News Release
For Immediate Release

August 12, 2014

Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director

GlobeTrade founder to speak on increasing exports at Utah Global Forum
Exporting expert will teach Utah business owners how to reach global customers

Salt Lake City, UTAH — 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 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 Registration is limited and will sell out quickly.


Laurel Delaney, founder, Globe Trade

About the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) charter is based on Governor Gary Herbert’s commitment to economic development statewide. Utah’s economic development vision is that Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business destination. The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state. GOED accomplishes this mission through the administration of programs that are based around targeted industries or “economic clusters” that demonstrate the best potential for development. GOED utilizes state resources and private sector contracts to fulfill its mission.  For more information please contact:  Michael Sullivan, 801-538-8811 or