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Utah’s Tourism Director Wins National Leadership Award

August 29 2016 - 11:01 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 Office (801) 755-3085 Cell edwards@utah.gov Utah’s Tourism Director Wins National Leadership Award BOCA RATON, FLA (Aug. 29, 2016)  — Utah Office of Tourism, Film and Global Branding Director Vicki Varela has been named National State Tourism Director of the Year by the…


Utah tops the list of fastest-growing tech states

August 29 2016 - 9:58 am
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Salt Lake City is frequently cited as a rising tech hub, thanks to a combination of low taxes, local schools funneling skilled workers into the market, suitable infrastructure for business, and a vibrant startup community.


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Fueling the Future: An Interview with Rikki Hrenko-Browning

August 26 2016 - 12:23 pm

This is the third of a series of conversations with Utah women building disruptive technologies. I’m Kimberly Zhang. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Please note that the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily…


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Utah Ops Conference: Building on Success

August 25 2016 - 3:45 pm

The 2016 Utah Ops Conference, presented by Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB), will take place September 8 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Now in its third year, the conference is designed to support government organizations in improving quality by providing more value for every tax dollar…


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Cutting-Edge Communications: An Interview with Susan Opp

August 19 2016 - 4:20 pm

This is the second of a series of conversations with Utah women building disruptive technologies. I’m Kimberly Zhang. I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Please note that the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent…


CNBC – Top Places to Start a Business

August 18 2016 - 9:01 am
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In recent ranking, CNBC placed 3 Utah cities in top 20 places in the nation to start a business.


Career in the Cloud: An Interview with Catherine Wong

August 12 2016 - 2:55 pm

This is the first of a series of conversations with Utah women building disruptive technologies. I’m Kimberly Zhang, and this summer, I set out to speak to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. They share their work, thoughts and advice. Note that the opinions expressed by interviewees do…


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PTAC News: Doing Business with the GSA

August 12 2016 - 9:16 am

Join GOED’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) experts on August 22 for “GSA 101” – an overview of securing contracts with the federal General Services Administration (GSA). The mission of GSA is to deliver the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to government and the American people. GSA Schedules are fast, easy,…


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Rural Fast Tracks Focus on Manufacturing

August 11 2016 - 12:21 pm

At the August 11 board meeting, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board of Directors approved two rural Utah businesses for Rural Fast Track grants. The projects are expected to create six new jobs paying between 110 and 125 percent of average wages in the two counties affected. “These latest grant recipients are both…


The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation hosts regional Outdoor Recreation Summits

August 09 2016 - 11:02 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 Office (801) 755-3085 Cell edwards@utah.gov The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation Hosts regional Outdoor Recreation Summits  SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 9, 2016) – Following the success of last year’s Outdoor Recreation Summit, the Office of Outdoor Recreation is pleased to host regional…