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World Trade Center Utah is committed to providing timely international and business news, success stories, event and other stories about international business in Utah.

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Meet the World Trade Center Utah Team: Jim Porter, Trade Services Manager

Jim Porter, the Trade Services Manager at World Trade Center Utah, says companies looking to expand their business through exporting will see many benefits such as positive economic growth in their communities and greater resiliency. When companies are ready to learn more, start the process, or expand in their current markets, they will find a strong network ready [...]

September 9th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

World Trade Center Utah Announces Vice President of Growth Services

September 1, 2020 Aaron Starks will be joining the World Trade Center Utah team as the Vice President of Growth Services. WTC Utah leads Utah’s international business development and elevates Utah’s global status to promote prosperity and build economic resilience. As the VP of Growth Services, Starks will work to accelerate the growth of Utah companies by refining, marketing and [...]

September 1st, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

August 2020 Newsletter

President's Message 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 businesses to connect directly with international government and business leaders without leaving their homes – a no-cost [...]

August 13th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 events, we’ve decided to bring them directly to your inbox while we continue to practice social distancing. This month, we are highlighting Nicole Sherwood, Director of Grants and [...]

August 13th, 2020|Categories: Guest Post|0 Comments

Utah Companies Find Success at ISPO Munich, January 2020

Eight local outdoor product companies represented the state of Utah at ISPO Munich 2020 last January. Their hard work resulted in 350 meetings, 50 prospects, and approximately $3.4m in new trade opportunities. Each of the companies has been able to create international connections and partnerships, and those connections have helped them withstand COVID-19 headwinds. Coalatree, Dark Energy, Pivot RnD, UltrAspire, [...]

July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

New Utah Industry Resource Alliance (UIRA) Provides Critical Support and Resources to Help Utah Manufacturers Thrive 

Salt Lake City – The Utah Industry Resource Alliance (UIRA) announces its offcial launch. UIRA provides all Utah manufacturers with a single, expert resource to help them improve their bottom line. UIRA delivers service and outreach to the manufacturing industry in the form of industry-specific training, mentoring and coaching, and becomes a trusted business advisor to its clients.  The manufacturing [...]

June 29th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Utah Rapid Response Team Volunteers Assist Small Businesses With Federal Stimulus Resources

Salt Lake City Utah –  Today the Utah Economic Response Task Force announced that the Rapid Response Team (RRT) had provided one-on-one assistance to more than 2,000 Utah small businesses in their efforts to benefit from federal COVID-19 stimulus programs. With a goal to level the economic dip within the state by helping Utah companies navigate federal resources, the RRT [...]

May 6th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments