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Stimulus Dollars For Local Businesses

by Portia Phillips
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
We learn more every day about how the government is keeping monster organizations afloat because they are “too large to fail”!  What about local businesses; how and when are they going to be helped?    We have the answers!   Come to the Dixie Area Economic Forum and learn how the federal, state and ...

Projected Population

by Portia Phillips
Monday, March 2nd, 2009
What is the projected population of St. George and the county in one, five or ten years? http://www.dixiebusinessalliance.com/downloads/wcedc/City_and_County_Projections-Nov08.xls

What is the current population

by Portia Phillips
Monday, March 2nd, 2009
What is the current population of St. George City and Washington County? http://www.census.gov/popest/counties/tables/CO-EST2007-01-49.xls

Renewable Energy

by Portia Phillips
Monday, March 2nd, 2009
USTAR's Southern Utah TOIP team has published a report that provides an overview of Utah's renewable energy resources. In addition to data on the state's opportunities in geothermal, wind, solar, and biomass energy generation, there are brief technology assessments, and a chart (slide 13) indicating potential collaborations with USTAR Research ...

Where can I find demographics for Washington County, Utah

by Portia Phillips
Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
To find demographics for St. George and Washington County, Utah, please click on the following link: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/ADPTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=05000US49053&-context=adp&-ds_name=ACS_2006_EST_G00_&-tree_id=306&-_lang=en&-_caller=geoselect&-format    

Economic Summit

by Portia Phillips
Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
By Scott Kerbs skerbs@thespectrum.com   ST. GEORGE - The economic landscape of Southern Utah has seen dramatic transformation in recent months and event coordinators said the 2009 Washington County Economic Summit has been designed to reflect the recent activity. Presented by the Washington County Economic Development Council and the Dixie Business Alliance, the ...

Cool idea wins contest

by Portia Phillips
Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
By Scott Kerbs skerbs@thespectrum.com ST. GEORGE - The minds behind Efficient Fueling Systems were awarded the top prize in the Southern Utah Concept to Company Contest at the Washington County Economic Summit on Wednesday, and local economic development leaders said they expect the budding technology company to strengthen the local economy. The ...

3 finalists for the Concept to Company Contest

by Portia Phillips
Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
Finalists selected BY SCOTT KERBS skerbs@thespectrum.com 3 local entrepreneurs edge closer into business ST. GEORGE - Three finalists for the Southern Utah Concept to Company Contest were announced Thursday, as local entrepreneurs presented their technology-based business ideas to a panel of judges. The contest, sponsored by Grow Utah Ventures, Zions Bank, USTAR, SEED Dixie ...

Concept To Company Contest

by Portia Phillips
Tuesday, October 21st, 2008
The "Concept to Company" competition is an ongoing innovation contest held in the various regions across the state of Utah.  The main objective of the contest is to encourage and support Utah's entrepreneurial innovators with the intent of helping them turn their concepts into a company. The contest is organized ...