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Playing to Your Strengths: A Conversation with Jennifer Junkin

April 21 2017 - 1:31 pm

Here is the latest in the series of conversations with inspirational Utah women in business. GOED’s Jessica Jerome is our latest correspondent speaking to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. These women share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent…


STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced

April 19 2017 - 10:55 am
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*attached contains the following: Click here for photos. News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced SALT LAKE CITY (April 19, 2017) – The STEM Action Center will hold its third annual STEM Innovation Awards in partnership with Utah Technology Council as part…


Best Small Cities to Start a Business – WalletHub

April 18 2017 - 1:45 pm
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Utah has 5 cities in the top 30! Size matters when choosing a city in which to launch a startup. As many veteran entrepreneurs — and failed startups — understand well, bigger is not always better. A city with a smaller population can offer a greater chance of success, depending on an entrepreneur’s type of…


Collective Medical Technologies to Expand in Utah

April 13 2017 - 11:57 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Mary Blair Collective Medical Technologies mary.blair@collectivemedicaltech.com Collective Medical Technologies to Expand in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (April 13, 2017)—Collective Medical Technologies, Inc. (CMT) and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the Salt Lake City-based health technology company will expand…


GOED Names World Trade Center Utah as Official International Business Promotion Organization

April 06 2017 - 2:03 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Jessica Nield WTC Utah Communications Director (801) 814-3491 jnield@wtcutah.com GOED Names World Trade Center Utah as Official International Business Promotion Organization SALT LAKE CITY (April 6, 2017) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has contracted with World Trade Center…


Utah Economic Summit Features Arthur Brooks, Celebrates Opportunity

April 06 2017 - 11:35 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Utah Economic Summit Features Arthur Brooks, Celebrates Opportunity SALT LAKE CITY (April 6, 2017) — Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced Arthur Brooks as keynote speaker for the 11th annual Utah Economic Summit on Friday, April 14 at the Grand America Hotel….


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Entrepreneurship, Collaboration and Sustainability: A Conversation with June Chen

March 30 2017 - 4:04 pm

Here is the latest in the series of conversations with inspirational Utah women in business. GOED’s Jessica Jerome is our latest correspondent speaking to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. These women share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent…


Utah Companies Join Trade Mission to Korea and Taiwan

March 27 2017 - 1:58 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards, GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Utah Companies Join Trade Mission to Korea and Taiwan SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2016) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) led a delegation representing 20 Utah businesses on a trade mission to Seoul, Korea and Taipei, Taiwan from…


Ginger Chinn Named GOED Managing Director

March 27 2017 - 11:55 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Ginger Chinn Named GOED Managing Director SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2017)—Val Hale, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), has appointed Ginger Chinn as managing director for urban and rural business services. “Ginger is a leader with…


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GOED Board Approves Five Rural Fast Track Grants in Four Counties

March 15 2017 - 11:15 am

At their March 9 board meeting, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board of Directors approved five rural Utah businesses in four counties for Rural Fast Track grants. The projects are expected to increase the companies’ current operations for sustained economic growth. The businesses represent the sectors of construction, design, manufacturing, tourism and childcare. “This…