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Salt Lake Valley by Adam Barker Utah International Trade
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  • Date: May 28, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 am
  • Venue: State Office Building
  • Address: 350 N State Street
    Salt Lake CIty,
    Utah 84111

Become streetwise about business in China. Experts and experienced business professionals will address trends, business opportunities, and challenges for companies in one of the world’s fastest-growing markets. 

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development invites Utah-based companies interested in growing their business in China to attend the China Business Symposium. Join us at this free event for an informative overview and panel discussion on how to navigate this important market.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: 1st Floor Auditorium, State Office Building (Building North of the Capitol), Utah State Capitol Complex


Craig Allen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asiacraig allen

Mr. Allen has worked for the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration since 1985. He entered government as a Presidential Management Intern and, in this capacity, rotated through the four branches of the ITA. From 1986 to 1988, he worked as an International Economist in the ITA China Office.

In total, Craig has lived in Asia for 27 years, including 16 years in Japan and approximately 11 years in China or Taiwan. He has visited every country in Asia with the exception of Laos, North Korea and Bhutan.

Panel of Experts: Discussion by key companies to include successful business strategies and best practices.

Closing Remarks by  Governor Gary R. Herbert



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Parking: A handicapped access ramp is located  to the right of the east Capitol steps. Parking is available in the public lots located on the east side of the Senate Building. Parking is also allowed along the streets around the perimeter of the Capitol unless otherwise stated by signs.



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