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Utah Broadband Project Releases Report on Home Internet Usage

August 27 2014 - 11:26 am
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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release August 27, 2014 Contact:  Kelleigh Cole Manager, Utah Broadband Project Governor’s Office of Economic Development 801-538-8831 kcole@utah.gov Ryan Yonk Assistant Professor of Political Science Southern Utah University and Strata Policy 844-787-2826 ryanyonk@suu.edu Utah Broadband Project Releases Report on Home Internet Usage Who in Utah is Not Online? SALT LAKE CITY…


Utah IT Company, InMoment, Works to Create the Ideal Customer, Client & Employee Experience

August 27 2014 - 10:55 am
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Utah is known for its friendly, productive workforce. In an interview with Lonnie Mayne, President of InMoment, he illustrates how Utah helps his customer friendly company become so successful. Headquartered in Utah, with offices in Canada and the U.K., InMoment is a cloud-based customer experience optimization platform that gives businesses the ability to listen to…


Strategic Changes Made to Business Outreach Efforts

August 26 2014 - 10:30 am
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News Release For Immediate Release August 26, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Strategic Changes Made to Business Outreach Efforts Governor’s Office of Economic Development builds all-star team to grow the economy Salt Lake City, UTAH —The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has realigned a number of business outreach services to…


Utah companies making a difference across the globe

August 20 2014 - 3:43 pm
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Utah-based companies, including Ancestry.com in Provo and Blendtec in Orem, play a role in Utah’s connection to global markets. Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, provides family records and information to more than 2.7 million paying subscribers. Blendtec, a manufacturer of high-speed blenders and accessories, is active in more than 85 countries throughout…


Global Banking Expert Mitigates Utah’s Financial Risk Concerns About Exporting

August 20 2014 - 3:02 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release August 25, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Global Banking Expert Mitigates Utah’s Financial Risk Concerns About Exporting Using the right tools and resources will put business leaders at ease about selling abroad Salt Lake City, UTAH — With more than 30 years of banking experience, Executive Vice…


Questions About International Tax? Get Answers at Utah Global Forum

August 20 2014 - 2:59 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release August 20, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Questions About International Tax? Get Answers at Utah Global Forum Deloitte Tax expert can help save unnecessary tax payments Salt Lake City, UTAH — For Utah businesses who want to expand internationally, the question is not whether there is a…


Utah Global Forum to Feature Campbell Scientific’s Success in Export Industry

August 20 2014 - 2:58 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release August 20, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Utah Global Forum to Feature Campbell Scientific’s Success in Export Industry Success story of Utah-based international company will inspire others to go global Salt Lake City, UTAH — President and General Manager Paul Campbell of Campbell Scientific, Inc. will inspire…


Utah business community beats Governor’s challenge

August 19 2014 - 3:22 pm
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In January 2012, Gov. Gary R. Herbert challenged the private sector to create 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days. An audacious goal at a time when unemployment was high and job growth was low across the nation. The private sector rose to the challenge and now, three years later, the goal has not only been achieved,…


Economy Growing at Fastest Rate of 2014

August 18 2014 - 3:35 pm
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Utah’s economy is growing at its fastest rate so far in 2014, and the unemployment rate is holding steady, according to figures released by the Department of Workforce Services last week. The state posted a job growth rate of 3.6 percent, adding 45,900 jobs over the past 12 months.


Fitch Rates Utah $235MM GO Bonds ‘AAA’; Outlook Stable

August 18 2014 - 3:25 pm
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Fitch Ratings assigns an ‘AAA’ rating to the following general obligation (GO) bonds of the state of Utah: –$234.54 million GO bonds, series 2014. In addition, Fitch affirms the ‘AAA’ rating on $2.8 billion of outstanding GO bonds. The Rating Outlook is Stable.