This year the Salt Lake Chamber is celebrating Global International Business Week by honoring the extraordinary accomplishments, determination and dedication of international businesses from Utah.
From May 12-18, the Salt Lake Chamber is highlighting businesses making a difference in Utah and the local community.
2019 Global International Business Week
Check back throughout the week for new features!
A Conversation with Miles Hansen, president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah
Miles Hansen is the president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah, an organization dedicated to promoting prosperity across the state by attracting investment and increasing exports.
Hansen was most recently the Director for Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council in the White House. Prior to that, he served as a staff aide to the State Department’s Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs. As a diplomat, Hansen was the energy and economic officer at U.S. Consulate General Dhahran in Saudi Arabia’s oil-rich Eastern Province where he served as a liaison with Saudi Aramco and advised U.S. government and private sector leaders on the Saudi energy industry and economic reform agenda.
6 Things to Consider When Choosing an International Transportation Company
Jason Fowler, Air & Sea International
hen you set out to extend your business globally, partnering with a consistent and dependable transportation carrier can be the determining factor in success. There are a number of international transportation companies out there (referred to as “Freight Forwarders” or “N.V.O.C.C.”) and it can be difficult, at first glance, to choose which partner can help you achieve your goals. Whether its import, export, air or ocean, there are a few things you should look into before getting started.