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Economic Development Resources

Chris Roybal, NUEA President

croybal@edcutah.org
801-455-5690 (available Mon-Fri 8:00-5:00 Mountain)

Kent Andersen, Davis County Community & Economic Development Director

kenta@daviscounty.gov
801-451-3284

Holin Wilbanks, Weber County Economic Development Director

hwilbanks@co.weber.ut.us
801-399-8419

Chambers of Commerce

Davis County Chamber of Commerce
Ogden-Weber Chamber of Commerce

County Governments

Davis County
Weber County

Trade Associations

Aerospace

Advanced Composites Working Group

The Advanced Composites Working Group meets often to address industry concerns and determine initiatives that keep the industry thriving. Website.

Mountain West Chapter of AUVSI

The Mountain West Chapter of AUVSI provides a supportive environment for the growth of the Unmanned Systems and Robotics industries. Website.

Utah Chapter of SAMPE

The Utah Chapter of SAMPE is one of the largest and most active in the US, with members from academia, government, and advanced materials companies working at the leading edge of advanced composites. Website.

UAMMI

The University of Utah based UAMMI supports the advanced materials industry by utilizing public and
private partners. Website.

Utah Aerospace Pathways

The Utah Aerospace Pathways brings together private industry, education and government to provide the career of a lifetime in aerospace. Website.

Advanced Materials

Advanced Composites Working Group

The Advanced Composites Working Group meets often to address industry concerns and determine initiatives that keep the industry thriving. Website.

The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) is a professional member society that provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers, and academic leaders. Website.

Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI)

The University of Utah based Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) supports the advanced materials industry by bringing together public, private, community, industry, and education partners to assure growth in the advanced materials sector. Website.

Composites and Aerospace of Northern Utah (CANU)

TComposites and Aerospace of Northern Utah (CANU) provides a regional approach to strengthening Northern Utah’s already robust aerospace and composites industries. Website.

Financial Services

The Financial Planning Association of Utah

The Financial Planning Association of Utah consists of over 27,500 members including financial planners, accountants, attorneys, bankers, charitable giving specialists, insurance agents, stockbrokers, money managers, investment consultants, executives, and others. Website.

Association for Corporate Growth–Utah Chapter

Association for Corporate Growth–Utah Chapter consists of professionals from private equity firms, lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking, and others. Website.

The Utah Bankers Association

The Utah Bankers Association is the professional and trade association for Utah’s commercial banks, savings banks and industrial loan corporations. Website.

Information Technology

Utah Data Center Consortium (UDCC)

The Utah Data Center Consortium (UDCC) is an organization that supports the growth and sustainment of Utah’s burgeoning Data Center Industry. Website.

Utah Technology Council

The Utah Technology Council is Utah’s premier professional association for over 5,000 high tech, clean tech and life science companies. Website.

Silicon Slopes

Silicon Slopes was created to promote Utah’s growing technology community by providing resources for technology and life sciences companies, investors, and job seekers. They also track investors and their activity, including deal flow in Utah. Website.

Outdoor Products

Utah Outdoor Association

The Utah Outdoor Association works to bring outdoor companies and organizations across the state together to solve the unique challenges the industry faces and create a thriving outdoor ecosystem. Website.

NGA Outdoor Recreation Learning Network

The NGA Outdoor Recreation Learning Network helps governors and their outdoor recreation staff explore strategies to leverage their unique natural, cultural and historical resources to improve access to and help promote economic, social and environmental benefits. Website.

Life Sciences

BioUtah

BioUtah is a trade association serving the life science industry to enable success and advance innovation for life science companies in Utah. Website.

The Utah Cluster Acceleration Partnership (UCAP)

The Utah Cluster Acceleration Partnership (UCAP) program provides funding to public educational institutions to develop, implement or enhance educational programs that are responsive to regional and statewide
industry needs. Website.

Battelle Technology Partnership Practice (TPP)

Battelle Technology Partnership Practice (TPP) has been involved in analyzing Utah’s life science industry and research and development base to identify gaps in the state’s life science infrastructure and facilitate the development of strategies and actions. Website.

BioInnovations Gateway (BiG)

BioInnovations Gateway (BiG) is an educational institution and workforce training facility that provides access to laboratories, machines, office space, and resources for high school students and entrepreneurs. Website.

InnovaBio

InnovaBio provides a training environment for high school and college interns to learn about careers in Life Science and get experience working in a lab. Website.

Manufacturing & Distribution

Utah Manufacturers Association (UMA)

The Utah Manufacturers Association (UMA), is the leading trade association for the manufacturing community in the state of Utah. UMA is the one-stop shop for workforce, safety, employee development, local and national public policy, business development and continuous improvement. Website.