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2008 CAST - USA Annual Convention in Utah
Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 5:00 PM

Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City.
Register online at: www.castut.org. Registration fee: CAST-USA Members $20, Non-members $40.

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For more information about the convention, please contact Bill Jiang (billjiang2000@hotmail.com, 801-556-7800) or Xiaoming Sheng (xiaoming.sheng@hsc.utah.edu).

For more information about CAST-USA, please visit www.castusa.org

Global Trade Logistics: Roadmap for Success
Friday, February 22, 2008 at 12:00 PM
Details

Annual World Trade Gala
Friday, May 23, 2008 at 6:30 PM
more details coming soon


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Past Presentations

Past Presentations

Past Presentations are available in more detail to Members of the World Trade Association.

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  September 21, 2007
 Meeting Title/Topic:
 International Banking                                                                       
 Presenters:  Mark Garfield
 Bill Gilbert
 Presenters' Organizations:
 Zions First National Bank
American Express Bank
 Region of the World Addressed:
 International
 Number of Attendees:
 34

August 24, 2007
Meeting Title/Topic: Why should YOUR business focus on the Hispanic Market?
Presenter: Carlos Linares
Presenter's Organizations: Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Westminster College
Region of the World Addressed: South America
Number of Attendees: 30

July 13, 2007
Meeting Title/Topic: Annual WTA Golf Tournament Scholarship Shoot
Number of Attendees: 80
Thanks to all of the golfers and sponsors, we were able to give out two scholarships to students pursuing their education in International Business.

Meeting Title/Topic: Protecting Ideas in a Borderless World
Presenter: Nick Wells
Presenter's Organization: Kirton & McConkie
Region of the World Addressed International
Number of Attendees: 43

May 22, 2007
Meeting Title/Topic Zions Bank International Trade & Finance Conference
Region of the World Addressed
International
Number of Attendees 800

April 20, 2007
Meeting Title/Topic International Business and Marketing                                   
Presenter Lee Daniels
Presenter's Organizations Daniels Capital, Brigham Young University
Region of the World Addressed International, Asia
Number of Attendees 58

March 16, 2007
Meeting Title/Topic What is the Governor's Office of Economic Development?
Presenters Brett Heimberger, Franz Kolb, Miguel Rovira
Presenters' Organization Governor's Office of Economic Development
Region of the World Addressed International (and Utah)
Number of Attendees 40
 

January 26, 2007
Meeting Title/Topic Tax and Legal aspects of an International Business          
Presenter Paul Savage
Presenter's Organization Kirton & McConkie Law
Region of the World Addressed International
Number of Attendees 43

November 9, 2006
Meeting Title/Topic Utah’s Resources for International Trade
A Panel Discussion on How They Can Help You Expand
Presenters David Fiscus, Heidi Balliff, Jason Golly, Lew Cramer, Miguel Rovira
Presenters' Organizations U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC)
Salt Lake Chamber
World Trade Association of Utah
World Trade Center Utah
Governor's Office of Economic Development
Region of the World Addressed International
Number of Attendees 58

October 20, 2006
Meeting Title/Topic Practical Advice on Doing Business in Brazil... Successfully!
Presenter Ricardo Leite
Presenter's Organization  
Region of the World Addressed Brazil (Latin America)
Number of Attendees 43

September 22, 2006
Meeting Title/Topic Tour of Cargo Link and Presentation on Freight Forwarding
Presenter Scott Ogden, Dan Kuhnes
Presenter's Organization Cargo Link International, UDOT
Region of the World Addressed International
Number of Attendees 29

August 15, 2006
Meeting Title/Topic Business Opportunities in Korea
Presenter John Oh
Presenter's Organization KOTRA (Korea Trade – Investment Promotion Agency)
Region of the World Addressed Korea
Number of Attendees 39

June 23, 2006
Meeting Title/Topic World Trade Association of Utah Golf Tournament
Number of Attendees 68

  May 12, 2006
 Meeting Title/Topic
 First Annual World Trade Association of Utah/Sister Cities Event
 Presenters  Lieutenant Governor Gary Herbert
Robert Heuermann, Jr
 Presenter's Organization
 State of Utah
 St. Louis World Trade Center, Sister Cities International
 Region of the World Addressed
 International
 Number of Attendees
 250

April 21, 2006
 Meeting Title/Topic

  Developing an India Strategy “Realities of doing business in India"  
 Presenter:  Vishal Bharat, Senior Director
 Presenter's Organization  JP Morgan Chase
 Region of the World Addressed:  India
 Number of Attendees:  67

March 17, 2006
 Meeting Title/Topic  Tour and Presentation of Neways International                             
 Presenter:  Jason Golly
 Presenter's Organization  Neways International
 Region of the World Addressed:  International
 Number of Attendees: 70

  February 24, 2006
 Meeting Title/Topic
 Government Funds for International Business - A discussion on  International Finance
Presenter:
Alan Beard
Presenter's Organization
Interlink Capital Strategies
Region of the World Addressed:
International
Number of Attendees:
49

January 20, 2006

Meeting Title/Topic Tour and Presentation of Zero Manufacturing
Presenters: Joe Santosuosso, Mike Damiano, Nigel Duncan
Presenter's Organizations: Zero Corporation (Zero Halliburton, Zero Manufacturing)
Region of the World Addressed:  International
The World Trade Association of Utah (WTA) board of directors is working diligently to ensure that our 2006 schedule of events offers value to our members and furthers the WTA’s purpose of helping Utah’s businesses navigate the world of international trade. We feel strongly that sharing Best Practices with those people and organizations that embody the WTA’s mission will help us all erase some red ink and improve value.
I strongly urge you to join the WTA of Utah to maximize the benefits of your association with us.”
– Jason E. Golly, WTA of Utah President 2006
Number of Attendees: 46

November 11, 2005

Meeting Title/Topic World Trade Association of Utah Annual Gala
Presenters: Governor Huntsman, Jack Sunderlage
Presenter's Organizations: State of Utah, Utah World Trade Center
Region of the World Addressed: Utah, International
Number of Attendees: 128

Thank you Brent Hansen
for all of the work you did as the 2005 President of the World Trade Association of Utah

October 28, 2005

Meeting Title/Topic International Trade: Compliance or Consequences? Data, Information, Decisions and Leadership in the 21st Century
Presenter: Matt Gersper, mattgersper@GDMLLC.com
Presenter's Organization: Global Data Mining, LLC, www.GDMLLC.com
Region of the World Addressed: International
Number of Attendees: 32

September 23, 2005

Meeting Title/Topic Exploring Export and Business Opportunities in
Presenters:

Marina Johnson BISNIS Representative
Samara

Charles Raether BISNIS Dept. of  Commerce Washington , D.C
Roman Vvedensky BISNIS Representative Nizhny Novgorod
Igor Yegorov BISNIS Representative St. Petersburg

Presenter's Organizations:

Export Assistance Center of Salt Lake City
Department of Commerce - BISNIS

Region of the World Addressed: Lower Volga, Russia
Number of Attendees: 47

July 15, 2005

The World Trade Association of Utah wishes to thank Zero Corporation for their presentation at the July Luncheon. Please visit the Zero Manufacturing website www.zerohalliburton.com 

Meeting Title/Topic The Hispanic Economy Here and Abroad: A report on Governor Huntsman's meeting with Mexican President Vincente Fox
Presenter: Jose (Joe) Armin Reyna
Presenter's Organization: Zions Bank, State of Utah
Region of the World Addressed: South America
Number of Attendees: 35

June 24, 2005

Meeting Title/Topic WTA of Utah Annual Golf Tournament with Chad Lewis
Presenter: Chad Lewis: Ambassador to China for NFL
Presenter's Organization: NFL Philadelphia Eagles
Region of the World Addressed: Asia
Number of Attendees: 120

May 17, 2005

Meeting Title/Topic Zions Bank International Trade & Business Conference

April 15, 2005

The World Trade Association of Utah wishes to thank Kirton & McKonkie Law for their presentation at the April Luncheon. Please visit the Kirton & McConkie  website.  www.kmclaw.com 
Meeting Title/Topic: "Doing Business with India: India as an IT Outsourcing Locations"
Presenters: Sandeep Kishore, Vice President HCL Technologies America

David Shuler, BYU Professor

Bob Benton, Vice President, Product Development Waterford Research Institute

Presenters' Organizations: HCL Technologies America, BYU, Waterford Research Institute
Region of the World Addressed: India
Number of Attendees: 59

March 18, 2005

Meeting Title/Topic: "Russia and the US: Clash or Dialogue"
Presenter: Ross E. "Rusty" Butler, Jr., Associate Vice President for International Affairs, Director, National Presidential Advisory Board Utah Valley State College
Presenters Organization: Utah Valley State College
Region of the World Addressed: Russia
Number of Attendees: 40

February 18, 2005

Meeting Title/Topic: "Doing Business in China"
Presenters Michael Chen, Attorney and representative for the State of Utah in Southern China, Kirton & McConkie

Vaughn Taylor, Partner, Harvest Capital International

Kent Watson, retired from Chairman and CEO, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Presenters Organizations: Kirton & McConkie, Harvest Capital International, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Region of the World Addressed: China
Number of Attendees: 75

January 21, 2005

Meeting Title/Topic: International Trade
Presenters: Ladd Christensen, State of Utah

Lane Beattie, SLC Chamber of Commerce

Stan Rees, SLC Export Assistance

Presenters Organization: State of Utah
Region of the World Addressed: International
Number of Attendees: 31

November 17, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: Annual Gala Event/International Award
Presenters: Fraser Bullock
Presenters Title:  
Presenters Organization:  
Region(s) of the World Addressed: International
Number of Attendees: 100
October 22, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: “International Economy"
Presenters: Roger Clarke
Presenters Title: President
Presenters Organization: Ensign Peak Advisors
Region(s) of the World Addressed: United States, China, and India
Number of Attendees: 33
September 23, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: “Role of the University in Economic Development--Globally and Locally"
Presenters: Michael Young
Presenters Title: President
Presenters Organization: University of Utah
Region(s) of the World Addressed: International
Number of Attendees: 48
July 30, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: “The Problems and Solutions Facing the Ever-Changing Transportation Industry"
Presenters: Steve McGill
Presenters Title: Regional Director of Business Development
Presenters Organization: Union Pacific Railroad
Region(s) of the World Addressed: Asia, North America
Number of Attendees: 25
June 25, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: The WTA's Annual Golf Tournament
Chief Sponser : Zions Bank
Location: Gladstan Golf Course in Payson
Hole-in-One Prize: Jeep Rubican
Number of Players: 90
May 21, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: International Products Fuel the Growth & Success of Overstock.com
Presenter : Patrick Byrne
Presenters Title: CEO
Presenters Organization: Overstock.com; Worldstock.com
Region(s) of the World Addressed: Asia, South America, Mexico, Europe.
Number of Attendees: 95
April 16, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: International Expansion: Significant Risks and Rewards
Presenter : Ambassador Gregory J. Newell
Presenters Title: Former U.S. Ambassador; President of International Commerce Development Corp.
Presenters Organization: International Commerce Development Corp.
Region(s) of the World Addressed: Asia, South America, Europe, North America.
Number of Attendees: 40
March 9, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: Bringing the Internet to Trade Commerce
Presenter : John Dunlop
Presenters Title: CEO
Presenters Organization: InterNetLC.com
Region(s) of the World Addressed: Asia, South America, Mexico.
Number of Attendees: 60
February 25, 2004
Meeting Title/Topic: International Trade Finance Workshop
Presenter(s) : Dennis Chrisbaum, Regional Manager, International Trade Programs, U.S., Small Business Administration

Ali Manbeian, Director, Global Positioning Solutions, Inc.
Presenters Organization: RC Willey
Region(s) of the World Addressed: International
Number of Attendees:  

 

  

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