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While Gov. Herbert presents in Washington, D.C., a media availability will be held with GOED and a featured small business

What: Two events will take place today highlighting Utah as a standout state in the soon to be released U.S. Chamber of Commerce Enterprising States report. First, Gov. Gary R. Herbert will participate in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce annual Small Business Summit explaining why Utah is succeeding and is overcoming issues presented in this years report. This event will be live streamed at noon by at www.uschambersummit.com/webcast.

Second, the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) will host media availability at Kaddas Enterprises, a local company representing the many successes small businesses are experiencing in Utah.

Who: Gov. Gary R. Herbert (via webcast at U.S. Chamber Small Business Summit)
Spencer Eccles, GOED Executive Director
Sophia DiCaro, GOED Deputy Director
Natalie Kaddas, owner and CEO of Kaddas Enterprises

When: TODAY, June 11, 2014
12:00 – 2:00 PM (MT) Gov. Herbert via live stream at www.uschambersummit.com/webcast
12:30 PM (MT) The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will release the 2014 Enterprising States report. The Governor's Office will send a press release announcing results.
1:00 PM (MT) Media availability with Spencer Eccles and Natalie Kaddas

Where: Kaddas Enterprises Inc.
3588 West Directors Row (3600 West California Blvd.), Salt Lake City, Utah 84104
801-972-5400

Visuals: Footage of the Gov. Herbert presenting at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Summit; Images from the Enterprising States report; B-roll opportunities with workers at Kaddas Enterprises in their manufacturing plant

About Kaddas Enterprises:
Kaddas Enterprises is a leader in quality pressure forming, vacuum forming, and thermoforming plastic manufacturing. The small business of 22 employees recently joined the governor on his trade mission to Mexico City. As a result of the trade mission, Kaddas Enterprising will be announcing a major certification in Mexico. For more information, visit http://www.kaddas.com/.

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