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Monday, June 3, 2019

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Starting a business? Get your MBC degree while you're at it
The University of Utah has launched a first-of-its-kind master's degree for entrepreneurs looking to begin and develop a new business quickly.The Master of Business Creation (MBC) degree was announced last week by the David Eccles School of Business at the UofU.Instituted in part...


What do national parks mean to Utah? $1.84 billion in 2018
It's hard to overstate the importance of Utah's 13 national parks, national monuments and historical areas to the state's economy. In 2018, visitation to these areas accounted for $1.84 billion in economic benefit in Utah. Those expenditure were made by 15.37 million visitors to ...


Optimism still strong; CAI rises in May
Utah consumers continue to be optimistic about their economic futures, based on the May edition of the Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index (CAI). The index rose 0.9 points to reach 113.2 in May, hampered by the Present Situation Index dropping 0.3 points but fueled by a 1.7 p...


Torch LMS acquired by Absorb Software
Lehi's Torch LMS has been purchased by Calgary, Alberta-based Absorb Software. Absorb said that a recent strategic investment by Boston's Silversmith Capital Partners has allowed the company to make the Torch acquisition, the first of an anticipated several as the company expands...


PrinterLogic first to build on St. George's Tech Ridge
PrinterLogic, a St. George based developer of serverless printing software, has broken ground on new headquarters, becoming the first company to locate to the Southern Utah city's new Tech Ridge development. Located at the abandoned site of St. George's former airport, Tech Ridge...


CBRE Salt Lake City releases Marketview commercial real estate report
The Salt Lake City office of commercial real estate firm CBRE has released it first quarter Marketview report for the office, industrial and retail sectors. Unlike previous reports, the most recent Marketview now includes office sector market activity and analysis in both Salt La...


Lehi's Nuvi buys Banyan
Nuvi, a Lehi-based social media mining company, has acquired Banyan, a patient experience software firm based in Orem. Terms of the deal were not announced.Banyan's software platform gives healthcare providers the ability to connect with their patients through their HIPAA-complia...


CORPORATE FINANCIAL REPORTS 6-3-19
The following are recent financial reports as posted by selected Utah corporations: Security National Financial Security National Financial Corp., based in Salt Lake City, reported after-tax earnings from operations of $1.92 million, or 11 cents per share, for the quarter en...


Succeeding in Your Business: Think carefully before linking something to your website
By Cliff Ennico "I want to put a hyperlink on my website to an article somebody else wrote on another website so that readers could read the article and then respond, whether negatively or positively, on my website what they thought of the article. Is this legal?"{mprestriction i...


Six principles for retaining talent in a millennial and Generation Z world
By Richard Tyson Lack of employee engagement continues to be one of the most vexing problems facing businesses today. Studies show that, on average, only three out of 10 employees are fully engaged, five semi-engaged and two totally disengaged. Regardless of where your company is...


Business Tech: Technology Fueling a sports evolution
By Bahar Ferguson It is probably safe to say that you, like almost every other child, at one point in your life had a scooter, skateboard or bicycle. Am I right? Well, the scooters, bicycles and skateboards of today have come a long way, thanks to technological advancements. E-sp...


Calendar Highlights

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. See the full calendar.

2019 Business Summit & Expo - June 6
A South Jordan Chamber of Commerce event. Theme is "Step It Up." Speakers include Jason Hewlett, inspirational humorist; economist James Wood, Ivory Boyer Fellow at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute; Dawn Ramsey, mayor of South Jordan; and Brady Davies of Colliers International providing a commercial real estate market overview. Breakout sessions include "Can I Fire You?", "Branding Through Story," "Marketing Through Geotracking," "Social Media Success," and a South Jordan City general plan and Q&A. Location is Karen Gail Miller Conference Center, 9750 S. 300 W., Sandy. Cost is $50, $55 at the door. A portion of proceeds will go toward the Jordan Education Foundation's Principal's Pantry to provide food for students in need. Details are at www.southjordanchamber.org.


Sixth Annual Chamber Bowl - June 13
A Murray Area Chamber of Commerce event. Location is Bonwood Bowl, 2500 S. Main St., South Salt Lake. Cost is $7 (includes three games and shoe rental). Details are at murraychamber.org.


Sandy Area Chamber Golf Classic - June 14
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by the tournament at 8:30 a.m. Luncheon awards ceremony follows the end of play. Location is River Oaks Golf Course, 35 E. 9270 S., Sandy. Cost is $1,500 for a foursome. Sponsorships are available. Details are at sandychamber.com.


Fourth Annual Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Symposium - June 20
Designed to provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas related to all aspects of disaster and emergency preparedness, management and response and is for all members of the private and public sectors. Location is Ecker Hill Middle School, 2465 Kilby Road, Park City. Cost is $59 before June 13, $79 thereafter. Details are at https://ce.rmcoeh.utah.edu/wconnect/ace/CourseStatus.awp?&course=19DEPS062019.

 

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