Meeting with foreign trade reps to Utah draws hundreds
Published: October 22, 2012 09:08PM
Updated: August 20, 2013 02:01PM
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Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune The Governor's Office of Economic Development holds an international trade summit in Salt Lake City Monday October 22. Foreign trade representatives, front left, Maria Laso-Utah Tade Representative Chile, Guadalupe de Escalante -Utah Trade Representative Mexico, Hyun-Sook Kim-Utah Trade Representative South Korea, Cynthia Chen-Utah Trade Representative China, back row left, Frederic de Pryck-Trade Representative Europe, Harvey Scott-Regional Director-The Americas, Kojiro Abe-Utah Trade Representative Japan, and Franz Kolb, Regional Director International Trade and Diplomacy consulted with Utah businesses.

Upward of 300 business owners and others representing 200 different Utah companies were on hand Monday for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development International Trade Summit at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek.

GOED brought together foreign trade representatives — from South Korea, The Americas, Europe, Mexico, Chile, Japan and China — to consult with Utah companies on how best to do business with one another.

The program featured a number of training sessions that included topics such as “Selling in Europe” and “Sales strategies in Latin America.”