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World Trade Center Utah Partners with Local Resources to Help Women Achieve Economic Success Internationally
World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) co-hosted an International Women’s Day Celebration on March 8 in cooperation with the Women’s Business Center of Utah (WBCUtah) and the Salt Lake Chamber. The celebration, moderated by EDCUtah president and WTC Utah board member Theresa Foxley, featured a panel of internationally successful women who all shared their experiences and insights as well as [...]
President's Message Pictured: Consul General of Italy Lorenzo Ortona with WTC Utah president and CEO Miles Hansen at a diplomatic luncheon hosted by WTC Utah and GOED. To learn more about opportunities with Italy, read the Market Highlight section below. As Spring begins, high school students all over Utah will be receiving acceptance [...]
The Silicon Slopes Tech Summit that spanned from Jan. 31 - Feb. 1 in Salt Lake City brought over 20,000 attendees in celebration of a historic year for Utah’s tech industry. The milestone is a continuation of innovative leaps Utah has taken in just the past few years. Beyond exciting capital advancements, these leaps have meant expansion into international markets. [...]
Salt Lake City-based Maxtec LLC, a leader in oxygen analysis and delivery products for more than 15 years, joined World Trade Center Utah in November for the MEDICA Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector and has dominated the market for more than four decades. The latest fair attracted more than 5,100 exhibitors [...]
President's Message WTC Utah president and CEO Miles Hansen presenting at the Taking Utah Tech to the World seminar on Jan. 8, 2019. When it comes to promoting the state’s best business and investment opportunities to the world, World Trade Center Utah proudly leads the way. But we recognize that [...]
President's Message Pictured: Miles Hansen, president and CEO of WTC Utah, and Saud Al Nowais, commercial counselor for the UAE to the U.S. President’s Message Last August in this column I shared some thoughts on how we might enhance Utah’s ecosystem for international trade. At that time, I expressed my ambition [...]
Serving as the gateway to the Middle East, the UAE purchased more than $20 billion in imports last year from the United States. Hoping to diversify their economy and, particularly, trade and investment in the United States, the UAE diplomats visited Utah to identify potential investment and partnership opportunities.
President's Message Recognized as the nation’s best state for doing business, Utah is enjoying new prosperity and diversity. While the state has been busy working hard for that honor, World Trade Center Utah has been supporting these efforts by focusing on promoting exports, attracting foreign investment and enhancing Utah’s status [...]
World Trade Center Utah Awards Grants to 10 Utah Companies to Help Export and Expand Internationally
SALT LAKE CITY – World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) recently awarded funding to 10 Utah companies as part of the Utah Export Acceleration Grant (EAG). Created to help small and medium-sized businesses actualize their international business goals, the EAG is administered by WTC Utah and made possible through a generous contribution by JPMorgan Chase & Co. “JPMorgan Chase & [...]
Presented by Gov. Gary R. Herbert, the annual Utah Global Forum on Nov. 8, 2018, convened national experts, diplomats from Utah’s largest international trade markets and more than 400 Utah business leaders to discuss the opportunities and challenges for Utah to increase its global trade and investment.