News: July 2017

Fox File #17 "What Do You Love About Your Job?"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.  The joys of being EDCUtah's CEO. (2 min. read)

Economic Development 101 Certification Course

Sign up to today for the UVU accredited Certificate in Economic Development. Topics covered include strategic planning, community development, incentives, workforce development, and more. (1 min. read)

Utah Manufacturers Association Announces Success of 'Make Manufacturing Your Future'

The targeted campaign aimed to fill the talent gaps in the skilled manufacturing workforce by increasing statewide enrollment in technician level manufacturing training. (2 min. read)

Salt Lake City Ranked #3 on CBRE's Annual List of Tech Momentum Markets

The annual report ranks U.S. and Canadian markets according to their ability to attract and grow tech talent. (2 min. read)

Fox File #16 "An Ambitious Plan"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.  Highlights from our 2017-18 Strategic Recruiting Plan that will be given out at our 2017 Annual Meeting, and an invitation to participate with us at NBAA. (1 min. read) 

New Report Projects Utah County to Grow to 1.6 Million Residents

By 2065, 40 percent of new Utah residents will live in Utah County. This growth will have Utah County competing with Salt Lake County for largest in the state. (3 min. read)

25k Jobs Tour Continues in Cache County

Max Backlund, EDCUtah's Director of Public Development, joined other partners in Cache County for another stop on the 25k Jobs tour. (2 min. read)

Utah's OOCL Breaks Shipping Record

OOCL, headquartered in Hong Kong and Utah, sailed the largest container ship to date into the Port of New York and New Jersey. The ship weighed in at 13,208 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)(2 min. read)

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is now accepting applications. The program is in partnership with Salt Lake Community College and supports small business and economic growth. (1 min. read)

Fox File #15 "Amazon Incentives"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.  June and July saw the announcement of two major project wins, Amazon and Adobe. Theresa takes a look at why the incentive offered to Amazon was a good deal. (2 min. read) 

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