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GOED Board Approves 13 Grants in Two Months for Rural Utah

June 13 2017 - 12:24 pm

Our Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Rural Development team has been hard at work. In the last two months alone, the Office of Rural Development has helped 13 companies expand their business in nine rural counties. The GOED Board of Directors reviewed and approved each project and Rural Fast Track grant in its May…


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Culture, Talent and Career: A Conversation with Lena Laakso

June 12 2017 - 1:51 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…


Podium Poised to Grow in Silicon Slopes

June 08 2017 - 1:09 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Nico Dato Podium VP of Marketing 801-758-0580 press@podium.com Podium Poised to Grow in Silicon Slopes SALT LAKE CITY (June 8, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Podium, Inc. will expand in Utah, adding up to 426 jobs to the…


Alliance Data to Expand Utah Operations

June 08 2017 - 1:09 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Rachel Stultz Alliance Data 614-729-4890 rachel.stultz@alliancedata.com Alliance Data to Expand Utah Operations SALT LAKE CITY (June 8, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Columbus, Ohio-based Alliance Data will expand in Utah, adding hundreds of jobs to the community and…


GOED Approves Amazon Expansion in Utah

June 08 2017 - 1:02 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov GOED Approves Amazon Expansion in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (June 8, 2017)—In its public meeting today at the Utah State Capitol, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approved Amazon for a post-performance incentive agreement to begin carrying out a new…


Three New GOED Board Members Confirmed

May 22 2017 - 1:28 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Three New GOED Board Members Confirmed SALT LAKE CITY (May 22, 2017)— The Utah Senate confirmed the appointment of three new members to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board of Directors. They will be officially sworn in at the next board…


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Why the Silicon Slopes Are Just Warming Up – INC Magazine

May 19 2017 - 8:29 am
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In case you’ve missed it: Utah is one of the top places to be for impactful work over the next few decades. In the quiet urban areas of Salt Lake City, Provo, and Ogden, business has been booming. And not just any regular type of business: the entire advanced and entrepreneurial sectors have been exploding over…


Varo Money to Open Utah Office

May 11 2017 - 1:10 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Aaron Valentine Varo Money Operations 801-725-0965 aaron.valentine@varomoney.com Varo Money to Open Utah Office SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—Varo Money and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the financial technology company will expand to Utah, planning to add several…


EP Systems Selects Cache County for Manufacturing Site

May 11 2017 - 12:20 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Nathan Millecam President & CEO 480-416-2624 Nathan.millecam@ep-sys.net EP Systems Selects Cache County for Manufacturing Site SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—Electronic Power (EP) Systems and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the aerospace battery manufacturing company will expand to…


Litehouse to Expand Manufacturing in Southern Utah

May 11 2017 - 12:20 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Morgan Mittie Litehouse 208-920-2070 mmittie@litehouseinc.com Litehouse to Expand Manufacturing in Southern Utah SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced that Litehouse Inc. will expand its manufacturing operations in Hurricane, adding up to 165 jobs to…