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Posts from October 2013

Fabulous in Any Season: Greater Salt Lake City is much more than a ski mecca


Smart Meetings - by Nikki Gloudeman - October 2013 - Skiers and snowboarders are quick to point out the virtues of the Greater Salt Lake City area, from steep runs and fresh powder to plenty of excellent infrastructure, thanks in large part to the region’s successful hosting of the 2002 Winter Olympics. The problem is that these assets tend to

Utah Olympic Oval Hosts Speed Skating World Cup Nov. 15-17


Kearns, UT (October 28, 2013) – The Utah Olympic Oval is hosting the first of many significant competitions during this winter season ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating event is scheduled from Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 17 and will feature a field of 250 to 300

Nu Skin convention brings crowds, economic boost to Utah


By Jasen Lee, Deseret News — This weekend, about 16,000 people from around the world will descend on Utah’s capital city as part of the third largest convention hosted in the Beehive State this year. Nu Skin Enterprises is hosting its biannual global convention. The convention, which got underway Thursday and runs through Sunday, is expected to

The Mighty 5 Ambassador Program


SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - There's a new challenge from the state of Utah: Visit all of our National Parks before the end of the year! If you do, and follow a few steps, you can be named a Mighty Five Ambassador. The Mighty Five program challenges Utahns to visit Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon and Zion national parks



Utah Business Magazine - Are certain U.S. cities more "talkative" about brands than others? A new study, "America's Most Talkative Cities," by research company The Keller Fay Group shows that residents of Salt Lake City ranked fourth among U.S. cities when it comes to word-of-mouth consumer conversation. Houston, Texas ranked first, where people

Salt Lake City spices it up


By Stephen Jermanok, The Boston Globe -- SALT LAKE CITY - Home to the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this city is often thought of as lacking diversity. Yet an ethnic population of around 35 percent has led to an explosion of indigenous fare over the past decade, from Nepalese to Ethiopian offerings. Try these for

VRMA Vacation Rental Managers Association Selects Salt Lake City


I’m so excited to announce that VRMA, the Vacation Rental Managers Association, has chosen Salt Lake City, Utah for it’s next Western Seminar April 28-29, 2014. Professional management of vacation rental homes requires more than an internet listing. Professional managers protect the destinations reputation by ensuring professional and memorable

Become an Ambassador of Utah’s Mighty 5 National Parks


Salt Lake City, UT, October 15, 2013 - With a long weekend ahead for Utah school children, families have a rare opportunity to enjoy Utah’s five national parks – The Mighty 5™ – with access to discounted lodging, heightened hospitality and a Mighty 5 Ambassador certification. With Utah’s national parks reopening, there is a great opportunity



Salt Lake City (October 14, 2013) – In a collaborative effort between city and state leaders and the Downtown Alliance, a winter farmers market concept will return to downtown Salt Lake on November 9th at the Rio Grande Depot with over 50 local vendors. Produce will be available, as well as a wide array of other local products, including meat,