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Office of Economic Development

GOED color logo (stack Utah)The Governor’s Office of Economic Development charter is based on Governor Herbert’s commitment to economic development statewide.

The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state.

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development accomplishes this mission through the administration of programs that are based around industries or “economic clusters” that demonstrate the best potential for development. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development utilizes state resources and private sector contracts to fulfill its mission.

Vision of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development
Utah will lead the nation as the best performing economy and be recognized as a premier global business destination.

Mission of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development
Utah will excel in job creation, innovation, entrepreneurship, global business, and quality workforce and have a stable and sustainable business friendly environment.

Four Objectives:

  1. Strengthen and grow existing Utah business, both urban and rural.
  2. Increase innovation, entrepreneurship & investment
  3. Increase national and international business.
  4. Prioritize education to develop the workforce of the future.

Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development
60 East South Temple, 3rd Floor
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
Phone: 801-538-8680
Toll Free: 855-204-9046
Fax: 801-538-8888

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