Thu, 17 Jul 2014
For the third consecutive year, Utah has been recognized as the top pro-business state by Pollina Corporate based on 32 factors controlled by state government.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014
Utah Game Wars is sponsored by Grow Utah, Utah Valley University (UVU) Business Resource Center, Zions Bank, along with the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR) and the Digital Media UCAP project.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014
Recently the Utah Broadband Project along with Utah’s Association of Governments released regional broadband plans. These plans identify regional issues, priorities and goals related to broadband deployment and adoption.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014
CNBC scored all 50 states on 56 measures of competitiveness, developed using input from business groups, economic development experts, companies and the states themselves. Utah ranked #3 on the list.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014
The Utah Science Technology and Research initiative’s (USTAR) Genetic Discovery team hosted a weeklong hackathon for VAAST developers to expand the features and usability of the VAAST tool
Fri, 27 Jun 2014
The main focus of the trade mission centers on helping Utah companies find potential business partners in China. We will also be presenting to local investors on why Utah is the right place for strategic investment and collaboration
Mon, 23 Jun 2014
On June 27, USU-Moab along with Moab City, the Department of Workforce Services, the Chamber of Commerce, and the local business community will host “Moab on the Edge” the 3rd annual Moab Area Business Enhancement Summit
Wed, 18 Jun 2014
Utah’s exceptional combination of business-friendly policies coupled with its energetic, educated and youthful workforce has created one of the nation’s most robust economies.
Tue, 17 Jun 2014
The Summer Utah Insights explored industrial diversity in Utah's economy. The analysis concluded that Utah has a very diverse economic base, or that distribution of employment is desirably spread out across various industries
After surveying more than 12,000 entrepreneurs, Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has identified Utah as the best place in the country for small businesses.
SITLA Oil and Gas, and Minerals groups' quarterly lease offerings generate more than $2.3 million for beneficiaries
Wed, 04 Jun 2014
Most of these leases are on lands managed by SITLA on behalf of public schools, which means lease funds will be added to the Permanent School Fund and invested by the state treasurer.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014
Recently, students from Cyprus High School teamed up with two companies, nView and Stat Slate, that are utilizing BiG’s incubation space or consulting services to develop product prototypes
Fri, 30 May 2014
The Summit is an inspiring and insightful statewide initiative planned in conjunction with the outdoor industry, counties, communities, user groups, and state and federal land management agencies
Thu, 22 May 2014
Following a nation-wide search, the USTAR Governing Authority and Governor Gary R. Herbert have named Ivy V. Estabrooke, PhD. to be the new executive director for the Utah Science and Technology Research initiative
The development, known as University Place, will include 600,000 square feet of office, 1,100 housing units, 1.3 million square feet of retail, a two-acre civic plaza, a swim and tennis club, an outdoor music venue, and hotel.
When operating from a foreign trade zone, your company gains a distinct competitive advantage by receiving cost reductions in customs duties and fees
Mon, 05 May 2014
The 2014 Summit will address regional issues, encouraging the participation of energy professionals from throughout the Intermountain West.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014
The 2014 economic outlook ranking is a forward-looking measure of how each state can expect to perform economically based on 15 policy areas that have proven, over time, to be the best determinants of economic success.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014
Taken as a whole, the Utah economy is quite diverse, but when you dissect the Utah economy by individual counties, you instead find more industrially-concentrated economies.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014
World class business leaders will gather together to learn, network and share some meals during the 8th Annual Governor’s Economic Summit Conference, April 3, 2014 at the Grand America Hotel.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014
A “one-stop-shop” for information on transportation projects, programs, organizations and agencies for both policymakers and the public at large
Fri, 14 Mar 2014
Like most states, Utah faces some unique energy problems, but thanks to the new Utah Energy Research Triangle (UERT), several high priority issues will be addressed
Fri, 07 Mar 2014
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for December 2013 grew by an estimated 1.8 percent, adding 22,500 jobs to the economy as compared to December 2012. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,301,600.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014
Utah is expected to receive a modest increase in both on-going and one-time revenue to fund state programs, that’s according to the consensus revenue forecast released by the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget
Fri, 28 Feb 2014
Utah Valley University's annual Business Update on China helps businesspeople from all over Utah learn about the latest business opportunities, practices, and investment opportunities in China.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014
According to a public opinion survey of 400 residents who live along the Wasatch Front and in Cache Valley, agriculture is important to the future of the State of Utah.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014
Partnership between the World Trade Center Utah, Zions Bank and the U.S. Commercial Service resulted in a successful Mountain States Trade Mission to Colombia and Panama that took place February 9-15, 2014.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014
Bend Labs, housed in the BioInnovations Gateway (BiG), is creating a wearable, flexible sensor for joint angle analysis. The BioInnovations Gateway (BiG) is an incubator for emerging biotech and medical device companies
Thu, 13 Feb 2014
This is a fantastic opportunity to build a strong foundation in communication, understanding, and cooperation between individuals, governments and cultures.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014
With a full quarter of expanding jobs under its belt, Wayne County’s economy is beginning to show some signs of resurgence.
Thu, 06 Feb 2014
Results of a statewide poll indicate that 12 years after hosting the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, 92 percent of Utahns believe the state benefitted from hosting the games
Heeding the Governor’s challenge to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, businesses in Utah have stepped up and are launching a more than $2 Million media campaign to increase interest in STEM education
Fri, 17 Jan 2014
Taylor Randall, dean of the David Eccles School of Business, joined KSL News Wednesday night to talk about the new MBA Online program recently announced by the school.
Fri, 10 Jan 2014
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) are offering funds through the STEP program.
Fri, 03 Jan 2014
Occupational projections from the Department of Workforce Services estimate the Utah economy will add 307,850 jobs between 2010 and 2020, growing total employment at a 2.2 percent compound annual rate to 1.6 million jobs.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013
The overall incident rate in Utah for public and private sectors combined decreased to 3.5 in 2012, down from 3.7 in 2011. Incident rates represent the number of injuries or illnesses per 100 full-time workers.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013
This year Partners reported saving 11.6 million gallons water and 1.3 million kWh of electricity. Hazardous chemicals used in production were reduced 830,664 pounds
Wed, 18 Dec 2013
Two Utah cities placed in the top five cities of Milken's 2013 Best Performing Cities Index. The report takes into account growth in job numbers, wages and salary, and the concentration and size of high-tech industries
Mon, 16 Dec 2013
Zions Bank, in cooperation with the World Trade Center Utah and the U.S. Commercial Service is organizing a trade mission to Colombia and Panama, February 9-15, 2014.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013
Occupational projections from the Department of Workforce Services estimate the Utah economy will add 307,850 jobs between 2010 and 2020, growing total employment at a 2.2 percent