17 May 2018 – 12:00 pm

Lunch And Company Site Visit with Savage



Thursday, May 17th

12 – 1:30 PM

Savage Services started in 1946, shortly after Kenneth Savage returned from U.S. Naval duty at the end of World War II. Kenneth and his father purchased a KB-5 International stake body truck and C.A. Savage & Son began hauling cinder blocks to Utah’s Uintah Basin and coal to American Fork, Utah. Soon after that, Kenneth’s brothers, Neal and Luke, joined the company and it grew quickly. 

Today, over 70 years later, they have thousands of Team Members in hundreds of locations across the United States and Canada, as well as operations in Saudi Arabia and Mexico. They’ve also performed project work on five continents, and continue to expand their service offerings for truck, rail and marine transportation and logistics, materials handling and other industrial services.



Large businesses members receive two free lunches and small business members receive one free lunch.

Additional lunches can be purchased at the member price of $15.   


Individual members also pay the $15 member price.


Non-member price $25.


Please RSVP by May 15th to wtaofutah@gmail.com





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17 May 2018 – 9:00 am

Doing Business in Taiwan & South Korea Seminar – Partner Event


Looking to grow and strengthen your business? Explore new business opportunities in Taiwan and South Korea!

Join World Trade Center Utah in partnership with U.S. Commercial Service on Thursday, May 17th at 9 a.m. for a seminar on doing business in Taiwan and South Korea.

WHAT: Doing Business in Taiwan & South Korea Seminar ​
WHEN: Thursday, May 17 at 9:00 a.m.​
COST: Free
WHERE: World Trade Center Utah – Canyonlands
60 E. South Temple #300
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

The seminar will feature a market overview that will discuss business opportunities in Taiwan and South Korea followed by a panel that will feature experts who can share their experiences about entering or expanding into Taiwan/South Korea markets.

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15 May 2018 – 12:00 am

Energy Summit


Time and location will be determined

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1 May 2018 – 7:30 am

U.S. Export Controls & Trade Sanctions: How to Comply With Dual-Use and Defense Article/Service Regulations and Trade Sanctions (Partner Event)


Please join us for a practical, interactive, and application-oriented session regarding:

U.S. Export Controls (ITAR and EAR): Overview and Recent Developments
U.S. Trade Sanctions (OFAC): Russia, Cuba, Iran and Other Emerging Areas of Concern
Software Exports: Encryption Controls under the EAR
Jurisdiction and Classification
Industry Panel: A Discussion on Export Control Compliance Challenges and Initiatives
Export Compliance Programs: Required Elements and Best Practices
A Case Study: Export Violations, Voluntary Disclosures and Remediation

Government and Industry Speakers Include:

Dave Glynn | Holland & Hart LLP
Naomi Morrow | Special Agent, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Export Enforcement
Scott Olsen | Moog, Inc.
Shelby Peterson | Utah Export Assistance Center, U.S. Commercial Service
Jason Prince | Holland & Hart LLP
Lizbeth Rodriguez-Johnson | Holland & Hart LLP
Karl Schmae | FBI Special Agent

WHAT: U.S. Export Controls & Trade Sanctions: How to Comply With Dual-Use and Defense Article/Service Regulations and Trade Sanctions
WHEN: Tuesday, May 1 from 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
COST: $55/person (includes breakfast, lunch, and materials)
WHERE: Holland & Hart LLP
222 S. Main Street
Suite 1900
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Registration Deadline: April 27, 2018 (space is limited)

WTA of Utah Partner Event*

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26 Apr 2018 – 12:00 pm

The State of International Business in Utah


A Special Roundtable Discussion

and Luncheon

 An update on the state of international business and relations in the State of Utah, including the role of trade missions, the inland port and the airport development.


with special guests:


Val Hale

Executive Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Dr. Laura Nelson

Governor’s Energy Adviser

JT Martin

Managing Director, Integrated Water Management, member of Airport Advisory Board

Benjamin Kolendar

Deputy Director for Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development

Utah has an unwavering focus on economic development, including attracting business and foreign investment to the State, and helping local businesses expand globally.  The Governor’s Office is also committed to fostering strong international trade for Utah businesses.  Where do we stand now?  What can we expect on the horizon for international business in Utah?

Join Us to find out!

Large and small businesses members receive one or two free lunches based upon membership level. Additional lunches can be purchased at the member price of $15.

Non-member price $25.

Please register in advance by emailing
to reserve your seat today!


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