Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Outdoor Industry AssociationIn a few short weeks the outdoor industry will once again make its twice-annual pilgrimage to Utah for the Outdoor Retailer show. We go to do business, of course, but also hopefully to share time outdoors with colleagues, friends and potential customers. Mountains, rivers and trails in Utah and across the country serve as a sort of natural lab and offer a chance to connect with the very thing that motivated many of us to get into this industry in the first place: the outdoors.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Globe NewswireAirportXP, a mobile insights platform from Phoenix Marketing International (http://phoenixmi.com/), that allows travelers to share their experience at the 250 busiest U.S. Airports, has revealed the highest traveler-rated airports in the country in regards to parking and getting to the terminal.
Monday, July 18, 2016 EDCUtahWhen a company considers moving or expanding to a new location they often hire a site selector to assist them in the process. EDCUtah, with the support of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, recently surveyed site selectors to get their thoughts on Utah. Here are five highlights.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 EDCUtahWhile the full measure of EDCUtah's economic development effort includes multiple initiatives, the organizatiion's bottom line is summed up annually in the number of jobs created and retained. For the fiscal year just ended, EDCUtah's efforts totaled 13,411 jobs created and 1,538 jobs retained.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 CNBCJosh James remembers it like yesterday. At a business event in Silicon Valley a decade ago, he struck up a conversation with a venture capitalist about Omniture, the web analytics company James co-founded in 1996.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 CNBCHow sweet it is! Utah, known as the Beehive State because its people are so industrious, proves its point with a convincing win in our 10th annual Top States for Business ranking. In many ways, this is the culmination of a decade of hard work by the people and businesses of Utah, developing innovative industries, a skilled workforce and a critical mass of companies big and small that is now rivaling Silicon Valley.
Monday, July 11, 2016 EDCUtahUnemployment is very often looked at as a negative. The health of our country’s economy is often associated with unemployment. Naturally, the goal would be to decrease the unemployment in a state or county as much as possible.
Sunday, July 10, 2016 AdweekIt's one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in the country, with record amounts of venture capital flowing in, and is home to at least a half-dozen unicorns (companies valued at $1 billion or more) and plenty more "soonicorns" expected to hit that mark.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Utah PolicyTo repeat an overused cliché, Utah’s economic eggs aren’t all in one basket – and that’s a very good thing. Utah’s widely diverse economy is a major reason the state is enjoying strong job growth and economic prosperity, say Utah’s top economic development officials.