:07 p.m.   (VN 302, DL 166, DL 1838)
    • In-country flights (Vietnam Airlines):
      • SIN>HAN   Tues 29 Aug 13:05 > Tues 29 Aug 15:25   (VN 662)
      • HAN>SGN  Thurs. 31 Aug 14:00 > Thurs. 31 Aug 16:10  (VN 239)

Book your hotel. WTC Utah recommends the following hotels and has secured group rates for select recommended hotels (must book by July 27). Please note that some briefings and receptions will take place at the recommended hotels.

 

    • Check-in – Monday, August 28; Check-out – Tuesday, August 29
          • Singapore: Ritz-Carlton Singapore. To book a Deluxe Kallang room click here.

        or for the club premier suite

      click here

        .

for group pricing.

  • Check-in – Tuesday, August 29; Check-out – Thursday, August 31
  • Check-in – Thursday, August 31; Check-out – Friday, September 1 (or September 2 if doing cultural add on day)

Email your flight and accommodation confirmation to WTC Utah Events Manager Meg Garfield at mgarfield@wtcutah.com.

Attend pre-trade mission orientation at TBD date and bring copy of your passport.

Pay remaining participation fee amount by July 27, 2017. Invoice and final cost to follow.

Leave Salt Lake on Friday, August 25 to arrive in Singapore on Sunday, August 27. Return to Salt Lake City on Sunday, September 3.