15 05, 2019

Infrastructure Week: The Golden Spike is One Example

By |2019-05-13T19:46:32-07:00May 15th, 2019|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Member News, Policy|0 Comments

By Theresa Foxley, president and CEO, Economic Development Corporation of Utah You’ll have seen a lot written last week about Utah’s role in one of our country’s most historic milestones: the completion of the transcontinental railroad. And for good reason! While it’s easy to take for granted our ability to move goods, people, and ideas [...]

23 01, 2019

Smart Planning for Utah’s Transportation Infrastructure

By |2019-01-24T08:10:54-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Research shows Utah’s population expected to double over the next 50 years. Whether we like it or not, this growth is inevitable. How we handle this growth will have a direct impact on our future economic success and overall quality of life. That’s why the Salt Lake Chamber is focusing our efforts in 2019 on [...]

8 10, 2018

EDCUtah Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC

By |2018-10-12T11:13:05-07:00October 8th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by EDCUtah in Utah Policy on October 8, 2018 The Economic Development Corporation of Utah received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Industry Profiles, in the category of General Purpose Print Brochure from the International Economic Development Council. The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 2, during the IEDC [...]

17 11, 2017

Stimulating Economic Growth Through Corporate Recruitment

By |2018-07-18T12:36:29-07:00November 17th, 2017|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

With all the news about Utah competing to win Amazon’s second HQ, this is a good time to look behind the scenes at how corporate recruitment enhances Utah’s economic prosperity. To get a better understanding of how Utah approaches corporate recruitment I reached out to EDCUtah President and CEO, Theresa Foxley. One of the important [...]

12 03, 2017

Women’s History Month 2017 Feature: Theresa Foxley

By |2017-03-12T13:42:19-07:00March 12th, 2017|Blog, Women's History Month|0 Comments

Since 1911, the United States has celebrated Women’s History Month – an annual month declared worldwide that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. This year the Salt Lake Chamber is honoring the extraordinary accomplishments, determination and tenacity of women. Against social convention and often legal restraints, women have [...]

14 07, 2016

EDCUtah Closes Fiscal Year with 20 Project Wins, 14,949 Jobs Created/Retained

By |2017-03-07T15:06:39-07:00July 14th, 2016|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Article originally published in EDCUtah's Economic Review on July 14, 2016. While the full measure of EDCUtah's economic development effort includes multiple initiatives, the organization's bottom line is summed up annually in the number of jobs created and retained. For the fiscal year just ended, EDCUtah's efforts totaled 13,411 jobs created and 1,538 jobs retained. [...]

10 06, 2015

Better data, Comprehensive Strategy and Business Leadership Needed for Utah’s Water Future

By |2017-03-07T15:06:52-07:00June 10th, 2015|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

As the second driest state in the nation – facing a population boom – water is everything to Utah. With it, we have settled valleys, grown crops, raised families, recreated and supported a vibrant and growing economy. Without it, our economy and quality of life is at great risk. Many of us take for granted [...]

18 05, 2015

Utah Launches Nation’s First Comprehensive Economic Development Map

By |2017-03-07T15:06:54-07:00May 18th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY-- Today, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) launched a premier interactive economic development map, now available online at locate.utah.gov. Locate.utah.gov is the first site of its kind and will be a key tool in helping businesses find the critical information they need to make [...]

11 05, 2015

DELTA BEGINS FLIGHTS TO AMSTERDAM FROM SALT LAKE CITY; $1.8 BILLION REDEVELOPMENT UNDERWAY

By |2017-03-07T15:06:55-07:00May 11th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

Article originally published by EDCUtah on Monday, May 11, 2015. These are exciting times for travel from the Salt Lake City International Airport and the future couldn't be brighter, says Bianca Shreeve, public relations and marketing manager for the Salt Lake City Department of Airports. This month Delta is launching daily nonstop service from Salt [...]