How Do I Begin an Export Business?

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If you have not already established a business:
First use the local business development center established by the Small Business Administration to assist beginning entrepreneurs with the fundamentals. To contact the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), visit the SBA webpage at This site covers a range of topics including how to get started, developing a business plan and sources of financing, or contact:

U.S. Small Business Administration
Josie Valdez
Assistant District Director/Business Development – SDB
(801) 524-3204 - Fax: 202-481-4266

Utah Small Business Development Center
Greg Panichello
State Director 
(801) 957-3481

If you have already established a business and want to start exporting,
contact Jeff Hamilton or David Fiscus at (801) 255-1871 for further guidance.