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The mission of World Trade Center Utah is to promote prosperity across the state by attracting investment and increasing exports. WTC Utah accomplishes this mission through three key objectives. First is to help Utah companies add customers, increase revenue and create jobs by selling internationally. Second is to promote Utah as a premier destination for foreign investment to fuel economic growth and to create jobs. Third is to expand Utah’s global position by hosting foreign dignitaries and leading Utah delegations abroad.

2019

  • WTC Utah Helps Women Achieve Int. Economic Success - 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 Foxle... more

2018

  • UAE Diplomats Explore Opportunities in Utah - World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) and the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) hosted Mr. Saud Al Nowais, commercial counselor for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United States of America, and Jonathan Garon, director of commercial affairs for the Trade... more

  • UAE Diplomats Explore Opportunities in Utah - World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) and the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) hosted Mr. Saud Al Nowais, commercial counselor for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United States of America, and Jonathan Garon, director of commercial affairs for the Trade... more

2017

  • WTC Utah Awards 38 STEP Grants to Utah Companies - World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) recently awarded funding to 38 Utah companies as part of the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP). STEP is managed by WTC Utah and funded in part through a grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration. “The STEP Grant received a record... more

  • WTC Utah Presents 4th Annual Utah Global Forum - More than 400 Utah business leaders gathered at the Grand America Hotel on Oct. 17 for the fourth annual Utah Global Forum. The theme of the event was “Prosperity Through Diversity.” “When it comes to international relationships, Utah’s compassionate and welcoming culture set... more

  • WTC Utah Launches 25k Jobs Tour with Lt. Gov. - Utah is consistently recognized as one of the top economies in the nation, but not all of the state’s communities are full participants in this economic success. Counties located off the Wasatch Front are experiencing some challenges. Governor Gary R. Herbert recognized the ... more

  • WTC Utah Awards First Round of Export Grants - World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) awarded more than $70,000 in grants to Utah companies at Salt Lake County’s Metro Solutions event on June 8 to help offset the costs associated with global expansion. “We were thrilled to see the number of quality applicants that applied fo... more

  • Official Int'l Business Promotion Organization - SALT LAKE CITY, UT, USA - The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has contracted with World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) to oversee the state’s international business promotion activities. “This formal, contracted partnership will leverage WTC Utah’s public-pri... more

  • CEO of WTC Utah Honored with CEO of the Year Award - SALT LAKE CITY, UT, USA - Utah Business presented World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) President and CEO Derek B. Miller with a CEO of the Year Award March 16 at a ceremony held at the Grand America Hotel.   â€śI have always been interested in international development,... more

2016

  • Gov. Announces Port Committee at Utah Global Forum - SALT LAKE CITY, UT, USA - This week World Trade Center Utah, in partnership with the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development and the Salt Lake Chamber, hosted the third annual Utah Global Forum. This premier international business event was attended by more than 450 mem... more