Industry Spotlight - Manufacturing Programs in Utah

Manufacturing jobs built the American middle class and created the world’s most innovative economy. Though the United States has experienced a recent decline in these jobs, there is a positive trajectory for the future of domestic manufacturing.

Expert Opinion - Vicki Varela Managing Director of Tourism, Film, and Global Branding

EDCUtah recently sat down with Vicki Varela, Managing Director of Tourism, Film, and Global Branding for the state of Utah.

Governor's Response to Forbes' #1 Ranking of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 16, 2016) — Forbes magazine today named Utah the 2016 Best State for Business and Careers. Utah has ranked no. 1 on the list six out of the last seven years, with 2016 marking the third consecutive year in the top spot.

Forbes Ranks Utah as the Best State for Business for the 3rd Year in a Row

Forbes 11th annual Best States for Business list measures which states have the best business climates and are poised to succeed going forward. Leading the way for the third straight year is Utah, which also ranked on top between 2010 and 2012. Only Virginia in 2013 interrupted Utah’s reign this decade as the Best State for Business.

Event Summary - ECONOMIX

EDCUtah recently had the opportunity to attend ECONOMIX, a conference for economic developers and site selectors. The conference held classes specifically designed to help economic developers and site selectors build relationships and establish good processes for doing this kind of work.

Research Weekly - Where Does Utah's Population Growth Come From?

Population growth can tell an interesting story about a state. In particular, it can talk to the economic suitability of a state for a business considering relocation.

EDCUtah Launches Redesigned SURESites Property Listing Website

EDCUtah is proud to announce the launch of its new and improved Utah SURE (Select Utah Real Estate) Sites platform. After years of work, the updated version improves on limitations from previous versions and utilizes the latest technologies to their greatest capacity. 

How Grounded F-35s Returned To Flight

It’s been just three months since the U.S. Air Force declared the long-awaited F-35A ready for combat. But already the joint government-Lockheed Martin operation that manages the world’s largest fighter program has overcome a major hurdle . . .

Salt Lake City a mecca for skiers and riders

Traditionally, ski vacations consist of finding a top-notch resort, good deals on lift tickets, airfare, and slope-side hotel or condo, and a nice selection of restaurants nearby. Now, imagine a capital city that provides a sophisticated metropolitan vibe as well as quick and easy access to more than a half dozen outstanding resorts.  Say hello to Salt Lake City.

Natalie Gochnour - Utah Inland Port Feasibility

At this year's Utah Global Forum Natalie Gochnour, Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, presented the findings of the research study done by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute regarding an Inland Port in Utah.


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