Category: Press Releases

Utah Global Forum Announces Keynote Speaker Ben Stein

Salt Lake City – Ben Stein, known for his economic lessons on and off-screen, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Utah Global Forum hosted by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. The event, which is a joint effort between World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah), the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Salt Lake Chamber, will take place on Nov. 8 at the Grand America Hotel.

Utah Businesses Tentatively Optimistic After New NAFTA Revision

On September 30th, the U.S., Canada and Mexico finalized a long-awaited trade deal that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Assuming it is approved by the legislatures in the three countries, the new deal—called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—will govern trade in North America beginning in 2020.

WTC Utah Announces New President & CEO

World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) announced Miles Hansen as the new President and CEO of WTC Utah. Hansen replaces Derek B. Miller who left to become the President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance.

STEP Grant Now Accepting Applications

The application period for the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant is open now through Oct. 31. The program is managed by World Trade Center Utah and funded in part through a grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration.