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U.S. Ambassador to China Praises Utah’s Efforts to Enhance International Trade Relations

Salt Lake City – While participating in the National Governors Association Summer Meeting held in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad met with WTC Utah as well as local business leaders and legislators with strong ties to China. The luncheon, held Thursday, July 25, provided a forum for the group to discuss the importance of engaging [...]

July 31st, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

July Newsletter

President's Message Pictured: WTC Utah President & CEO Miles Hansen addressing attendees at the Governor's Networking Reception in conjunction with the 2019 Paris Air Show. In June, WTC Utah joined Governor Gary R. Herbert, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, and the Salt Lake Chamber to lead a delegation of [...]

July 3rd, 2019|Categories: News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Trade Mission to Europe Creates Utah Business Opportunities and Connections with Diverse Industries

Gov. Gary R. Herbert led a delegation of 23 Utah businesses and organizations on a trade mission to Switzerland, France and Italy from June 13 to 21, 2019. Throughout the trade mission, Utah delegation members participated in 52 meetings with international companies and organizations to accelerate worldwide growth for Utah companies, forge new relationships with key European business and government leaders and promote Utah as a global hub for trade and investment.  

June 26th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Utah trade delegation travels to Europe for trade mission and Paris Air Show

SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary R. Herbert is leading a business and diplomacy delegation of Utah companies and organizations on a trade mission to Switzerland, France and Italy to boost trade to Utah and promote the state as an attractive destination for foreign investment. With many industries represented in the delegation, specific company and event visits will focus on exploring [...]

June 14th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Utah Medical Company Maxtec Receives National Recognition for International Success

SALT LAKE CITY – On May 23, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce awarded Utah-based medical device company Maxtec with the 2019 President’s “E” Awards in recognition of their organization’s exceptional export growth over the last year along with 48 other U.S. companies. The President’s “E” Award, created in 1961 through an Executive Order by then-President John F. Kennedy, is [...]

June 11th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Commentary: Global connections fuel Utah’s economic growth

By Derek Miller and Miles Hansen | Special to The Tribune Published May 11, 2019   When discussing Utah’s economic present and future, the topic of international trade is paramount. Utah is a global economy. With 95% of the world’s consumers living outside of the United States, engaging internationally isn’t a question of if, but of when and with whom. [...]

May 24th, 2019|Categories: News, Op-Eds|0 Comments

Utah-China Trade and Investment Forum Celebrates History and Creates New Opportunities

SALT LAKE CITY – World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) hosted a delegation of more than 100 high-level Chinese government and business leaders for a trade and investment forum at the Little America Hotel on May 11. The event, coordinated in partnership with the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), facilitated direct engagement between the delegation and Utah’s business and [...]

May 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments