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Utah STEM Bus Takes to the Road for the 2017-2018 School Year

August 16 2017 - 3:26 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov Utah STEM Bus Takes to the Road for the 2017-2018 School Year SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 16, 2017)— Gov. Gary R. Herbert and STEM industry leaders unveiled the Utah STEM Bus (USB) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at the…


Earnest to Join Utah’s Fintech Sector 

August 10 2017 - 10:22 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Eva Pullano Earnest, Inc. 212-564-3665 press@earnest.com Earnest to Join Utah’s Fintech Sector SALT LAKE CITY (Aug.10, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Earnest, Inc. will expand in Utah, adding up to 500 jobs to the community and $5.6 million…


Five New Productions Approved to Film in Utah

July 14 2017 - 9:01 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Debra Vago 385-831- 9617 deb.vago@gmail.com Five New Productions Approved to Film in Utah Line-up includes Taylor Sheridan’s Yellowstone, starring Kevin Costner SALT LAKE CITY (July 13, 2017) – The Utah Film Commission today announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approval of state film incentives for five…


Adobe to expand in Utah

July 13 2017 - 12:03 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Adobe to expand in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (July 13, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Adobe will add up to 1,260 new high-paying jobs in Lehi and an initial estimated $90 million in capital investment to the state….


GOED Confirms New Board Chair

June 23 2017 - 1:32 pm
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*attached contains the following: News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov GOED Confirms New Board Chair SALT LAKE CITY (June 23, 2017)— The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board recently approved two changes in leadership. Jerry Oldroyd, senior counsel at Ballard Spahr, will now serve as board chair….


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…


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…