WASHINGTON, DC (October 02, 2018)—The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Industry Profiles, in the category of General Purpose Print Brochure from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
As financial technology, or “FinTech,” grows from an obscure corner of the digital market to a source of mainstream trends and broad-reaching innovations, the cities that cultivate FinTech companies are no longer limited to large, traditional financial centers.
According to a recent report by U.S. News, Utah is the #3 state in education. The report ranked states based on performance in higher education, as well as primary and secondary schooling and pre-K education.
Utah cities landed top-ten spots on six of the lists included in Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report, which takes an annual look at important topics in city-level economic development, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.
This past week U.S. Magazine released its 2018 Best State Rankings and Utah came in at number 3; improving on its number seven ranking in 2017. While Utah was number three overall, the state ranked first for fiscal stability, second for economy, and third for education. (2 min. read)
U.S. News analyzed the 100 most populous metro areas to find the best places to live. To make the top of the list, a place had to have good value, be a desirable place to live, have a strong job market and a high quality of life. (2 min. read)