CBRC Workshop Schedule
Most workshops are held at the Riverwoods Conference Center in conjunction with SBDC Professional Development Series
August 21, 2014
Intellectual Property, Protecting Your Competitive Advantage
Intellectual Property can be the “secret sauce” that distinguishes your business from its competitors. Join the patent professionals of Maywood IP Law for an intellectual property workshop that covers Trademarks and Patents. At this workshop you will learn: • When to consider getting a Trademark/Patent • What can and can’t be Trademarked/Patented • What a Trademark/Patent protects • How you get a Trademark/Patent • What to do when your Trademark/Patent is infringed • Common Trademark/Patent pitfalls to avoid • Important keys to effective Trademark/Patent strategy • And more
September 16th & 17th, 2014
Utah Valley Convention Center
The Crossroads Conference is hosted by the Utah Human Resources State Council and is the largest HR conference in Utah. It offers comprehensive and relevant professional development programs for HR practitioners, and attendees from across the state can earn re-certification credits for PHR and SPHR at the best price available anywhere! There will be sessions approved for both general credit hours and also for strategic management credit. Powerful speakers address today’s top industry topics to provide solutions and inspire HR managers. It is a great opportunity to network with peers, explore innovative solutions with vendors, and improve your knowledge as an HR professional. Click here to Register Now!
Fall 2014- Executive Certificate of Global Business Management Course
The Salt Lake Community College Global Business Resource Center is now accepting applications for the fall 2014 “Executive Certificate of Global Business Management” Course. The Course is offered to business executives, professionals, working staff, entrepreneurs, and qualified students who wish to increase their exporting knowledge and improve their strategies in global business practices. It includes a professional text and supplements designed to help guide businesses and professionals into the world market place. For additional information and registration, please click here.
September 15-19- Utah Trade Mission to China, Beijing & Shanghai
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development and World Trade Center Utah invite Utah-based companies interested in growing their business in China to participate on the Utah Trade Mission to China. China’s gross domestic product (GDP) has grown 466 percent since 2002 and is forecasted to continue strong grow for the next 30 years. With a rapidly rising middle class and intense urbanization, SMEs are meeting China’s demand for American goods. SMEs represented 92 percent of all U.S. exporters to China in 2010. For details on this opportunity, including pricing and registration, please click here.
September 16- Hot Topics for Export Compliance Professionals
The Salt Lake Chamber, the World Trade Center Utah, the U.S. Foreign & Commercial Service Utah, & the Utah District Export Council invite you to participate in this unique, hands-on practical application-oriented workshop for Export Compliance Professionals.
This Timely, Engaging, and Interactive Program Will Address:
• Evolving regulatory requirements in the context of Export Control Reform (ECR) with a focus on the Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
• Dramatic changes as a result of the migration and transfer of items from the US Munitions List to the Commerce Control List.
• Key areas for managing export compliance, exposure, liability and risk.
• The potential and sometimes devastating consequences of non-compliance and What Happens When You Are Not Where You Need to Be on ECR
• References, resources and real world case study lessons learned.
• Best practices, recommended approaches, ECR and proven solutions for a variety of real world export compliance challenges & opportunities.
For full program information, including agenda and link to registration, please click here.
September 24- Utah Global Forum
On September 24, 2014, Utah will host the first of its kind Global Forum. If you’re thinking about exporting, looking to invest in one of the fastest growing economies in the United States or seeking inspiration to take your business to the next level, you won’t want to miss out. Click here to receive more details on this event.
October 25-31- Mountain West Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates & Turkey
Zions Bank, in coordination with the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service offices in Utah, Idaho, and Montana, the World Trade Center Utah, and additional trade promotion partners, is supporting a trade mission of businesses from the Mountain West region to the UAE and Turkey, October 25-31, 2014. This trade mission presents an excellent opportunity to meet potential partners or buyers in these two dynamic, regional gateway markets. For information on this unique opportunity to expand your company’s global market share, please click here.
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