World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) is a licensed and certified member of the World Trade Centers Association headquartered in New York City, a network of 330 WTCs around the world. The mission of WTC Utah is to guide Utah companies into profitable global markets.
Working with various partners, WTC Utah is leveraging the state’s unique cultural, educational, economic and foreign language capabilities to expand the reach of and create new opportunities for Utah’s international business community.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Utah’s 2011 merchandise exports to the world totaled over $19 billion, an increase of 38% over 2010 exports. So far in 2012, export growth continues. With strong support from the primary metals and high tech manufacturing sectors, Utah could potentially reach Governor Herbert’s 5 year goal of doubling exports to $20.6 billion by the end of 2012 (a year early.)
WTC Utah’s signature services include:
Assessment of key challenges companies face while expanding their business globally. After contacting WTC Utah directly or through our online Getting Started form, company representatives will have an in person interview providing advice, referral to educational seminars, key resources and networking opportunities.
Our weekly email newsletter, Global Utah, includes brief international news items relevant to our community as well as a calendar of international events in Utah and beyond. Scan the QR code at right to subscribe via smart phone or tablet.
Education in the form of seminars and workshops on topics of international business development, regional export opportunities, and international diplomacy events involving ambassadors and senior ranking economic development officials from all continents.
Connection through co-hosted events for the international trade community. We offer customized market intelligence reports utilizing two major international databases and well over 5000 international contacts. We also provide access to the global World Trade Centers network around the globe that facilitate international trade and investment.
Our strategic partners include the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, U.S. Commercial Service, Salt Lake Chamber, other chambers of commerce, Utah Technology Council, USTAR and EDCUtah.