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Locate.utah.gov combines with UtahSureSites.com to create full-service business resource

September 19 2017 - 1:39 pm
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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kelleigh Cole Director, Utah Broadband Outreach Center Governor’s Office of Economic Development 801-538-8831 kcole@utah.gov Locate.utah.gov combines with UtahSureSites.com to create full-service business resource SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 19, 2017)— The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), Utah Broadband Outreach Center and Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) have partnered…


Pluralsight Chooses to Expand at Home

September 08 2017 - 9:27 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov DJ Anderson Vice President, Communications 415-706-5720 dj@pluralsight.com Pluralsight Chooses to Expand at Home SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 8, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Utah-based Pluralsight will expand in the state, adding approximately 2,400 jobs, $86.2 million in new…


Utah K-16 Computing Initiative Announced at 25K Jobs Tour

September 05 2017 - 12:05 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 K-16 Computing Initiative Announced at 25K Jobs Tour SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 5, 2017)—The Utah STEM Action Center today announced the Utah K-16 Computing Initiative, which addresses the need for more high-tech, high-wage opportunities in rural Utah. The…


Education and Industry Partners to Create IT Pathways

August 23 2017 - 1:04 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Education and Industry Partners to Create IT Pathways SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 23, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and Silicon Slopes today announced the IT Pathways Program, a partnership with tech companies and education to create a career pathway to…


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…