May Newsletter

Pictured: WTC Utah president and CEO Miles Hansen speaking at the 2018 Utah Global Forum.  If you haven’t yet registered for the 13th Annual Utah Economic Summit on May 17, […]

April Newsletter

Pictured: WTC Utah and GOED with Qatari inbound delegation on March 22, 2019. Click here to read more.  If you have been following us through this newsletter, or are involved […]

March Newsletter

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 […]

Newsletter – February 2019

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 […]

Newsletter – January 2019

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 […]

Newsletter – December 5, 2018

  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 […]

Newsletter – November 2, 2018

In early October we conducted a productive trade mission to Shanghai and Beijing, which we have highlighted in the Market Focus section of this newsletter. Now we are looking forward […]

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.

Newsletter – October 9, 2018

President’s Message As I become immersed in the Utah culture of collaboration and cooperation, I am continually impressed by the forward-thinking leadership we have across so many government, business and […]

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.

Newsletter – September 7, 2018

After spending many years surrounded by Beltway partisanship in Washington, D.C., it is refreshing to work in a state with such strong economic fundamentals, innovative capital investments and wise stewardship from stakeholders. I wrote about Utah’s exciting environment in a recent op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune.