Tech in the News: UTC names SpotterRF Winner – Utah Innovation Awards


UTC joins Popular Science, Government Security News, UVEF, and others honoring SpotterRF
SALT LAKE CITY- Eight innovations were announced as winners in the 11th annual Utah Innovation Awards program, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council. This statewide program, is designed to recognize innovations and the Utah companies that created them. ...

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Poll: Utah #1 Pro-business? So Says Wall Street Journal – Some disagree…

The diversity of reaction to news never ceases to amaze me, even though I’m in communications and PR Consulting.  For example, in response to what I thought was great Utah Marketing news, one Deseret News comment from “My2Cents” is instructive.

“It is not an award to be proud of, not for Utah and not for citizens. Its an award of oppression and ...

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Will It Blend? Tom Dickson of Blendtec speaks to entrepreneurs

The master of YouTube (500 million views) guerrilla public relations came to town today.

At Thanksgiving Point today, the crowd was wall to wall (220+) to seek connection and instruction on entrepreneurial ventures. With the promise of prizes the tweet-fest began, smart phones flashing in the sunlight streaming in The Garden Room’s panoramic panes. After welcome messages by event sponsors UTC, UVEF, and ...

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Earth Day – ElectraTherm Gets Some Presidential Love

Earth Day feels a bit more meaningful this year for PilmerPR. We’ve worked hard to practice what we preach, building a sustainable business model that minimizes staff and client travel, as well as maximizing online collaboration which yields an almost paperless operation. However, the news of President Obama’s visit this week to our past client ElectraTherm is deeply satisfying ...

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Utah Governor’s Energy Task Force Report – UTC

On Thursday I attended my 2nd UTC Clean Tech roundtable event.  Well worth my commute, the meeting focused on Ted Wilson’s update and discussion regarding the almost complete Ten-Year Utah Energy Initiative plan.  Ted covered some of the very tough issues facing a conservative state meeting up with the realities of sustainability and the balance between People, Planet, and Profits.

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Monetizing Social Media w Allan Grafman – UVEF, MWCN, UTC, WBI

Allan Grafman of All Media Ventures was the featured speaker at today’s joint event sponsored by Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF); Wayne Brown Institute; Utah Technology Council (UTC), and Mountain West Capital Network (MWCN). Held in the Garden Room at Thanksgiving Point, 200+ entrepreneurs and business leaders paid close attention as our skilled presenter spoke on the elusive subject of “Exits, Monetizations & New Media.”

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