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NEW: Start Up Guide for Salt Lake City

Posted on: September 6th, 2021

It’s no secret that Salt Lake City is one of the best metros in the U.S. for startups. You could say our overnight success is years in the making – home to countless success stories, a young and educated population and a thriving tech and healthcare scene. That’s why we have compiled an updated 2021 Entrepreneurship […]

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How Salt Lake City’s JJH Auto Body Used Airport Contracts to Help Grow their Business

Posted on: August 19th, 2021

JJH Auto Body and Paint provides collision repairs and auto body work. They started their business in 2009 and have been growing steadily ever since, more recently expanding into a larger facility. Johnny Hernandez took the time to talk to us about one aspect of his business that helped him land a new, steady source […]

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A New Approach to Learning and Hiring in Utah

Posted on: August 16th, 2021

Our Economic Development Workforce Development Manager Jake Maxwell was able to attend the Salt Lake Chamber’s ‘Workforce Summit’ and shares his thoughts from the event and how Salt Lake City is shifting primary focus to our workforce. Read on and as always, we’d love to hear your feedback. Under the new leadership of the State of […]

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Build Back Better: Craft Lake City Celebrates 13th Annual Festival

Posted on: August 12th, 2021

Can we all give a big shout out to Angela Brown, Executive Director of Craft Lake City and member of Salt Lake City’s Business Advisory Board? It is local business leaders like Brown who are so critical to building up our economy and creating opportunities for everyone. Read on to learn more about their biggest event happening this […]

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