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Utah named #1 again, and again, and again

July 16 2014 - 10:43 am
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For Immediate Release July 16, 2014 Utah named #1 again, and again, and again Utah identified as a symbol of economic growth that other states should use as a model SALT LAKE CITY — (July 16, 2014) For the third consecutive year, Utah has been recognized as the top pro-business state by Pollina Corporate based on…


Utah Tourism Conference

July 11 2014 - 1:12 pm
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SEPTEMBER 23-25, 2014 OGDEN ECCLES CONFERENCE CENTER OGDEN, UTAH Join us in Ogden, Sept. 23-25, 2014, for the Utah Tourism Conference. This annual gathering of Utah’s tourism industry is sponsored by the Utah Tourism Industry Association and the Utah Office of Tourism. The conference features general and breakout sessions on the latest in tourism, social…


Economic Development Director Steps Down As State’s Economy Looks Strong

July 11 2014 - 12:58 pm
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“I think the future is very bright for Utah,” GOED’s Spencer Eccles told 2News reporter Amy Nay recent figures showing Utah at a five year unemployment low are rewarding, “When you think about 3.6% unemployment rate and you think about where we were – 8.4% spiraling toward 9 – it was really a question of…


Utah companies are cashing in on global partnerships

July 11 2014 - 12:00 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah- (ABC 4 Utah) – Utah’s economy is one of the strongest and most diverse in the country, but ambitions run beyond the U.S. border. “Our goal is to utilize both companies in Utah as well as companies in the Piura region, so they both have economic benefit from performing and working…


Consumer United Targets Utah for its Proposed Expansion

July 10 2014 - 12:55 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release July 10, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Alethea Harney, Sr. Director of Communications Consumer United 617-953-7950 alethea.harney@consumerunited.com Consumer United Targets Utah for its Proposed Expansion Leading online insurance agency aims to bring 400 additional jobs to the region Salt Lake City, UTAH — The Governor’s Office of Economic…


Trib Talk: Should Utah ditch Daylight Saving Time?

July 10 2014 - 11:32 am
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As per legislative mandate, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development asked Utahns what they think about Daylight Saving Time. So far, nearly 20,000 people have responded.


CSM Bakery Expansion Announced in Utah

July 10 2014 - 8:56 am
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News Release For Immediate Release July 10, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov CSM Bakery Expansion Announced in Utah Growth will create 100 new jobs over six years Salt Lake City, UTAH — Together with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), CSM Bakery announced it will expand its existing Weber County operation….


St. George on statewide economic stage

July 09 2014 - 11:34 am
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Local business leaders met Wednesday with Theresa Foxley, the recently-named managing director of corporate recruitment and incentives with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, to tour new area businesses and talk about the potential for future growth, and at an afternoon partners meeting of Site Select Plus, the county’s local economic development council, they made…


Save the Date: Utah Global Forum

July 06 2014 - 1:09 pm
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Save the date for the Utah Global Forum, scheduled for Sept. 24 in Salt Lake City. This one-day event will provide Utah business leaders an inspiring, educational and entertaining experience via short and powerful presentations of about 15 minutes in length. Organized in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, World Trade Center Utah…


China Trade Mission 2014

July 06 2014 - 11:27 am
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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.