Upcoming Export Events

May 12, 14th Annual Zions Bank Trade & Business Conference

Discover how worldwide economic trends, global risk and Pan-European events impact commerce across the globe—including your business. Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Sir John Major to keynote.

Date:
May 12, 8:30am- 1:30pm
Location:
Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah
Registration:
$35/person, click here for details.

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May 13- International Trade Finance Business Briefing with the Export-Import Bank of the United States

The Salt Lake Community College Global Business Center and the U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center invite you to attend an Export – Import Bank of the United States International Trade Finance Business Briefing.

Where:
Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus, 9750 South 300 West, Sandy, Utah, Miller Corporate Partnership Center building (MCPC room # 333)
When:
Wednesday, May 13, 8:30- 10:00 AM (followed by one-on-one appointments with the speaker 10:00 - 11:30 AM) 

Paul Duncan, Senior Export Finance Manager, EX-IM Bank, Irvine, CA, will brief attendees on: "Increasing your export sales is as easy as….1-2-3", and will focus on: how you can use the U.S. Government to increase your export sales; how to extend credit to your international buyers, protect against nonpayment and free up credit for other business, and how to obtain working capital loans with U.S. Government backing to help fulfill export contracts. 

There is no charge for this event but if you would like to attend Please RSVP by email: stan.rees@slcc.edu  or by calling the Miller Global Business Center at (801) 957-5336.  One-on-One appointments are available after the presentation.  Please call (801) 957-5556 or email: stan.rees@slcc.edu to schedule an appointment.

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June 2-7, US Outdoor Lifestyle China Roadshow in Beijing and Chengdu

The emergence of the middle class in China has given way to a new generation of leisure and adventure travelers. This trend is driving strong demand for high quality outdoor lifestyle products made/designed in the U.S. The US Outdoor Lifestyle Roadshow to Beijing and Chengdu, June 2-7, 2015, will provide participating US companies the opportunity to gather market intelligence on outdoor retail models in China, including e-commerce and specialty retail; connect with Chinese outdoor products industry leaders, distributors and retailers; and showcase their products at a unique consumer expo in Chengdu, a leading geographic area for outdoor recreation and home to China's only national park.

For program registration information and itinerary click
here.

For questions and registration, contact Jennifer Woods (503-326-5290) or Dave Fiscus (801-255-1873).

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Upcoming Industry & Market Webinars

April 30, EXPORT UNIVERSITY eCommerce Webinar Series: ROI on Website Translation and Your Overseas Sales

11AM MDT

To register, please go to https://www.regonline.com/exportuniversityecommercewebinarseriesroionwebsite
Cost: $25

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Management and sales personnel wishing to understand the value and utility of translated website content in attracting and keeping foreign clients and market shares as a part of a successful eCommerce strategy.

ROI on Website Translation is part of a webinar series on eCommerce strategies for management and sales on how to maximize your return on investment (ROI) from overseas sales through the deployment of translation strategies to your website, and is designed to help you realize the importance and value of your translated web content.

Presentation topics from Doug Freeman (Sovee.com) will Include: the return on investment when translating your website globally; breakthrough translation technologies that are changing the eCommerce industry forever; current translation industry service options available to small and medium-sized businesses; and a practical guide to moving your business’ eCommerce translation strategy forward.

U.S & Foreign Commercial Services offices worldwide regularly organize educational webinars for U.S. exporters.

For details and registration, click here.


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Utah Export News

Export West: How Intermountain West Metros Can Lead National Export Growth and Boost Competitiveness- Brookings Institution Report

Export West: Utah is the Place! - The New Republic

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*For a calendar of upcoming international related events, please see the World Trade Center Utah's community event calendar:  http://www.wtcut.com/calendar.php.




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