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Notable project wins during the fiscal year include Emery Refining in Emery County; SyberJet, with 1,200 jobs in Cedar City; HireVue in South Jordan; SolarWinds, with 1,040 jobs in Utah County; Boeing West Jordan and Enve in Ogden.

There will be sessions approved for both general credit hours and also for strategic management credit. Powerful speakers address today?s top industry topics to provide solutions and inspire HR managers.

The Office of Naval Research recently awarded USU USTAR-endowed professor Randy Lewis a two-year grant to study adhesive spider silk for naval applications.

Fastest Internet in the West

Mon, 29 Jul 2013

According to the ?First Quarter, 2013 State of the Internet? report, released by Akamai Technologies, Utah ranked number 5 overall, but was the only Western state in the top ten.

On July 19, The Leonardo and the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR) will host Leonardo After Hours: The InventriXXes: Women Scientists Who?ve Changed the World.

The State of Utah has chosen the Governor's Medal for Science and Technology as a symbol of recognition to those individuals who have provided distinguished service to the State of Utah in the fields of science and technology.

In twenty-first place nationally, Wasatch County ranked highest among the Utah counties followed by Grand, Washington, Cache, Box Elder, Utah and Uintah counties further down the list

Up-and-coming entrepreneurs, designers and engineers gathered at the new Adobe Systems Complex, in Lehi, Utah on June 25 for the final judging and an awards ceremony for their innovative and creative games.

An estimated 45,947 people attended the Sundance Film Festival in 2013, down slightly from the 2012 attendance estimate of 46,731.

Sixteen of Utah?s most promising and innovative technologies have recently been awarded a $40,000 Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP) grant through the Governor?s Office of Economic Development (GOED).

In Utah, 116,200 jobs now fit the qualifications to be considered STEM positions and command an average annual salary of $65,481, compared to non-STEM earnings of $37,658.

Utah has a very diverse economy. On the Hachman index, Utah?s 2011 measurement of .976 places Utah fourth in the nation in economic diversity, behind only Missouri, North Carolina and Illinois.

Utah?s Uintah Basin is one of the nation?s most promising energy regions, containing not only abundant supplies of conventional oil and gas, but a large potential for unconventional resources

Dr. George brings with her a diverse portfolio of research and management experience as well as community service.

A trade mission to the United Kingdom, led by Governor Gary R. Herbert, is scheduled and registration is open! There are many reasons to do business with our partners in the UK.

"I loved hearing about all of the various efforts and endeavors to create potential business opportunities for Utahns. Clearly Utah is an international place."

Attendees will receive practical guidance from business women and experts. Registration closes June 3.

According to the Milken Institute?s State Technology and Science Index, Utah ranks number one in the nation for its technology concentration and dynamism.

?Utah?s economic policies have remained strong, and because of their firm commitment to economic growth and competitiveness"

Phillipines Trade Mission

Wed, 22 May 2013

Networking opportunities with chambers of commerce and other U.S. companies already doing business in the Philippines

Utah is fast becoming known for a vibrant digital media and entertainment industry. The state is at the forefront of the industry with a digital media pipeline of developing innovative technologies, attracting new businesses and promoting world-class education. This innovation combined with Utah?s robust entrepreneurial spirit creates the ideal environment for 2013 Utah Game Wars competition.

As an employer, you may receive an employment tax credit for hiring eligible veterans

Innovators, experts and students alike will gather on May 1, 2013 for the fifth Annual Milford Renewable Energy Fair. The fair attracts people from all across Utah to learn more about renewable energy and the future of the industry in Utah.

According to just released jobs figures, Washington County ended 2012 with a full year of 5-6 percent job growth under its belt. This level of employment expansion falls within what I call the ?Goldilocks? range?near the county?s long-term average and not too fast, not too slow, but ?just right.? Keep in mind that in other areas this rate of nonfarm expansion would appear excessive.

In conjunction with the Woodbury School of Business and the UVU Office of Development, the upcoming 2013 event held on the UVU campus will bring with it an expanded group of topics, even more continuing education credits, and a greater opportunity to expand your profitable relationships.

The complete agenda is now available online. Be there!

A diverse economy with strong life sciences, information technology, aerospace/aviation, favorable regulatory environment, young and educated workforce, robust international trade help make Utah a great business environment.

Learn what you need to know to succeed in the Phillipines. RSVP by April 10.

The purpose of the Technology Commercialization & Innovation Program is to accelerate the commercialization of promising technologies that have strategic value for Utah. The end goal of the TCIP Program is to help drive economic development and job creation.

? Unemployment Insurance ? Get insights about eligibility determination ? Obtain tips to lower overall costs ? Hear case studies and participate in Q&A

The Utah Office of Tourism launched a $3.1 million spring/summer regional advertising campaign at the Capitol today to promote Utah?s five national parks known as The Mighty Five?. The campaign will include TV commercials in Los Angeles, Denver, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle, as well as digital outdoor, wallscapes, online, and social media.

Utah Valley University?s Woodbury School of Business will bring together international experts and the business community for a one-day conference on April 15, 2013.

While only Iron and Kane counties showed an overall improvement in permit values, home-permitting picked up dramatically in the area's largest counties. On the other hand, new nonresidential permit values dropped in every southwest county. Typically improvement in nonresidential permitting lags a surge in new homebuilding.

Get the latest facts and figures on the Cache County economy in this March 14 update by the Utah Department of Workforce Services.

All the jobs are back! As of the end of 2012, Utah had equaled its peak employment level achieved before the recession began. It took 26 months to lose 92,000 jobs to the recession and 34 months since then to get those jobs back

The hydraulic properties and aquifer characteristics determined in this study are two of the primary building blocks that were used to construct conceptual and digital groundwater-flow models. These models are part of a larger groundwater resource study that is key to groundwater resource development and protection in rapidly growing Utah County.

Did you know that in 2011, Box Elder County had a population estimate of 50,466? It may not be a surprise to find out that Brigham City is the county?s largest city with an estimated 17,899.

Learn more about starting your new business at this event.

Join us in visiting the dynamic, fast growing, market-oriented economy of Israel. Participate with your global partners in developing new relationships in the largest U.S. market in the Middle East.

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