Accolades

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

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.

As Job Growth Soars, Utah Consistently Ranks in Top 5 States for Business

Several agencies have ranked Utah in the top five states to do business in 2018, a ranking that is well-demonstrated by the state’s exceptionally high job growth.

Utah Ranks in Top Ten Highest Well-Being States

The Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index includes more than 2.5 million surveys and captures how people feel about and experience their daily lives. (2 min. read)

U.S. News Magazine Ranks Utah Among Best States Overall

This past week U.S. Magazine released its 2018 Best State Rankings and Utah came in at number 3; improving on its number seven ranking in 2017. While Utah was number three overall, the state ranked first for fiscal stability, second for economy, and third for education. (2 min. read)

The Top 10 Cities Where Employees Are Happiest

Salt Lake City nears the top of the list based on job satisfaction rating, median salary, and available job openings. (2 min. read) 

Utah Named #10 Among Best Places to Live

U.S. News analyzed the 100 most populous metro areas to find the best places to live. To make the top of the list, a place had to have good value, be a desirable place to live, have a strong job market and a high quality of life. (2 min. read)

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