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
Tue, 21 Apr 2015
The scorecard evaluated all 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to the conduciveness of their legal, regulatory and overall business environment to encourage innovation during the preceding year.
Tech talent clustering is a growing driver of demand for office space in both large and small markets across the U.S., according to a new CBRE Research report
Tue, 14 Apr 2015
Depleted uranium is a product of the uranium enrichment process. While it is initially less radioactive than naturally occurring uranium, it becomes more radioactive over time, posing challenges for safe long-term disposal.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015
The Utah Array is the neural interface component that allows for the successful use and control of the prosthetic arm by the brain. This technology provides a solution to veterans who selflessly gave a limb for their country
Wed, 01 Apr 2015
The Governor?s Office of Economic Development announced the christening of the OOCL Utah. The Hong Kong-based international container shipping company opened their North American Integrated Management and Service Center in Utah in 2014.
The 2015 Summit will address regional, national and international energy issues, encouraging the participation of energy professionals from the Intermountain West and far beyond.
Tue, 17 Mar 2015
The Beehive State has recently stolen the national spotlight as an impressive innovation hub, and it's time once again to recognize the stars.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Several matching grants through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program have been reserved for the Japan Trade Mission to offset approved travel expenses for qualifying Utah small businesses
Fri, 27 Feb 2015
The most recent Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) brief, authored by Susan R. Madsen, professor of management at Utah Valley University provides the latest findings on women leaders? perceptions
Thu, 26 Feb 2015
The Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit will offer an outstanding venue for all those who enjoy Utah?s outdoor recreation lifestyle to share best practices, ideas and principles.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015
During an event at USU?s newly constructed Bioproducts Scale-Up Facility on the Innovation Campus, officials announced that the facility will enable synthetic spider silk to be produced in commercial quantities.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015
This project was declared eradicated in 2014 after 4 years of negative trapping data in the treatment area of Orem City, Utah. The following 5 keys were critical to the success of this difficult project
Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Research has proven that one of the best ways to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math is with hands-on activities. Utah?s first annual STEM Fest will do just that.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015
?As a result of our focus the past five years on growing the economy, we are in position to invest in the areas that will strengthen our economic position for decades to come,? said Gov. Gary R. Herbert.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015
The software is based on Business Intelligence (BI) concepts and technology developed at the University of Utah (U of U) hospital and subsequently licensed to Sentius.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Salt Lake Chamber, and Gov. Gary Herbert came together to celebrate Utah as the best performing state overall for the past two years in the USCCF?s national Enterprising States study
Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox presented details of the Utah Mapping and Information Partnership (UMIP), a collaborative project between state agency, local government and other public-sector partners.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015
According to the latest Utah Export Report, the top exports are Metals, Computers and Electronics, Transportation Equipment, Food Products, and Chemicals. Through November, Utah exports exceeded 11 billion dollars.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015
Most areas increased significantly in advertised speeds, especially in rural Utah. In some areas, such as in Salt Lake County, advertised speeds were already relatively high.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014
While saving money at the pump is the most obvious benefit of cheaper gasoline, lower oil prices impact the economy in several ways.
Fri, 26 Dec 2014
Each year, business leaders, government officials and entrepreneurs gather for the What?s Up Down South Economic Summit in St. George to hear from renowned industry experts, and to get a pulse on the business climate