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This week in The Enterprise – Utah’s Business Journal

Sept 27, 2016

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Merger completed; now call the gas company Dominion Questar

The merger of Salt Lake City’s Questar Corp. and Dominion Resources Inc. of Richmond, Virginia, is complete. The final hurdle for the transaction that was announced earlier this year, approval from the Wyoming Public Service Commission, came on Sept. 14. Read More...

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The much-anticipated center for student entrepreneurs at the University of Utah is now open. The $45 million Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute opened its doors earlier this month. The center is being touted as a one-of-a-kind facility where students can live, create new products and launch companies. Read More...

Transportation offsets hike in other prices
Fueled by the continuing decline in gas prices, airfares and vehicle rental rates offsetting other rising costs, the Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index remained unchanged from July to August. The index has grown 1.3 percent since this same time last year. Read More...

Director of Goldman Sachs program wants to see it continue
Beth Colosimo, executive director of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Utah and executive director of business development resources at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC), recently hailed the results of the program in the state and laid the groundwork for continuation of the program if Goldman Sachs were to end its connection to it." Read More...

SITLA to sell 11 trust land parcels
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) has announced it will sell 11 trust land parcels and one additional parcel on behalf of Utah State University at an auction Oct. 19. Read More...

Governer leads innovation trade mission to Canada
Fifteen Utah companies participated in a recent trade mission to Toronto, Canada, which is the state’s third-largest export destination. Led by Gov. Gary Herbert, the trade mission focused on innovation. Read More...


Basic 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.

Sept. 27 - 129th Annual Meeting
A Salt Lake Chamber event featuring tributes to the 2015-2016 board chair, 2016 “Chamber Champions” and this year’s outstanding corporate partners. Location is Salt Lake Marriott Downtown.

Sept. 27-28 - 2016 Utah Crossroads Conference
Hosted by the Utah Human Resources Council and Partners in Business. It is the largest HR conference in Utah. Crossroads offers comprehensive and relevant professional development programs for HR practitioners.

Sept. 29 - Cottonwood Heights City Hall Open House/Ribbon-Cutting
Activities include tours of the facility, refreshments and an opportunity to visit with local officials. Ribbon-cutting featuring Gov. Gary Herbert is at 4 p.m.

Sept. 30 - Utah Technology Council Hall of Fame Celebration
Inductees are Fraser Bullock, Carine Clark and Peter Genereaux. Keynote speaker is Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple. Location is Grand America Hotel.

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