Recent current events have shown us just how interconnected today’s world is. Global economic factors, natural disasters, pandemics and consumption patterns ripple through international markets and affect businesses here in Utah. Even local companies that are not directly involved in trade feel the impacts of global challenges in their own organizations.
Zions Bank developed its Trade and Business Conference to bring compelling experts here to Salt Lake City so that we can better understand how to navigate global risk and take advantage of new opportunities.
Seats are filling quickly for the Zions Bank Trade and Business Conference coming up Thursday, May 26, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Downtown Marriott in Salt Lake City (75 West Temple). The cost of the event is $35 and includes lunch. Register online at www.zionsbank.com/conference or by calling (801) 844-8573.
The event features feature former President of Colombia Álvaro Uribe as keynote speaker. Uribe served as President of Colombia from 2002 to 2010, and is known for having transformed the country into an economic and political force that is now a magnet for international investment and a leader in Latin America. Through his bold economic policies, Uribe unleashed growth, lowered inflation and improved the lives of many in his country by pushing for improvements in wages and social services.
Other speakers include:
- Dr. Rebecca M. Blank, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs
- Bret Stephens, Foreign Affairs Columnist and Deputy Editor, The Wall Street Journal
- Dan North, Euler Hermes Economist
At the conclusion of the conference, I hope you will take away the most current information about today’s international business climate. Plus, you can learn more about great resources and services available to enhance your company’s potential at the exhibitors’ booths. Don’t miss the event. Register today.