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Utah Export Acceleration Grant now accepting applications
Building on our efforts through the Global Cities Initiative and in partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co., WTC Utah is excited to announce the Utah Export Acceleration Grant. The EAG provides small to medium sized companies resources to help adva...
Salt Lake County earns financial ratings upgrade
Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams is praising Salt Lake County’s fiscal management team and the Salt Lake County Council after receiving notice that a national ratings firm – Fitch Ratings – has assigned new, higher financial ratin...
Luncheon with the Ambassador of South Africa
World Trade Center Utah, in partnership with the Governor's Office of Economic Development and the Salt Lake Chamber, is delighted to welcome His Excellency Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu, Ambassador of South Africa....
MountainWest Capital Network names Traeger Grills CEO Jeremy Andrus as 2017 Utah Entrepreneur of the Year
MountainWest Capital Network recognized Jeremy Andrus, CEO of Traeger Grills, as its 2017 Utah Entrepreneur of the Year....
NUVI Expands extensive data sets by adding LexisNexis, VK and Stack Overflow
NUVI added access to LexisNexis, Stack Overflow and VK data, providing unparalleled access to millions of new data sources every day....

Local Headlines

Future of Outdoor Retailer murky as lawmakers seek to rescind Bears Ears (Park Record)

Park City area real estate prices rose in 2016 (Park Record)

Valley businesses speak out on Outdoor Retailers likely venue change, political statements (Logan Herald Journal)

Springville couple raising thousands of dollars with clever board games (Daily Herald)

Investing in homegrown talent paying off in Utah's tech sector (Deseret News)

About Utah: One economic sanction deserves another (Deseret News)

More companies pull out of Outdoor Retailer show over Utah policies (Salt Lake Tribune)

Op-ed: Time to change the narrative on air pollution and economic development (Salt Lake Tribune)

Herbert: Utah loves its public lands, and I will partner more closely with outdoor industry (Salt Lake Tribune)

National Headlines

Verizon To Offer Unlimited Wireless Data Plan After Long Resisting (Fortune)

Swiss Must Draw Up Plan B on Corporate Taxes to Stay Attractive (Bloomberg)

Samsung chief in second grilling over corruption claims (BBC News)

Sears, Kmart join other retailers in dropping Trump-branded items (Washington Post)

Toshiba's Nuclear Reactor Mess Winds Back to a Louisiana Swamp (Bloomberg)

Yen slips after Trump-Abe meet, Asian shares firm (Reuters)

Banking cartel holds firm on Apple appeal being solely about NFC access (ZDNet)

The two views of Snapchat: An app that has peaked or a platform set to blossom (MarketWatch)

China's Trade Surplus Falls - But January Numbers Here Are Often A Bit Odd (Forbes)

Why Chipotle Is Still Attractive In The Long Term (Seeking Alpha)

You'll Be Surprised at the Size of Ford Motor Company's War Chest (Motley Fool)

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