Jim Herrin, Director Salt Lake Region Small Business Development Center Global trade has been in the news daily with the threat of trade wars looming. Although this article is not to give a diatribe on trade barriers, I will say that open and free trade is in the best interest of everyone. In the [...]
The Miller Business Resource Center, Utah Department of Workforce Services, and American Express held a graduation ceremony last month for the inaugural Youth Refugee Leadership class. Many youth refugees struggle with integrating into society, staying in school, and finding a support system. By adding this new youth cohort to the Refugee Leadership Program, it [...]
The Utah Podcast Summit on June 2nd brought together nearly 200 podcasters from across Utah for a day of community building and learning! With a range of podcasters from hobbyists to small businesses to local media, attendees had a chance to learn how to start a podcast, how to monetize, advanced storytelling basics, and [...]
Kathy Ricci is a new Business Advisor for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Salt Lake Community College. Prior to this, she spent 21 years as the CEO of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund (UMLF), a 501c3 non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, providing management assistance and business loans of up to $50,000 to [...]
Stan Rees has worked in international business for more than 42 years, including 12 at Salt Lake Community College creating and overseeing the Global Business Center. He has made a big impact in the global trade community and has impacted many businesses that he has served and now feels it's time to retire. After [...]
Twenty-one Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses alumni won awards at this year's Best of State Ceremony. Luke Peterson of Peterson Family Farm was given a Trophy Award for Product and Manufacturing. Beth Colosimo, Executive Director of the MBRC was also a presenter at this year's Awards Gala.
The Miller Conference Center was awarded Top Pick for a "Venue with a View" from Unique Venues. The looming Wasatch Mountains create a beautiful backdrop to any event held at Miller Campus.
Natalie Kaddas of Kaddas Enterprises held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony last Wednesday, May 9, 2018, to open her brand new manufacturing facility. In attendance were Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams as well as many community supporters, family, and friends. Kaddas [...]
For Tracking First, business is booming. The company have been a Business Incubator client at Salt Lake Community College's Miller Campus for a little over a year and have just been awarded $4 million in funding, led by Silverton Partners with a strategic investment from Kickstart Seed Fund. They are now preparing to move on and occupy a [...]
Individuals with disabilities are the largest minority group. 1 in 5 people have a disability and 80% of those individuals are unemployed. Katie Holyfield and Taylor Matkins wanted to do something about that. Having worked with disabled adults at the National Ability Center in Park City, they understood well the potential of these individuals [...]