News: 2019

Why Tech Companies Are Moving to Utah

A recent Cushman and Wakefield report finds Utah has the ninth largest share of tech tenants in the country. 

Project Muir 2: ​GOED Enters Agreement with Ancestry that Deepens the Company's Roots in Utah

Ancestry, a company with homegrown roots, announces plans to expand its operations in Utah. 

A New Economic Powerhouse for Salt Lake City?

Lara Fritts, Salt Lake City Economic Development Director, talks about the aerospace industry and its future in Salt Lake City. 

Project Platypus: Plaid Opens Engineering Hub in Salt Lake City

The Economic Development Corporation (EDCUtah), Salt Lake City, and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) are excited to announce that Plaid is opening an engineering hub in Salt Lake City.

Fox File #86: We Did It! Reflections on the Site Selectors Guild

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.

The Case for Computer Science Classes in Every School

Derek Miller, President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, outlines Utah's need for computer science courses to be offered in all Utah schools. 

Qatari Delegation Visits Utah to Identify Trade and Investment Opportunities

A Qatari delegation, led by His Excellency Sheikh Meshal Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Ambassador Anne Patterson and Ambassador Khalid Bin Yousef Al-Sada, visited Utah on March 21 and 22 and was hosted by World Trade Center Utah. As part of their inbound trade mission to the state, the diplomats met with Gov. Gary R. Herbert and nearly 30 Utah companies to explore opportunities to expand trade and investment between Utah and Qatar.

Utah Manufacturers Association Announces "Coolest Thing Made in Utah"

SANDY — Mark Harling wasn’t 100 percent sure his trailers stood a chance against ice cream sandwiches and the extravagant tech products produced in the state when his daughter nominated his business for the Coolest Thing Made in Utah contest.

Utah County Leads State in Economic Growth

In 2018, Utah had one of the highest percentages of job growth in the United States at 3.7 percent and within the state five percent of the growth originated in Utah County.

Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative Annual Crosstalk Meeting

March 27 is the UAMMI - Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative 3rd annual Crosstalk meeting featuring speakers and presentations from leading advanced materials organizations.


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