Research Weekly - Rising Incomes in Utah

A pair of federal economic reports indicate that Utah leads the nation in personal income growth. At 1.4%, Utah is ahead of the nation’s personal income growth of 1.0%. This means more money in Utahns’ pockets.

Study Reveals Utah Has the Right Ingredients for an Inland Port

Salt Lake City – Findings from an inland port study conducted by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and commissioned by World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) confirm Utah meets many of the essential criteria for developing an inland port. The study provides recommendations for next steps decision makers should consider.

Unforgettable Utah Destinations for Fall Break

Looking to make one last getaway before you’re snowed in for the season? You need only travel as far as Utah for spectacular views and unforgettable experiences. Deseret News recently featured five Utah locations for your family’s fall travel destinations.

EDCUtah Releases FY 15-16 Annual Report

2015-2016 has been one of the most successful years for the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) in its 29-year history. The release of the EDCUtah Annual Report highlights the commitment of companies to create or retain nearly 15,000 jobs and invest close to $1 billion dollars in capital investment, all stemming from 20 project wins.

Edwards Retiring from Job Seeking Jobs

A search committee has been set up to find a replacement for Jeff Edwards, who is retiring Nov. 1 after a decade as the president and CEO of the Economic Development Corporation of Utah.

Event Summary - UTC Gala

This year’s Utah Technology Council (UTC) Gala held at the Grand America Hotel celebrated UTC’s 25th anniversary and inducted three individuals into the UTC Hall of Fame . . . “[It] was a great celebration of the history of IT in Utah."

Industry Spotlight - Economic Development & Planning

Max Backlund is a Business Development Manager at EDCUtah and a holds a Masters Degree in City and Metropolitan Planning and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah.

Ogden, Utah in Top Ten Places to Work in Manufacturing

Some places in America are bucking the trend and are in fact great places for someone who wants to work in manufacturing.

Event Summary - Governor's GS&O Mission in New York

On September 19th and 20th EDCUtah and the Governor’s Office made their way to New York to meet with several companies about investment in Utah.These meetings resulted in success again.

Event Summary - Toronto Global Strategy and Outreach Mission

EDCUtah recently completed its first international Global Strategy and Outreach mission with a very successful trip to Toronto. Nine out of the twelve Toronto targets turned into leads, meaning that those companies wanted to continue the conversation about expanding into Utah.


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