The convergence of Utah’s lauded business climate and tech business ecosystem, have brought a new energy to Utah beyond its world-famous tourist attractions such as its five national parks and world class ski resorts.
#1 BEST STATE FOR BUSINESS (Forbes Magazine, 6x winner)
#1 PRO BUSINESS STATE (Fortune Magazine)
#1 TOP STATE FOR BUSINESS (Forbes Magazine, 3x winner)
#1 STATE FOR SMALL BUSINESS (Pew Center for Research)
#1 BEST BUSINESS CLIMATE (WSJ)
#1 TECH CONCENTRATION & DYNAMISM (Wired Magazine)
With this foundation of pro-business support from state leadership, Utah has attracted some of the leading companies in the world including: Delta, eBay, Skullcandy, Goldman Sachs, Adobe, American Express, Boeing, GE Healthcare, Backcountry.com, and more.
Utah’s economy makes our state a great place to do business and strike a work-life balance, but the backbone of our state’s culture comes from its recreation, outdoors, and parks. Known for world-class outdoor recreation and spectacular landscapes, increasingly, visitors are discovering Utah for a thriving restaurant scene, rich selection of museums, cultural attractions and luxury travel experiences.
In the winter, Utah’s mountains become a playground for snow enthusiasts looking for the best ski destinations around. Visitors from all over the world flock to the powder at Utah’s ski areas, while others prefer snowmobiling, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing or ski touring. The 2002 Winter Olympics, held mainly in Salt Lake City and Park City, helped to secure Utah’s reputation as one of the world’s best ski destinations, and these premier winter resort facilities continue to train amateur and elite athletes alike, making for a remarkable travel experience.
UTAH’S ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE
2002 Olympic Venues
14 Ski Resorts
7 National Monuments
5 Famed National Parks (Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, Zion)
2 National Recreation Area