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Governor Sets Goal to Increase $16.1 Billion Export Total by Another $1.4 Billion

September 25 2014 - 9:34 am
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News Release For Immediate Release September 25, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Governor Sets Goal to Increase $16.1 Billion Export Total by Another $1.4 Billion Businesses initiate international outreach at premier exporting event Salt Lake City, UTAH — Governor Gary R. Herbert presented the first annual Utah Global Forum (UGF) where 450…


GOED’s Technology Grant Program Broadens Base of Eligible Applicants

September 23 2014 - 9:32 am
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News Release For Immediate Release September 23, 2014 Contact: Kevin Jessing TCIP Program 801-538-8735 kjessing@utah.gov Michael G. Sullivan GOED Dir. of Communications 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov GOED’s Technology Grant Program Broadens Base of Eligible Applicants Legislative changes also emphasize nationally vetted innovations Salt Lake City, UTAH — Thanks to recent legislation, a state-run technology grant program that began…


Exporting to the Middle East Can Be Safe and Profitable

September 22 2014 - 9:30 am
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News Release For Immediate Release September 22, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Exporting to the Middle East Can Be Safe and Profitable Managing director of Mango Enterprises takes Utah to this promising market Salt Lake City, UTAH — Utah’s premier international event to help businesses expand overseas is this Wednesday. Governor Gary…


Looking for a New Export Market? Remember: China Matters

September 22 2014 - 9:28 am
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News Release For Immediate Release September 22, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Looking for a New Export Market? Remember: China Matters  ITA secretary to explain the opportunities and challenges of the Chinese marketplace Salt Lake City, UTAH — Governor Gary R. Herbert presents the first-of-its-kind Utah Global Forum (UGF) this Wednesday, Sept….


Utah ranks third in household income growth

September 18 2014 - 10:28 am

Feel richer? Utah enjoyed the third-highest increase in median-household income among the states between 2012 and 2013, according to census estimates released Thursday.


Utah Exceeds Expectations on China Trade Mission

September 18 2014 - 9:44 am
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News Release For Immediate Release September 18, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Utah Exceeds Expectations on China Trade Mission  Utah business executives and government leaders find success at major networking event Salt Lake City, UTAH — Promotional material for Utah flew off the display table at a reception this week in JuWangFu,…


University of Utah entrepreneurship program ranked among best in nation

September 17 2014 - 10:39 am

SALT LAKE CITY — A new report rates the University of Utah’s business entrepreneurship program as one of the best in the country. According to a survey released Tuesday by the Princeton Review, for the fourth consecutive year, the David Eccles School of Business at the U. was ranked as a top 25 program for…


Three Utah cities named among 50 best places to live in America

September 17 2014 - 10:12 am

(KUTV) Three Utah cities have been named on a list of the 50 best places to live in America. According to the list from 24/7 Wall Street, Orem placed No. 30, Layton No. 29, and West Jordan No. 40. The list says Orem is one of the safest cities in U.S. and has exceptionally strong…


America’s 20 best national parks

September 16 2014 - 10:34 am

Arches, Utah You may be familiar with Utah’s Arches already, without having been there, as this striking park, with its 2,000-plus sandstone arches, has served as a backdrop to countless Hollywood flicks, including Indiana Jones, and Thelma & Louise and many of those starring John Wayne. Nowhere in the world will you find such a…


The Most and Least Educated Cities in the U.S.

September 16 2014 - 10:15 am

#4 Provo, Utah Want to be surrounded by smart people? A new study by personal finance social network WalletHub found the U.S. cities the intellectual elite call home.