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Join World Trade Center Utah on January 24 at the Sorenson Impact Center’s Winter Innovation Summit for our inaugural Utah Export Acceleration Grant Pitch Competition!

Seven of our top 2017 Export Acceleration Grant recipients will compete for the chance to receive $15,000 (first place), $10,000 (second place) or $5,000 (third place).

This competition will bring together some of the top up-and-coming small businesses in Utah looking to sell their products in international markets. Competitors will have the chance to pitch their ideas to some of the state’s most experienced international and business leaders.

The competition and Utah Export Acceleration Grant is sponsored by JPMorgan & Chase Co.

What: Utah Export Acceleration Grant Pitch Competition
sponsored by JP Morgan
When: Wednesday, January 24, 1:30-3 p.m.
Where: Winter Innovation Summit
University of Utah Guesthouse Ballroom
110 Fort Douglas Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

This free event is open to the public! It is a great opportunity for Utah businesses to learn more about developing their international business goals and strategies, exporting their products and services and utilizing grants and other resources available at WTC Utah.

In addition to the prize package awarded to the winning grant recipient, small bites will be provided for those in attendance. Plus, WTC Utah and JPMorgan & Chase Co. will be announcing details on grants designed to help more Utah businesses go global in 2018!

This break out session of the Sorenson Impact Center’s Winter Innovation Summit is free and open to the public to attend. To register for the Winter Innovation Summit, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-winter-innovation-summit-registration-38672112329.

Pitch Competition Judges
Lew Cramer – CEO, CBC Advisors
Beth Colosimo – Executive Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses & Business Development Resources at Salt Lake Community College
Darin Parker – General Manager, PMI Foods
Chance Murray – Senior Associate, Sorenson Impact Center

For questions about the event, please contact WTC Utah Grants Manager Nicole Sherwood at nsherwood@wtcutah.com.