“Little Giant” Hal Wing Inducted into UVEF Hall of Fame

The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) will induct Hal Wing of Little Giant Ladder into its UVEF Hall of Fame tonight at the Provo Novell Campus. Inductees represent individuals and organizations with an enduring legacy of entrepreneurial excellence.

Hal Wing, a Utah native, is known globally as the founder of Wing Enterprises, creator of “The Little Giant Ladder System.” Wing’s entrepreneurship was inspired by a German ladder prototype in the 1970s. He brought the ...

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Crunch Lunch: 5 Minutes on Corporate Responsibility (CSR)

John Pilmer, President of PilmerPR, addressed Corporate Social Responsibility at the 2010 Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum “Crunch Lunch,” Thursday. The luncheon program allowed each speaker five minutes to “crunch” as much information as he/she could on a topic. Slides advanced automatically every 15 seconds. A two-minute question and answer session followed.

See video of the presentation below or on YouTube:

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Why Utah Puts the ‘Wiz’ in Wiz Kid

Matt Dorey, 25, envisioned Curve Dental as a teenager.

Utah ranks high on list after list of economic indicators, including best places to start and grow a business. The state is the envy of others with an unemployment rate almost three percent ...

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Utah’s Bright Business Horizon

Some doom and gloom still swirls around the struggling world economy. Europe is reeling from the after effects of Grecian formula fiscal mismanagement – now coming home to roost. As the Icelandic volcano spews toxic ash across the world, business disruption is dropping financial hardship on airlines, affected companies, and countries. The emerging Gulf oil disaster is sending out waves of financial loses yet counted.

In the midst of such disruption, there is good ...

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Business Blogging: Fad or Necessity?

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When “blogging” became a term a decade ago, many probably saw it as a short-living fad.  It was a hobby, not a credible business tool.

Times have changed, and many top businesses are seeing a positive return on investment by blogging.

Forty-five percent of the 2009 Inc 500 now maintain a corporate blog. That’s up from 39 percent in 2008, and 19 percent in 2007, according to research by the ...

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