Accolades

Time and time again, Utah ranks as one of the top states for doing business in some of the most important national rankings.

Utah Maintains AAA Credit Rating

All three credit rating agencies reaffirmed Utah's AAA credit rating. 

Forbes: Utah Second Best State for Business

This past week Forbes released its Best States for Business Rankings. Utah moved up one spot from last year to claim the number two spot. Forbes credits the jump in the rankings to Utah's successful tech industry.   

Utah One of Nation’s Leaders in Science and Engineering Workforce Growth

Utah is one of the nation’s leaders in long-term science and engineering (S&E) workforce growth, according to a new analysis released by SSTI (the State Science and Technology Institute), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving initiatives that support prosperity through scie

The Nation's Top States for Tax Climate Includes Utah

Utah earned a top-10 spot on The Tax Foundation’s 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index, a report that enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare. 

Utah: 6th Best Economy in the U.S.

According to a new report by Business Insider, Utah is a top-10 economy, ranked 6th in the United States, based on its unemployment rate, job growth, per-capita GDP, GDP growth, average weekly wages, and wage growth.

EDCUtah Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC

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).

Which Locations Are Drawing FinTech Companies? Salt Lake City is #5

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.

U.S. News Ranks Utah the 3rd Best State for Education

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 County, Home of Silicon Slopes, Ranks #2 Among Nation’s Counties for Job Growth, #6 for Wage Increases

Utah County ranks No. 2 in the nation for job growth—with an increase of more than three times the national rate, new federal data show. It also ranked No. 6 for wage increases.

Utah Cities on Six More "Top Ten" Economic Development Lists

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.

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