The air was electric at the Grand America ballroom filled wall-to-wall with around 300 well-dressed attendees at the 2nd annual Utah Student 25 Awards Gala in Salt Lake City this week. Utah Student 25 founding educator, entrepreneur, and angel investor thanks the growing list of sponsors jumping on the accelerating train that is Utah Student 25.
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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 ...Continue Reading → Share
Those who follow PilmerPR know we place an emphasis on social responsibility, including Green PR. We were recently recognized by the U.S. State Department and Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy as one of the foremost experts in environmental communications. Other awards have spoken to our work, as well.
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SALT LAKE CITY—August 26, 2010—PilmerPR today announced FundingUniverse’s rapid rise to the short list of companies served by PilmerPR and attaining the status of Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Entrepreneurial Businesses. FundingUniverse ranks #34 in the newly released 2010 list.
“We are pleased to say we put together the first launch event for Funding Universe (then FundingUtah),” stated John Pilmer ...Continue Reading → Share
The UVEF funding panel discussion was attended by around 65 eager entrepreneur types who lingered well after the event to connect. Led by Brock Blake, CEO of FundingUniverse, this was a perfect group of experts for our audience at various stages of development.Continue Reading → Share
Think LinkedIn for teens. Zinch launched in 2007 with the intention of better connecting aspiring college entrants with schools. Today at UVEF, founder Brad Hagen reported impressive demand for Zinch with 800 schools (universities/colleges) on board and 2.5 million student profiles online. Yes, I said million. Does that rock your world or what?!
Brad reported that while only 10% of high schoolers used social ...Continue Reading → Share
We’re frequently asked, “What should my business do, from a PR perspective?”
Most of the time, they’re not asking for a full consultation, but are asking, “What do the successful companies know?”
Beginning this month, PilmerPR will host the webinars to introduce basic public relations strategies to entrepreneurs, CXOs and ...Continue Reading → Share
The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) appointed John Pilmer as its 2010 chairman.
As chairman, John oversees all Forum activities and management.
“This is an exciting place and time to be an entrepreneur,” Pilmer said in the official press release. “Organizations like Forbes and Inc. recognize Utah as a leader in aspiring businesses. As the economy turns around, investors and lenders are ready to put their money into promising ventures, ...Continue Reading → Share