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New rankings position Utah’s economy among top in nation

April 22 2015 - 9:06 am
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For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards edwards@utah.gov mobile: (801) 755-3085 New rankings position Utah’s economy among top in nation SALT LAKE CITY (April 22, 2015) – Last Friday, the latest job report showed Utah’s economy continues its strong performance. New rankings released this week indicate Utah’s economy is one of the strongest in the nation….


Utah Receives CEA Innovation Champion Award

April 20 2015 - 11:02 am
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ARLINGTON, Va. – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is pleased to announce that the state of Utah has been named an “Innovation Champion” by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The CEA noted in its announcement the inaugural “Innovation Scorecard,” a first-of-its-kind innovation performance index based on 10 criteria. “Our strong spirit of innovation…


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CenturyLink helps UETN deliver 1 terabit of combined bandwidth to more than 1,400 Utah schools and colleges

April 20 2015 - 8:09 am
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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: April 20, 2015  Jackie Lalor, 801-205-5000jackie.lalor@centurylink.com CenturyLink helps UETN deliver 1 terabit of combined bandwidth to more than 1,400 Utah schools and colleges Partnership supports third-largest student population in the United States SALT LAKE CITY – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that its gigabit service is helping…


DEMAND FOR TECH WORKERS IS DRIVING OFFICE MARKET MOMENTUM IN SALT LAKE, SAYS NEW CBRE REPORT RANKING TOP 50 U.S. “TECH TALENT” MARKETS

April 14 2015 - 1:45 pm
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Press Release Contact: Kathleen McMillan +1 801 869 8045 kathleen.mcmillan@cbre.com DEMAND FOR TECH WORKERS IS DRIVING OFFICE MARKET MOMENTUM IN SALT LAKE, SAYS NEW CBRE REPORT RANKING TOP 50 U.S. “TECH TALENT” MARKETS #25 on the overall list, Salt Lake ranks in the top five of small markets Los Angeles, April 14, 2015 – Tech talent clustering…


Gov. Herbert Announces Selection of Utah’s Delegation for National Youth Science Camp

April 14 2015 - 10:41 am
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News Release For Immediate Release April 14, 2015 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Gov. Herbert Announces Selection of Utah’s Delegation for National Youth Science Camp Two high school students will represent the state at the 52nd annual camp in West Virginia SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced today that…


Utah Legislature Okays Online Insurance and HR Company Offerings

April 13 2015 - 10:56 am
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News Release For Immediate Release April 13, 2015 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Utah Legislature Okays Online Insurance and HR Company Offerings Governor Gary Herbert’s Signing of HB141 allows Zenefits to Operate in Utah SALT LAKE CITY— During its recent session, the Utah Legislature updated the statutory insurance inducement definitions to allow…


Utah #1 Best Economic Outlook for 2015

April 10 2015 - 4:45 pm
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Utah again earns the top spot for states with the best economic outlook, followed by North Dakota, Indiana, North Carolina and Arizona, according to the newest edition of Rich States, Poor States released today by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).


State Focus: Industry Is Not The Only Thing Buzzing In Utah

April 09 2015 - 3:15 pm
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Life elevated. Elevated really means living higher—and no, this does not just pertain to Utah’s average elevation of 6,100 feet above sea level. Utah boasts one of the best economies in the nation. What does that mean for you? A higher quality of life.


Utah: The Indie Film State

April 09 2015 - 1:52 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release April 9, 2015 Contact: Ricardo Flores, Utah Film Commission 801-538-8740 rcflores@utah.gov Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Utah: The Indie Film State GOED Board approves incentives for new production to be directed by award-winning director Roger Donaldson along with three others projects SALT LAKE CITY—The Utah Film Commission announced…


Connolly iHealth Technologies Chooses Utah for Western Operations

April 09 2015 - 1:40 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release April 9, 2015 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Anne Marcus, Connolly iHT Communications Manager 203-423-1456 Anne.marcus@connolly.com Connolly iHealth Technologies Chooses Utah for Western Operations The global payment integrity firm is expected to add 145 jobs to the community SALT LAKE CITY—Connolly iHealth Technologies, along with the Governor’s…