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.

Event Summary - Utah Global Forum

EDCUtah recently attended the Utah Global Forum and witnessed a variety of successes for Utah.

Utah adventure: welcome to the Louvre of natural landscapes

This year marks a century of the US National Park Service, and it’s an anniversary well worth celebrating – it’s in the American wilderness that the true wonder of this colossal country shines through. 

GOED Appoints Three Industry Consultants

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 3, 2016)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has appointed three industry consultants to oversee strategic growth in the aerospace, financial services and life science sectors.

Event Summary - Women in Economic Development Conference

EDCUtah recently attended the 7th annual Women in Economic Development Conference in Chicago, Illinois and was thrilled to see the growing opportunity for leadership in the industry.

Research Weekly - Benefits of a Slowing Job Growth Rate

Utah has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation at 3.4%, which is an indicator of a strong economy. However, a low unemployment rate does bring its own economic development challenges. Many Utah companies struggle to find qualified labor because our unemployment rate is so low.

Pollina Corporate Ranks Utah #1 for Pro Business States

Pollina Corporate Real Estate has now voted Utah #1 of the Top 10 Pro Business States for four years in a row. Here are some highlights on Utah’s latest ranking from Pollina’s 81-page report:

Event Summary - San Francisco Peak Event

EDCUtah recently attended an event in San Francisco hosted by Peak Ventures . . . [and] learned that we are on the right trajectory in promoting expansion and opportunities here in Utah.

Industry Spotlight - Manufacturing & Distribution

Proctor and Gamble has recently made a shift in company strategy, closing several of its manufacturing locations. The shift is part of an ongoing drive to improve efficiency and lower costs.

Event Summary - International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE)

EDCUtah was in for a real treat at this year’s International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) held at the Expo Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada. With over 23,000 baking professionals and 800 exhibitors, it is the largest event for the grain-based food industry.


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