Individuals with disabilities are one of the largest minority groups. One in five people has a disability, and 80 percent of those individuals are unemployed. Katie Holyfield and Taylor Matkins wanted to do something about that. Having worked with adults with differing abilities at the National Ability Center in Park City, they understood the [...]
In 2019, the Women's Entrepreneurial Conference will be hosting it's Third Annual Grant Competition on Wednesday, April 17th at Holladay City Hall. Due to the generosity of their 2018 WEC Donors and Sponsors, the WEC Planning Committee will award 25 grants totaling over $ 19,000 statewide! The Pitch Competition will begin with the quarterfinals [...]
Congratulations to Cydni Rogers Tetro for being the Utah Business Women of the Year! She is the CEO of Forge DX, President & Co-Founder of the Women Tech Council and one of the module faculty for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program.
Stan Rees was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Utah Global Forum. Rees has worked with international businesses for more than 42 years, including 12 years at Salt Lake Community College, creating and overseeing the Global Business Center. Rees developed the Executive Certificate of Global Business Management course. The course continues to [...]
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.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alum Kris Rudarmel of Anchor Water Damage & Restoration, Is Named Finalist for Stevie® Awards
Stevie Award Winners to Be Announced in New York on November 17 South Jordan, Utah – October 16th, 2017 – Kris Rudarmel was named a Finalist in the Consumer Services, Women in Business, category in the 14th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze [...]
Nick Zurcher co-owns and runs Zurchers party supplies with his two brothers, Dallas and Kyle. Zurchers currently has 13 locations in Utah and Idaho, growing from their first retail store in Boise, Idaho in 1983. The Zurchers story started in Idaho in 1952, when the brothers' grandfather, Clarence Zurcher, started selling toys out the [...]
Salt Lake City, UT– The Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded one of its highest honors, the Tibbetts Award, to Utah Science Technology and Research’s (USTAR) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Assistance Center (SSAC). The award was presented at a ceremony in Washington, DC on January 10 at [...]
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Salt Lake Community College's Global Business Center with the President's "E" Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, DC. The President's "E" Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. "The "E" Award [...]