With 25 years of global business experience, GlobeTrade Founder Laurel Delaney will speak about export readiness and connect with business owners and company representatives at the Utah Global Forum in September.

As a renowned global business expert and international marketing teacher in the Master of Business Administration program at Loyola University of Chicago, Delaney is an obvious choice to help Utah business owners who are looking to start in the exporting industry, or looking to increase existing exports.

Delaney currently serves as the import and export expert for About.com and is the creator of The Global Small Business Blog, the number-one ranked blog in the world for entrepreneurs and small businesses wanting to go global.

As the author of two books, “Start and Run a Profitable Exporting Business” and “Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably”, Delaney will provide expert insight on expanding your Utah business in a global market.

Delaney is a contributing writer on global small business for American Express OPEN Forum, MasterCard Business Network and Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce Solutions. She has also had many articles published in The Conference Board, The Wall Street Journal, and on the websites of Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fortune Small Business and Small Business Trade.

Any company leader with an intent in growing or starting their company in exporting should attend the Utah Global Forum (UGF), presented by Governor Gary R. Herbert. UGF is Utah’s premiere international event organized to connect Utah business owners with the global market and to showcase what makes Utah great for foreign investors. The event will attract a broad domestic and international business audience and will inspire attendees to start or increase global trade and investment. The forum will be held Sept. 24 in the Salt Palace, Grand Ballroom. To register, visit utahglobalforum.com. Registration is limited and will sell out quickly.