Utah: Resources

Brigham Young University Global Management Center

This Global Management Center, maintained by the Brigham Young University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), provides global education and training to prepare students interested in the field for the global market. The center provides the following resources: programs for international students, faculty development programs and exchanges, financial support for research, innovative curriculum design, and outreach to the business community.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 14, 2016

Commercial Service Utah

This branch of the Department of Commerce specializes in helping small to medium-sized companies in Utah develop and execute exporting strategies. The website provides links to local export organizations, as well as information on the Utah business environment. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 14, 2016

Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDC Utah)

Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDC Utah) is a collaborative effort between the public and private sectors to promote competition and growth of the Utah economy. The website provides an extensive library of economic data as well as a database of viable business locations within the state.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 14, 2016

Salt Lake Chamber

The Salt Lake Chamber is the largest business association and volunteer organization in Utah, and is dedicated to assisting businesses in the state. It hosts several events that are focused mainly on networking opportunities, as well as business education and executive development.

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United States: Sales Representative and Distributorship Contracts in Utah - a Lexwork International Exclusive

This document examines Utah’s freedom of contract laws, and its specific exception: the Utah Sales Representative Commission Payment Act. It also describes several other common issues in sales representative or distributorship arrangements such as non-competition provisions, franchise or business opportunity laws, tax implications, and antitrust law complications. Prepared by: AterWynne LLP Attorneys at Law.

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Utah Business Guidelines

Provided by the state government of Utah, this site offers a wealth of resources and guidelines for starting, relocating, running, and closing a business in Utah. The site also provides links to other governmental agencies for the state.

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Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development

The Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development helps to provide business resources to aid creation, growth, and recruitment of companies to Utah. The office administers programs focused upon industries that have the most potential to succeed in the area. Its website includes in depth information which covers the benefits of doing business in Utah, starting a business, and programs provided by the office. Additionally, an entire section dedicated to international business is provided which discusses topics such as exporting, upcoming trade missions, and foreign direct investment.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 14, 2016

Utah International Trade & Diplomacy Office

The Utah International Trade & Diplomacy Office assists local businesses who wish to expand into international markets. The resource provides companies with trade leads and connects them to the state’s international trade representatives. Aside from state firms, the office also helps foreign businesses that want to enter the Utah market.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 14, 2016

Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR)

The Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative is a state-funded project dedicated to reinforcing the state’s position as a leader in the emerging knowledge economy. It promotes the creation and commercialization of technological innovation, by supporting research efforts in leading Utah institutions. The initiative also hosts events that focus on such innovations and creating networking opportunities for regional talents.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 14, 2016

Utah Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Utah Small Business Development Center (SBDC) partners with various business mentoring groups to provide assistance to small, emerging local businesses and entrepreneurs. It offers consulting services in various business areas that are aimed at helping small, minority, and disadvantaged clients succeed.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 14, 2016

World Trade Center Utah

World Trade Center Utah helps to guide Utah companies into profitable global markets. The site provides services to its members including assessment of a company's current global position or international strategy, education through seminars and workshops, and networking events. The World Trade Center for Utah also offers customized market intelligence reports and access to the network of other trade centers around the globe. The information resources portion of the website contains reports compiled by the center regarding the state's exports for a given time period.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 14, 2016

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