Fri, 29 Apr 2016
The Governor?s Office of Economic Development (GOED) led a trade mission to the Hannover Messe trade show in Hannover, Germany this week to help Utah businesses expand into European markets.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Barack Obama invited Natalie Kaddas, CEO of Utah?s Kaddas Enterprises, to represent small business interests in international trade at a special event
Wed, 20 Apr 2016
The Salt Lake Region Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Salt Lake Community College Miller Business Resource Center present the Second Annual Utah Crowdfunding Conference
Fri, 25 Mar 2016
To explain the Economic Development Tax Increment Financing (EDTIF) program to a diverse set of stakeholders, GOED has published a brief animated presentation to highlight the program?s features.
Tue, 15 Mar 2016
World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah), in partnership with the Governor's Office of Economic Development and the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, was delighted to welcome his Excellency Johan Verbeke, Ambassador of Belgium.
Mon, 07 Mar 2016
Utah is kicking off the month of March with the arrival of ambassadors and dignitaries from the Pacific Alliance, which includes the countries of Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico.
Employers often rely on the people they know to help them find new employees, creating a ?hidden job market.? Networking involves creating win win situations with other people by being helped and helping others.
Tue, 23 Feb 2016
World Trade Center Utah, in partnership with the Governor?s Office of Economic Development invite all Utah companies interested in growing their business in Mexico to join us on this trade mission.
Tue, 16 Feb 2016
The conference will provide education, networking and collaboration opportunities to elevate and accelerate philanthropic impact investment among stakeholders and entrepreneurs.
Mon, 01 Feb 2016
The Land Use Academy of Utah (LUAU) was funded by the Utah State Legislature and created by a consortium of public and private sectors to provide uniform professional education to the state?s civic leaders and the general public.
Fri, 22 Jan 2016
Outdoor enthusiast and Utah native Tom Adams brings firsthand experience and strong business acumen to GOED
Mon, 11 Jan 2016
The Summit is designed to enhance Utah business in the local, national and global marketplace by providing in-depth analysis on economic development, policy and growth as a path for executives to lead their companies to exponential growth.
Tue, 05 Jan 2016
It's snowing this time of year along the Wasatch Front, a patch of connected cities spreading from Ogden to Provo, that some in Utah refer to as the "Silicon Slopes."
Mon, 30 Nov 2015
Utah has a vibrant business environment that is supported by a unique, thriving social culture. Silicon Stories is your source for anything and everything related to relocating to Utah.
Mon, 16 Nov 2015
Learn more EDTIF and why it's good for business, good for our state and good for your opportunities.
The study, "Enterprising States: States Innovate," uses 35 metrics measuring 'overall economic performance' to compare and rank states in pivotal policy areas for job growth and economic health.
Wed, 30 Sep 2015
The airport currently generates an estimated $1.1 billion in wages and income annually from an estimated 35,290 full-time jobs. Taking all spending into account, the airport contributes an estimated $1.9 billion annually to Utah?s GDP.
Tue, 22 Sep 2015
Women in Aviation International declared September 26, 2015 National Girls in Aviation Day, and Governor Gary R. Herbert has issued a supporting declaration for Utah.
Tue, 15 Sep 2015
The MPO Summit-Utah, to be held at the Stein Eriksen Lodge-Deer Valley in Park City, will tap into the state?s innovative and growing medical device market.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015
Join Governor Herbert and Dr. Laura Nelson of the Utah Office of Energy Development at the Uintah Conference Center in Vernal, along with other energy experts to discuss development in the Basin.
Fri, 28 Aug 2015
The second annual Utah Global Forum, held Wednesday at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, brought together more than 400 business and community leaders to exchange ideas
Tue, 25 Aug 2015
"Business friendliness has been a bedrock principle in Utah because of the natural inclination for entrepreneurship to be found among our residents," said Governor Gary R. Herbert.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Morgan County continued robust economic expansion in early 2015. Employment grew at a faster rate than any other county in northern Utah.
Thu, 06 Aug 2015
The Uintah Basin continued to add employment through the fourth quarter of 2014, growing by nearly 4 percent from 2013. Despite sustained growth throughout last year, economic conditions in the Uintah Basin turn downward in 2015.
Mon, 20 Jul 2015
Utah's nonfarm payroll employment for June 2015 grew by an estimated 4.5 percent, adding 59,200 jobs to the economy as compared to June 2014. Utah's current employment level registers 1,387,800.
The forum, featuring Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, will focus on export opportunities in the Salt Lake metropolitan area, including a conversation about the region's global competitiveness.
Mon, 06 Jul 2015
There are more than 7 billion potential customers in the world, and 2.4 billion of them are online. How many of those customers are yours? How many could you reach today?
Wed, 01 Jul 2015
The Utah Film Commission announced that six film productions, including a new ABC television series "Blood & Oil," were approved for state incentives by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board of directors.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015
Trade missions open doors to new markets with international companies and foreign governments for Utah businesses. The Governor has a significant role in attracting foreign investment to our growing economy through trade and tourism
Governor Herbert promotes Utah as a premier global business destination to international aerospace companies
Wed, 17 Jun 2015
Utah Governor Gary Herbert, along with key officials from the Governor?s Office of Economic Development, attended the Paris Air Show, the last stop on Governor Herbert?s European trade mission.
"[Advanced industries employ] about 147,000 people, or 11 percent of the state total ? larger than the national share. And like Advanced Industries nationwide, Utahns in these industries are paid higher-than-Utah-average wages.
Mon, 08 Jun 2015
Participating businesses receive critical education on exploring market entry and also gain business-to-business matchmaking opportunities
Wed, 03 Jun 2015
Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced nearly $1.7 billion to price cap carriers to expand and support broadband service in rural areas as part of Connect American Fund Phase II (CAF II).
Mon, 01 Jun 2015
Sundance Institute announced that its 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah in January, generated an overall economic impact of $83.4 million for the State of Utah
According to new data released this week, the Beehive State ranked first for total job growth at 4.0 percent and first for private sector job growth at 4.8 percent.
State Veterinarian Issues Statement on Livestock Travel Requirements Associated With Vesicular Stomatitis
Wed, 27 May 2015
Because Utah is currently Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) free, travel requirements are only in place for livestock originating from an area that DOES have VS.
Mon, 18 May 2015
Today, the Governor?s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) launched a premier interactive economic development map, now available online at locate.utah.gov.
Fri, 15 May 2015
?My schedule is booked from morning to night,? says the father of three. ?I?m meeting the coolest people, seeing the most amazing companies and going to fun meetings like the governor?s cabinet meeting.
Mon, 04 May 2015
Governor, treasurer announce $16 million in savings