Business Elevated Podcast (Season 5 Episode 13)
This podcast series features business and government leaders discussing what it’s like to live and work in the great state of Utah.
This episode is part two of conversations featuring the partners presenting Gov. Cox’s Spring One Utah Summit at the Davis Conference Center in Layton on May 1-2, 2023.
In this episode, listen to Linda Cabrales, director of the Utah Innovation Center at the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, and Greg Todd, executive director of the Utah Office of Energy Development.
Cabrales informs listeners of the summit’s entrepreneur startup pitch competition featuring Utah’s best and brightest, how it helps support Utah’s startup ecosystem, and why entrepreneurs should participate. She also describes how the Utah Innovation Center works with Brad Bonham, the state’s first entrepreneur-in-residence.
Next, Miller tells listeners about the Salt Lake Chamber’s history with the Economic Opportunity office’s annual economic summit and why it is vital to the Chamber, what it means to businesses in northern Utah for the summit to be held in Davis County, and his thoughts about the 2023 legislative session.
Todd shares how Utah’s economic well-being is intertwined with the work of the Utah Office of Energy Development, the energy-related topics that will be discussed at this year’s summit, initiatives aimed at diversifying Utah’s energy portfolio, and how vital rural Utah is to the state’s energy supply.
Join podcast host Pete Codella and leaders from these partner organizations to learn more about what’s planned for #1UTspring and why business and civic leaders should participate.