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PTAC Announces New Regional Manager for Utah County

October 21 2014 - 2:32 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release October 21, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Fred Lange, PTAC Director 801-538-8733 fglange@utah.gov PTAC Announces New Regional Manager for Utah County Stephen Lyon takes PTAC leadership role to help Central Utah clients win contract bids Salt Lake City – Utah County companies who are looking to…


STEM School Assembly to Broadcast Statewide

October 20 2014 - 10:19 am
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News Release For Immediate Release October 17, 2014 Contact: Tami Goetz, STEM Action Center Executive Director 801-538-8680 tgoetz@utah.gov Kaitlin Felsted, Marketing Communications Coordinator 801-538-8747 kfelsted@utah.gov STEM Utah School Assembly to be Broadcast Statewide Assembly to promote importance of STEM education will feature Bryan Kehl, NFL Linebacker, BYU graduate, and STEM advocate The first STEM Utah…


PTAC to Educate Businesses about Winning Government Contracts

October 11 2014 - 8:29 am
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News Release For Immediate Release October 11, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Fred Lange, PTAC Director 801-538-8733 fglange@utah.gov PTAC to Educate Businesses about Winning Government Contracts  If you’re a business owner, you want to be familiar with PTAC Salt Lake City, UTAH — If you think the federal government is ominous and…


GOED Board Receives Third-party Incentive Program Review

October 10 2014 - 1:17 pm
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News ReleaseFor Immediate ReleaseOctober 10, 2014 Contact:Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director(801) 244-2975 mobilemgsullivan@utah.gov GOED Board Receives Third-party Incentive Program ReviewTanner LLC completes independent review of state incentive program Salt Lake City, UTAH – At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, the Business and Economic Development Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) received the recently…


Traeger Pellet Grills Expansion Fuels Utah’s Economy

October 09 2014 - 3:23 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release October 9, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Jeremy Andrus, CEO Traeger Pellet Grills (415) 577-9979 jandrus@traegergrills.com Traeger Pellet Grills Expansion Fuels Utah’s Economy Traeger Pellet Grills is expected to create 164 jobs in seven years  Salt Lake City, UTAH — Together with the Utah Governor’s Office…


Dr. Kimberly Henrie Accepts Leadership Role in Utah’s Economic Sector

October 06 2014 - 10:54 am
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News Release For Immediate Release October 6, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Dr. Kimberly Henrie Accepts Leadership Role in Utah’s Economic Sector Budgeting and financial planning expert joins GOED as new deputy director Salt Lake City, UTAH — The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is pleased to announce Dr. Kimberly Henrie…


Utah’s tourism tax revenue exceeded $1 billion in 2013

September 25 2014 - 3:56 pm
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“We know that we are going to continue to grow. As part of our growth strategy, we have expanded dramatically what we are doing internationally,” said Vicki Varela, managing director of the state tourism office.


Utah tourism pros convene in Ogden

September 25 2014 - 3:54 pm
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“This is the one time of year our entire industry comes together and there are so many things happening in tourism,” said Vicki Varela, managing director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Utah Office of Tourism.


Utah Technology Investments Achieve New Records In 2014

September 25 2014 - 3:07 pm
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For entrepreneurs looking for technology investment, Utah is climbing the venture capital charts. This week’s news of $150 million in funding for Utah-based Qualtrics, reported by Forbes contributor George Anders underscores a growing crescendo: If you’re looking for venture investment in tech, you should be looking in Utah.


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…