There are four authorized Regional Centers covering Utah that are currently seeking investors for projects that focus on areas such as real estate, energy, land development, manufacturing and other industries. For further information about any of these centers or projects, please contact them directly.
Nearly 200 nonprofit leaders and aspiring social entrepreneurs attended Utah Valley University’s inaugural Social Summit conference Aug. 16, at the downtown Provo Marriott Hotel to gain information from a variety of speakers and workshops on grant writing, nonprofit management, social entrepreneurship and fundraising.
The purpose of this roundtable is to provide the most up-to-date critical information on con- ducting business in South Africa. Participants will be instructed on current best practices and learn about African cultures and current Utah-Africa partnerships. Please come prepared with questions and ready to participate.
Businesses, whether large or small, have the opportunity to meet senior officials from Air Force and Army purchasing, Veterans Affairs, State purchasing and local government purchasing offices.
The trip will include a variety of business meetings and networking opportunities, among other valuable activities. For an affordable rate, U.S. Commercial Service Gold Key Matching Services will be provided to companies interested in engaging and evaluating potential distributors, joint-ventures, and other partnerships.
Utah State University Extension co-sponsors the Utah Rural Summit to be held Thursday, Aug. 9, and Friday, Aug. 10, at the Haze Hunter Conference Center at Southern Utah University in Cedar City.
The Utah Cluster Acceleration Partnership (UCAP), a collaborative initiative of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the Department of Workforce Services, and the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE), released the Life Sciences Cluster Acceleration Strategy Thursday, Aug. 2.
World Trade Association of Utah, Breakfast Meeting, Thursday, August 16, 2012, 8-9am. Speaker: Bruno Schwartz, Canyons Resort Senior Human Resources Manager. Topic: international recruiting, international refugee program, and promotion of tourism in the international marketplace. Salt Lake Community College, Room 213, MPDC.
Utah’s unemployment rate was 6.0% during June 2012, lower than the June 2011 unemployment rate of 6.9%. The national unemployment rate was 8.2% in June 2012 lower than the June 2011 rate of 9.1%.
World Trade Center Utah and USPS International Shipping invite you to join for an lunchtime seminar. USPS will explain how: -International shipping is not as expensive as you think -Exporting is a good way to lower your business risk -Being small is good -USPS has made international shipping simple
Faced with the current economic realities in Iron County, the Cedar City Chamber in May, 2012 launched a program designed to improve the local economic situation. “As part of our public policy goals, and in order to spur additional economic growth in Iron County, the Cedar City Area Chamber of Commerce has launched the HIRE 1 More initiative,” said M. Scott Jolley – President & CEO, Cedar City Area Chamber of Commerce.
Job seekers who make decisions based on labor trends information are more likely to see payoff for their efforts. an important aspect of career exploration is understanding how occupations and industries are expected to change. To assist in this process, the Department of Workforce services (DWs) produces longterm industry projections every two years for the major industry sectors in utah
This seminar will offer deep insights and examples of the crucial repercussions that traditionalism and modernism have on marketing products to Arab Societies
Millard County’s employment history is riding the rollercoaster that often appears when a large construction project hits a small county. First employment increases dramatically. Then once the project is concluded, those jobs disappear.
A 2010 study by the Kauffman Foundation ranked Utah as number one in patents per capita, prompting CNN Money to call the state “the hand’s down leader in inventiveness.”
Utah exports to Africa grew by 70% in 2011. Learn more about developing partnerships in this area and about Africa's culture in this upcoming seminar on August 22.
A new quarterly publication from the Utah Department of Workforce Services featuring stories and updates on Utah's economy.
In 2011, Utah businesses exported $18.9 billion worth of goods worldwide. Taiwan received $696 million worth of exports from Utah, making it Utah’s fifth largest export market. Join us for an opportunity to learn about Taiwan, a strategic gateway to East Asia and Greater China for Utah businesses.
“The purpose (of the program) is to create economic development, jobs and promotional opportunities for the entire state,” Utah Film Commissioner Marshall Moore said. “(Also) to benefit the economy, the Utah taxpayer and to make sure our local talent and crews are being used.”
Three of the area’s counties continue to struggle to reach sustained long-term expansion. Iron, Kane and Beaver counties all showed year-to-year declines in nonfarm employment between March 2011 and March 2012.
For the latest "snapshot" of your county, check out the updated documents on our website
80,000 Worksites - That’s how many physical places of employment there are in Utah. These 80,000 worksites collectively employ about 1.2 million workers on payrolls in the state.
While Utah is already “ahead of the curve” when it comes to exporting records and continues to lead the nation in doubling exports in the last five years, the State is always interested in engaging even more companies in the profitable international marketplace.
The James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building - a USTAR Innovation Center is available for industry sponsored research at the University of Utah. This video features the nanofabrication and microscopy resources...
Many job and experience-seeking individuals reach out to the World Trade Center Utah for openings, internships, connections and other opportunities to launch (or continue) their career in international business. We encourage all those who reach out to us to sign up for Global Utah, our weekly newsletter and participate in the various educational and networking events listed on our calendar so they can connect with Utah businesses in the international arena.
According to the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, imports from Peru to Utah increased from $360 million in 2010 to $476 million in 2011 - an increase of 32.3 percent.
Mary Cardon, manager of USTAR’s SBIR-STTR Assistance Center (SSAC), will present the do's and don’ts for SBIR-STTR grant proposals. The sessions are held in cooperation with local Small Business Development Centers (SBDC).
The Governor’s office of Economic Development (GOED) Board voted today to award an expanded Economic Development Tax Increment Financing (EDTIF) tax credit to EMC Corporation in order to help facilitate additional job growth and further expansion of the company’s customer support operations in Utah.
Utah’s economy is growing and a new report comparing states throughout the nation says it is ready to explode. Citing the state’s burgeoning tech sector and its spike in exports, combined with a lenient regulatory structure and low cost of living, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranked Utah second in a list of "the next boom states."
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development and World Trade Center Utah will send a state-sponsored trade mission to Mexico during the week of August 6, 2012. Utah’s state-sponsored trade missions are an outstanding opportunity for small to medium sized businesses to explore international expansion opportunities.
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Great opportunity for potential employees in northern Utah county to assess their job-seeking skills!
Governor Gary R. Herbert spoke at the Bloomberg State & Municipal Finance Conference in Chicago, Illinois, about the economic recovery in Utah following the national recession. The Governor headlined the conference to tout Utah as a great place to do business.
A $1 million investment by the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) with the Ogden City Corporation will help create a lab that will train workers and provide space for business startups in the growing field of software applications for mobile computing devices.
Last week, GOED hosted a special delegation from Piura, Peru, known for its abundant mineral, agricultural and marine resources as well as its beautiful costal region and rich cultural heritage.
Employment internship opportunities are intended to assist participating employers with temporary work needs, while giving trainees hands-on experience in a career setting. The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) administers employment internship opportunities in partnership with employers
The Utah International Trade and Diplomacy Office (ITDO) invites you to participate in the state-led Trade Mission to Mexico, including visits to both Mexico City and Guadalajara.
Around 500 NASAA members are expected to attend the September meeting which brings together securities regulators, securities law professionals, financial services industry representatives, consumer advocates and legislative and regulatory policymakers for an in-depth look at key financial services policy issues.
The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, World Trade Center Utah, and the World Trade Association of Utah are pleased to host Mr. Edward Burton, President and Managing Director of the U.S.-Saudi Arabia Business Council (USSABC) to discuss the increasing demand for American products and know-how in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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