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Collective Medical Technologies to Expand in Utah

April 13 2017 - 11:57 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Mary Blair Collective Medical Technologies mary.blair@collectivemedicaltech.com Collective Medical Technologies to Expand in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (April 13, 2017)—Collective Medical Technologies, Inc. (CMT) and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the Salt Lake City-based health technology company will expand…


GOED Names World Trade Center Utah as Official International Business Promotion Organization

April 06 2017 - 2:03 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Jessica Nield WTC Utah Communications Director (801) 814-3491 jnield@wtcutah.com GOED Names World Trade Center Utah as Official International Business Promotion Organization SALT LAKE CITY (April 6, 2017) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has contracted with World Trade Center…


Utah Economic Summit Features Arthur Brooks, Celebrates Opportunity

April 06 2017 - 11:35 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Utah Economic Summit Features Arthur Brooks, Celebrates Opportunity SALT LAKE CITY (April 6, 2017) — Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced Arthur Brooks as keynote speaker for the 11th annual Utah Economic Summit on Friday, April 14 at the Grand America Hotel….


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Entrepreneurship, Collaboration and Sustainability: A Conversation with June Chen

March 30 2017 - 4:04 pm

Here is the latest in the series of conversations with inspirational Utah women in business. GOED’s Jessica Jerome is our latest correspondent speaking to the women behind the business, research and ideas that are changing the world. These women share their work, thoughts and advice. Note the opinions expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent…


Utah Companies Join Trade Mission to Korea and Taiwan

March 27 2017 - 1:58 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards, GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Utah Companies Join Trade Mission to Korea and Taiwan SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2016) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) led a delegation representing 20 Utah businesses on a trade mission to Seoul, Korea and Taipei, Taiwan from…


Ginger Chinn Named GOED Managing Director

March 27 2017 - 11:55 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Ginger Chinn Named GOED Managing Director SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2017)—Val Hale, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), has appointed Ginger Chinn as managing director for urban and rural business services. “Ginger is a leader with…


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GOED Board Approves Five Rural Fast Track Grants in Four Counties

March 15 2017 - 11:15 am

At their March 9 board meeting, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board of Directors approved five rural Utah businesses in four counties for Rural Fast Track grants. The projects are expected to increase the companies’ current operations for sustained economic growth. The businesses represent the sectors of construction, design, manufacturing, tourism and childcare. “This…


Utah #1 Best State for Employment – U.S. News

March 13 2017 - 4:58 pm
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Employment holds 30 percent of the weight in ranking the Best States for economy. This subcategory evaluates three major metrics: unemployment rate, job growth and labor force participation rate. While the labor force participation rate measures the percentage that is either employed or actively looking for a job, the unemployment rate delves deeper to measure…


Biomerics to Build Corporate HQ in Utah

March 09 2017 - 12:00 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Aden Hirtle Biomerics, Marketing Communications Manager 801-355-2705 ahirtle@biomerics.com Biomerics to Build Corporate HQ in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (March 9, 2017)—Biomerics and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the medical device plastics manufacturer will build its corporate headquarters in…


Ben Hart Named GOED Deputy Director

March 01 2017 - 3:43 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Ben Hart Named GOED Deputy Director SALT LAKE CITY (March 1, 2017)—Val Hale, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), has appointed Benjamin Hart as deputy director. Hart previously served two years as managing director of Urban and Rural…