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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.

2020

  • Utah Rapid Response Team Assists Small Businesses - 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 ... more

  • Volunteers Help Utah Businesses Navigate Resources - The flood of new programs and resources from D.C. are critical for small business owners to understand, but with the volume and number of changes, that is easier said than done. One volunteer organization in Utah is making a difference for those who need financial assistance t... more

  • International Women's Day 2020 - Utah Highlight - Salt Lake City (March 5, 2020) – Celebrating the economic and social contributions of women on a global scale, the Women's Business Center of Utah and World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah), in partnership with the Emerald Hills Institute, hosted their annual International Women's... more

  • WTC Utah Facilitates Global Expansion Through STEP - WTC Utah is administering STEP Grants to small Utah companies to pursue their international business efforts. STEP is funded in part through a Grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration. SALT LAKE CITY – World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) is seeking companies in the st... more

  • Utah Companies Join World Trade Center at CES 2020 - SALT LAKE CITY (January 14, 2020) – Seven Utah companies and organizations were recruited by World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) to attend CES 2020 in Las Vegas as part of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) Delegate Program from January 7-10. The first mission of its ki... more

2019

  • Rep. Ben McAdams: U.S. Export Finance Agency... - Rep. Ben McAdams: U.S. Export Finance Agency renewal will help keep Utah’s economy humming By Ben McAdams (For the Deseret News) October employment numbers show Utah’s economy still soaring — an unemployment rate of only 2.5%, with 51,200 jobs added since October 20... more

  • SBA awards Utah $500,000 STEP Grant - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that the World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) will receive a $500,000 grant to support export growth among small businesses through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP). This year’s award to WTC Utah is a ... more

  • Trade mission to Asia creates trade opportunities - SALT LAKE CITY – Last week, Gov. Gary R. Herbert led a delegation of 22 Utah businesses and organizations on a trade mission to Japan. Throughout the trade mission, in partnership with World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah), the delegation members participated in more than 60 meet... more

  • Utah Trade Delegation Travels to Asia - Gov. Gary R. Herbert is leading a trade mission to Japan later this week. Representatives from 22 of Utah’s leading companies and organizations will join him. Japan was selected for its vast trade opportunities and stable economy. Organized by World Trade Center Utah and the ... more

  • U.S. Ambassador to China Praises Utah’s Efforts - 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 Thu... more