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Stryker Chooses Utah for Future Growth

October 12 2017 - 10:27 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Jon Zimmer Director of Public Relations 201-749-8822 Jon.zimmer@stryker.com   Stryker Chooses Utah for Future Growth SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 12, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Stryker will expand in the state, adding up to 540 jobs, $16.9 million…


Annual symposium connects Utah companies with big business opportunities

October 11 2017 - 2:22 pm
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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 Annual symposium connects Utah companies with big business opportunities SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 25, 2017)—On Oct. 11, Utah businesses can explore more than $3 billion in new contracting opportunities. The 2017 Procurement Symposium, hosted by the Utah…


Utah Career Pathways Program Receives 
Excellence in Economic Development Award

October 05 2017 - 12:45 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Utah Career Pathways Program Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 5, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) won a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for the Utah career pathways program, a project in the category of…


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…


AvidXchange to Expand in Utah

September 08 2017 - 9:23 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Jen Ittenbach AvidXchange Communications 704-971-8106 jittenbach@avidxchange.com AvidXchange to Expand in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 8, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced AvidXchange, Inc. will expand its Utah operation, adding up to 218 jobs to the community, nearly $1.8…


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…