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Monday, February 5, 2018

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Utah sets pace among tech firms seeking parity in hiring
By Brice Wallace Utah’s tech community has been a beacon of innovation for years, but it also is at the forefront of pushing for gender diversity inside companies.One effort to boost diversity, the nonprofit organization Parity.org, has received commitments from more than 8...

Orem's VIA Motors partners with Chinese co. to build electric truck
By John Rogers Orem-based VIA Motors International has signed an agreement with China’s Zhejiang Geely New Energy Vehicle Co. Ltd. to co-develop a medium-duty, extended-range electric truck, that will incorporate VIA’s proprietary vehicle software and systems control ...

Confidence wanes slightly after record high in December
Utah’s consumer confidence came back to earth a little bit in January after setting records in December. The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index (CAI) dipped slightly heading into the new year, decreasing 0.8 points from 118.7 in December to 117.9 in January. The Utah P...

Chamber tabs Hatch 'Giant in Our City'
The Salt Lake Chamber has announced that U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will be honored as the 39th "Giant in Our City" at a chamber event May 3 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. The award honors those with exceptional and distinguished service and extraordinary ...

GOED simplifies way rural businesses get tax credits
A state agency has simplified the process of applying for tax credits designed to spur investment and job creation by rural, non-retail small businesses in Utah.The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has created an online portal to improve the Enterprise Zone ...

Intermountain Healthcare moving 2,300 workers to management partner
Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare announced Jan. 24 that it would transfer roughly 2,300 employees to a new employer, saving the institution roughly $70 million over the next three years. The affected employees all work in “nonclinical” positions, sai...

Turner named president of Young Living
Young Living Essential Oils of Lehi has named Jared S. Turner as its president and chief operating officer. Turner has been instrumental in growing the company to a billion-dollar business by increasing revenue by over 800 percent over the past five years, the company s...

Corporate Financial Reports - 2-5-18
CORPORATE FINANCIAL REPORTSThe following are recent financial reports as posted by selected Utah corporations: ZionsZions Bancorporation, based in Salt Lake City, reported net earnings applicable to common shareholders of $114 million, or 54 cents per share, for the fourth q...

Biovation opens new headquarters
A new manufacturing company has opened in Utah catering to the nutraceutical and nutritional supplement industries. Biovation Labs has opened its 104,000-square-foot corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in West Valley City.{mprestri...


Calendar listings are provided as a free service to our readers. Information about upcoming events may be sent to brice@slenterprise.com. The submission deadline is one week before publication.

2018 Peak Awards Luncheon - February 8
A Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce event. Keynote speaker is Steve Down, entrepreneur, capitalist and cause leader. Location is Salt Lake Community College’s Miller Campus, 9750 S. 300 W., Sandy. Registration can be completed at http://www.Eventbrite.com.

2018 Annual Gala - February 9
An Ogden-Weber Chamber of Commerce event with the theme “A Night to Celebrate.” Awards will be presented for Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Chairperson of the Year, the Sue Westenskow Education Award, the Athena Leadership Award and the Wall of Fame. Location is Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Cost is $100. Details are at http://www.ogdenweberchamber.com.

Fourth Annual Breakfast with the Candidates - February 10
A Murray Area Chamber of Commerce event featuring state legislators providing a legislative update and having an audience Q&A. Location is Intermountain Medical Doty Education Center, 5121 Cottonwood St., Murray. Free, and open to the public (no young children, please). Details are at http://www.murraychamber.org.

2018 Annual Athena Award Luncheon - February 15
A Davis Chamber of Commerce event. Athena Award recipient is Sheryl Cox of America First Credit Union. Location is the Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 W., Layton. Details are at http://www.davischamberofcommerce.com.


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