Call For Nominations: Utah County Companies Succeeding in International Business

Contact:

Jessica Nield

Communications Director

World Trade Center Utah

(801) 814-3491

jnield@wtcutah.com

Call For Nominations: Utah County Companies Succeeding in International Business

SALT LAKE CITY – In anticipation of the upcoming Utah County International Business Forum, World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) is requesting nominations for the Champion for International Business Award and for the Vanguard in International Business Award. These awards recognize companies and individuals who are strengthening Utah’s economy and creating jobs through international expansion.

A successful candidate for the Vanguard in International Business Award meets the following criteria:

  • Utah-based business headquartered in Utah County.
  • Has successfully exported for at least one year.
  • Has potential for increased export activity.

A successful candidate for the Champion for International Business Award meets the following criteria:

  • An individual from Utah County who supports and advocates for businesses expanding into international markets.

The awards will be presented by WTC Utah at the Utah County International Business Forum on May 15 at the Nu Skin headquarters. The goal of the forum is to provide attendees with information about exporting that will help them take their companies and community to new heights. WTC Utah President and CEO Derek B. Miller will provide keynote remarks and a panel of exporting experts will share best practices and lessons learned. The forum will be emceed by Val Hale, executive director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Click here or visit http://wtcutah.com/call-for-nominations-utah-county/ to nominate an individual or a local business. Nominations must be submitted by April 21, 2017. Award winners will be announced prior to the forum.

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About World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah)

wtcutah.com

 The mission of World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) is to help Utah companies think, act and succeed globally. WTC Utah accomplishes this mission through three key objectives. First is to motivate and educate Utah businesses to expand their global presence through training seminars, regional forums and newsletters focused on international business development, trade issues and export opportunities. Second is to build capacity of Utah businesses for international trade through B2B consultations to identify expansion goals, assess current capabilities, determine overseas opportunities and connect companies with market experts and potential partners. Third is to expand global network of Utah businesses through trade missions and networking with foreign trade officials.

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