Workforce Wednesday: What's Up Down South

On the heels of Utah’s economic accomplishments in 2015, we’re starting the new year with renewed enthusiasm to help connect Utahns with the wealth of economic opportunity in our state.

To start things off, the brightest leaders in business, government, and our communities are gathering in St. George Thursday for the annual “What’s Up Down South” economic summit. Now in its 20th year, What’s up Down South is the premier business event in southern Utah. Our own Lecia Langston, Senior Economist, is one of the keynote speakers.

Economic growth and opportunity in every corner of Utah is important for the continued success of our families, communities, and state as a whole. We’re excited to hear what the future holds for southern Utah. To learn more about the event, visit

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