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Business Advisory Board Member Spotlight – Karen Gunn

Posted on: March 13th, 2019

Utah’s business community is full of strong women who’ve shown up, done the work, and inspired us all. And since it is Women’s History Month we’re taking the opportunity to highlight women-owned businesses throughout Salt Lake City and the leaders who help make it happen. One of our standouts is Karen Gunn who has been […]

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Helping Salt Lake City Be the Best It Can Be

Posted on: March 12th, 2019

Our economic development team is relatively new and has been built, essentially, from the ground up. There wasn’t a voice for Salt Lake City’s businesses, and now there is. Since Mayor Biskupski formed the department in July of 2016, we’re talking over 9,000 jobs and nearly 1 billion dollars in capital expenditure created or retained […]

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Who Is Winning the Race for Tech Talent?

Posted on: February 21st, 2019

Salt Lake City is committed to attracting tech talent. As a City, we are working to provide the amenities today’s tech workforce wants – lower cost of living, high-efficiency public infrastructure, transit options, cultural diversity, and collaboration space (among other things). But we’re living in a state where there are more job openings than people […]

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2019-2020 City Arts Grants Deadlines Announced

Posted on: February 20th, 2019

Salt Lake City’s arts scene is remarkable, with affordable high-quality programming and a vibrant community of artists and creatives.  One of the ways the City helps keep it alive is through the City Arts Grantsprogram. The City Arts Grants program supports a variety of arts activities within Salt Lake City. Made possible through an annual appropriation […]

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