Kaddas Enterprises CEO Natalie Kaddas, an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program at Salt Lake Community College, attended a recent dinner in Germany at the request of the White House and German Chancellor Angela Merkel and also exhibited her business at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade fair held in Germany. The dinner’s attendees included executive leaders from U.S. companies such as Microsoft, Honeywell and Lockheed Martin, along with top German business leaders, various government officials and foreign dignitaries. Kaddas, the only small business represented at the table, was able to promote a high-quality manufacturing business model and present American-made products as industry-leading examples. Discussion topics at the event ranged from economic growth promotion to energy and climate and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Kaddas was able to speak at the dinner with both President Barack Obama and Chancellor Merkel.