The Gold Key Service through U.S. Commercial Service provides Utah companies traveling as part of the state’s trade mission to Mexico with pre-screened appointments to establish relationships with potential overseas agents, distributors, sales representatives, business partners and other local entities in-country.


You must be an export-ready U.S. company seeking to export goods or services of U.S. origin or that have at least 51% U.S. content to utilize this service.


The fee for a Gold Key Service is $950 for up to five meetings for small companies. Additional meetings can be provided for an additional $350 per meeting.

The fee includes:

  • Pre-trip debriefings with U.S. Commercial Service trade specialists
    Customized market and industry briefings
  • Appointments with prospective trade partners in key industry sectors
  • Post-meeting debriefing with trade specialists and assistance in developing appropriate follow-up strategies

The fee for the service does not include other direct costs not included in the service description, such as translation, transportation, use of contractors, catering and venue rental.


To apply for Gold Key Service, you must complete the company profile form no later than January 31, 2018. To complete the form, click here.


WTC Utah Contact:

Meg Garfield (801) 867-4700

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

Shelby Peterson (801) 524-3091