Last month, World Trade Center Utah’s Executive Committee voted unanimously to elect Ambassador Jon Huntsman as the Chair of World Trade Center Utah. It was an easy decision, and one […]


We have faced many unprecedented challenges this year, but Utah companies have persevered by implementing innovative solutions. It has been exciting to see the hundreds of Utah companies that have […]

Board Member Highlight: Val Hale, GOED

Val Hale, the outgoing executive director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and World Trade Center Utah board member, sat down (virtually) with our Marketing and Communications […]


With a full-time team of eight, the only way World Trade Center Utah is able to carry out its mission is to work side-by-side with strong partners across the state […]

October 2020 Newsletter

Record-High ($641,000) SBA STEP Grant Awarded to Utah to Accelerate International Growth for Utah Businesses Just last week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that World Trade Center Utah […]

September 2020 Newsletter

Screenshot from a recent WTC Utah Board Meeting in which members joined online and in-person adhering to health guidelines.  This month, we are excited to welcome the newest member of […]

August 2020 Newsletter

Connecting Utah companies to opportunities abroad has been crucial in supporting Utah’s business community in 2020. Although traveling abroad is currently not an option, our Virtual Trade Missions allow Utah […]

Interview With Nicole Sherwood

Meet the World Trade Center Utah Team: Nicole Sherwood, Director of Grants and Operations/ STEP Project Director While you’d usually see our team out-and-about during our educational seminars and diplomatic […]

July 2020 Newsletter

Take the Stay Safe to Stay Open Pledge WTC Utah invites you to join us in taking the Stay Safe to Stay Open pledge. We applaud Utah’s business community for […]

June 2020 Newsletter

As a result of Utah’s early efforts to both crush the curve and flatten the economic dip, Utah has earned national recognition for the manner in which we have navigated […]

May 2020 Newsletter

Pictured: WTC Utah president & CEO Miles Hansen presenting at WTC Utah’s Virtual Trade Mission with the United Arab Emirates. April 27, 2020. As Utah moves from the urgent to […]

April 2020 Newsletter

Pictured: WTC Utah president & CEO Miles Hansen speaking at a diplomatic visit from the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States Reema Bandar Al-Saud hosted by WTC Utah. March […]

March 2020 Newsletter

Pictured: WTC Utah president & CEO Miles Hansen speaking at the 2020 International Woman’s Day Celebration on March 5, 2020. Click here to read more.  As you prospect for international […]