3 09, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber, DWS and EDCUtah Announce New Rural Development Initiative

By |2019-09-03T10:32:53-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Blog, Chamber Rural Workforce Network, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (September 3, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) announced that they will be partnering on a new initiative called the Chamber Rural Workforce Network to help further Utah’s rural development. The program was made official today when partner officials [...]

8 08, 2019

Price is Right: Intermountain Electronics on Growth Track in Central Utah

By |2019-08-30T13:45:55-07:00August 8th, 2019|Chamber Rural Workforce Network|0 Comments

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) have announced Intermountain Electronics, Inc. will expand in Utah adding up to 289 jobs and $21.5 million in new state revenue and an estimated $12.5 million in capital investment over the next 15 years. “It’s exciting to see Intermountain Electronics [...]

12 06, 2019

GOEX On the Go to Iron County

By |2019-08-30T13:58:30-07:00June 12th, 2019|Chamber Rural Workforce Network|0 Comments

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) today announced GOEX will expand in Utah’s Iron County, adding up to 100 jobs, $1.8 million in state revenue, and an estimated $15 million in capital investment. “We are excited that GOEX would select Utah for their Western operation,” [...]

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 [...]