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At full development, the project will deliver 220,000 acre-feet of water per year to Utahns in Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake and Weber counties.

This month's roundtable, hosted at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, welcomed more than 45 high-level Utah business executives whose companies do international business.

The magazine reports on the state's flourishing economy and features economic development success stories from throughout the state, and the incredible leaders behind these stories.

Attendees learn the ins-and-outs of government contracting

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that the World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) will receive a $500,000 grant to support export growth among small businesses through SBA?s competitive State Trade Expansion Program.

GOED?s 2019 report provides an accounting of the initiatives and events the office is responsible for and outlines the organization?s vision, mission and strategic plan.

This $3 million in funding was designed to support individual farmer projects that demonstrate a need and ability to reduce consumptive water

Throughout the trade mission, in partnership with World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah), the delegation members participated in more than 60 meetings with business and government leaders.

The program has been in place since 2016, and this expansion is important for the aerospace industry in Utah, as 31 students are currently enrolled in the program this fall.

With Innovation through Entrepreneurism and Partnership as the theme, the 2019 Utah Rural Summit will feature speaker Tayson Whittaker,, as well as a live recording of Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox's podcast, Cox and Friends.

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) is reminding ranchers across Utah that the agency will be conducting brand registration renewals next year.

Small business owners gave Utah an A+ this year, ranking seventh in our survey of small business friendliness in 49 states. This year, Utah scored higher than Nevada (C+) and Idaho (A).

In order to better serve the agritourism industry in the state of Utah, Utah State University Extension has developed a survey to gather research on the needs of agritourism organizations.

Utah?s tech industry made significant contributions to the state economy in 2018, supporting one in seven Utah jobs and one-sixth of worker earnings in the state.

The Governor's Manufacturers Roundtable, organized by GOED?s Urban and Rural Business Services team, was a listening session for the governor and his economic development team to learn about industry challenges and opportunities, and help inform public policy.

To date, the team?s project has received $900,000 in direct and matching funds from Schmidt Futures and the University of Utah.

Stadler Rail has just opened a new permanent manufacturing location in Utah. This state-of-the-art facility builds rail cars for transit authorities around the country and projects to employ 1,000 workers.

The statute directs GOED to consult with sister agencies to develop the plan, including Workforce Services,Energy Development, Education, the State Board of Regents and the Utah System of Technical Colleges Board of Trustees.

World Trade Center Utah, in partnership with the Governor?s Office of Economic Development, is coordinating an official state trade mission led by Governor Gary R. Herbert to Hong Kong and Japan.

Under the leadership of Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert, this premier conference and trade show is the largest event of its kind in the Intermountain West.

The summit provides a platform for strategic dialogue related to current economic impacts and future growth of Utah?s business communities.

"The construction industry supports every industry in our state, and is the catalyst to ensure our growing state can keep up with the growing demand," said Val Hale, executive director of the Governor?s Office of Economic Development.

For Utah to maintain accolades as one of the top states for business and entrepreneurship, we must innovate. If we fail to do so, other economies will gain a competitive advantage, while we lose out by complacency.

Franz Kolb, GOED's Director of International Trade and Diplomacy, and His Excellency Elin Suleymanov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the United States

USTAR offers several programs, such as the Technology Acceleration Program (TAP) and the SBIR Center, to support pre-seed funding and mentorship to Utah?s deep tech startups.

Utah is uniquely situated to have an impact on the health care innovation industry.

Governor Gary R. Herbert has named Barbara Araneo, Ph.D., to be the new acting executive director for the Utah Science and Technology Research initiative (USTAR).

Utah"s cooperative bee program allows county governments to appoint an inspector upon the petition of five bee-keepers

The venue is located at 608 Main Street and will be our permanent residence during the Festival.

The Utah Economic Outlook and Policy Summit is the state's premier economic forecasting and public policy event that is attended by over 1000 business, policy and academic thought leaders from across the state.

The program promotes private investment and job creation in rural Utah counties with populations less than 25,000 people.

The economic impact of the industry within Utah has been growing due to a range of programs and initiatives to support and grow the biopharmaceutical industry, including the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative.

Utah is home to 14 ski resorts, including the nation's largest ski resort (Park City) and 10 resorts less than an hour from Salt Lake International Airport.

The U.S. Department of Commerce has asked Salt Lake City to host a large conference this December, Discover Global Markets (DGM): Indo-Pacific.

World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) recently awarded funding to 10 Utah companies as part of the Utah Export Acceleration Grant (EAG).

The Creamery offers visitors unique farm-to-table dining, a farm-fresh boutique and interactive experience

The Governor's Medal for Science and Technology is the highest civilian award bestowed by Utah to residents who have provided distinguished service or made significant contributions to Utah in scientific and technological fields.

Paves way for growth at Salt Palace Convention Center

The Utah Department of Workforce Services projects occupational (and industry) employment every two years following the publication of BLS data.

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