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General Services

The following organizations and services can assist start-ups and more mature businesses alike.

tm Application for State Trademark and Utah Trademark Manager

The following organizations and services can assist start-ups and more mature businesses alike.

sba Business Resource Centers

Business Resource Centers (BRC) will increase the success rate of Utah businesses, providing services that will ultimately allow new and existing businesses to grow and flourish.

EDCULogoEconomic Development Corporation of Utah

Whether you are a Utah company or out-of-state company, EDCUtah is here to help you through the expansion, relocation or consolidation process by providing the professional and responsive support you need to be successful.

Blue logo_hang textManufacturing Extension Partnership of Utah

Manufacturing Extension Partnership helps you increase profits, and get to the next level by showing you the secrets of using key tools and techniques that power winning companies.

slChamberSalt Lake Chamber

Through membership, partnerships, community development programs, business advocacy and outreach groups, the Salt Lake Chamber’s community outreach effort has a statewide impact on Utah’s business community and the economy.

scoreSCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business”

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

SBCU2Small Business Development Centers

The Utah Small Business Development Center (USBDC) facilitates a network of centers throughout the state in a variety of rural and urban communities. Eleven service centers and four satellite locations provide high quality business consulting and training for existing businesses and entrepreneurs who want to start a business.

procurment1Procurement Assistance for Government Contracting

Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Centers help small businesses with all phases of Government contracting – federal, state, and local. Counselors provide one-on-one and group instruction that helps clients identify contracting opportunities. The government is an excellent customer because they generally purchase in large quantities, and pay their bills on time.

ruralRural Development including Rural Fast Track grants

The Office of Rural Development supports local rural communities develop and implement their economic or community development strategies. This is provided through both technical and financial assistance.

SiliconSlopes1Silicon Slopes

Silicon Slopes was conceived to promote Utah’s growing technology community. They provided resources for technology and life sciences companies, investors and job seekers, including detailed company profiles, industry news, community calendar, a blog and job postings.

USPTOU.S. Patent and Trademark Office 

Providing high quality and timely examination of patent and trademark applications, guiding domestic and international intellectual property policy, and delivering intellectual property information and education worldwide


Regional Technology Outreach services and TAP funding

USTAR works with innovators and entrepreneurs around the state of Utah. Learn to maximize your innovative business potential by collaborating with USTAR. The Technology Acceleration Program (TAP) provides funding to Utah-based science and technology start-ups and early stage companies. The purpose of TAP is to accelerate science and technology companies to market entry, or to mature a new technology within an existing company. This work can include, but is not limited to R&D, proof of concept, product validation, and product development.

commerceUtah Department of Commerce

The licensing and registration agency for Utah’s professional and business community.  They provide oversight of business registrations, trademarks, Uniform Commercial Code filings, professional and occupational licensing, consumer protection, public utilities, securities, real estate and residential mortgage lending.

workforce servicesUtah Department of Workforce Services

DWS provide quality and streamlined services that connect a world-class workforce with employment. DWS also provides tools designed to meet your data needs, such as a database for Utah economic and demographic information.

statetaxUtah State Tax Commission

Tax Training Workshops including Sales & Use taxes, employment taxes, tax implications for different business structures

Utah State Tax Commission provides detailed information regarding state tax requirements and registration is in Pub 38, Doing Business in Utah,  for Utah Businesses.

sl chamber womanWomen’s Business Center

The Women’s Business Center provides entrepreneurs, young professionals and small business owners the critical skills, knowledge, tools and support necessary to increase their success and strengthen the economy.

ZionsBankZions Business Resource Center

Zions Bank is dedicated to helping businesses in our community. We have a wealth of resources designed specifically for businesses, including articles, calculators and tools, how-to-videos and more.