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St George Ranked 11th MSA in the Nation

by jcarter
Friday, April 13th, 2012
• Growth estimated by the Census Bureau for the St. George MSA between 2010 and 2011 at 2.6 percent; placing us at the 11th fastest growing MSA in the nation. “According to 2011 population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, the St. George metropolitan area grew by 2.6 percent between ...

SEED Dixie eMarketing Award

by Aubrey Terrill
Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
We are pleased to announce the creation of the SEED Dixie eMarketing Award! The award will be given to two Washington County Businesses. A local businessperson has donated the funds to provide $5000 each to two local companies that propose an eMarketing campaign that will deploy a variety of methods to ...

Dixie Techs – Design a Contact Sport

by kwhittek
Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
Design is a contact sport! Let’s be honest. Techs are just higher on the creativity food chain than the typical human. Or are we? Come to the next Dixie Techs meeting to have FUN! You will also learn about the importance of: Identifying hidden assumptions Building the right prototype Date: Friday Sept. 2 Time: 12 ...

ITRE Website is Up

by kwhittek
Thursday, February 24th, 2011
The ITRE website is up and getting hits. Have you hit it yet? We want this website to be your resource for technology innovation news, updates and events. There is already a considerable amount of information on the website, but we want your suggestions. Please visit ...

Concept to Company Contest

by kwhittek
Thursday, February 24th, 2011
The Concept to Company Contest is back! If you have a technology concept or an invention, let us know about it by filling out the application at You could win $10,000 in cash + $10,000 in legal, web-development and accounting services from our sponsors. Both of last year's runners-up ...

Dixie Techs – Digital Media

by kwhittek
Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Digital media will be the focus of the March 4 Dixie Techs meeting; Ben Braten with Dixie State College Digital Media Program and Dr. Phil Tuckett with the Center for Media Innovation (CMI) will present. You won't want to miss this discussion about the future of digital media in Southern ...

Crowd Pitch Next Dixie Techs

by kwhittek
Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
Think ´American Idol´ or ´Shark Tank´ — selected entrepreneurs will have 4 minutes to pitch their company to both a panel of experts and a live audience, followed im¬mediately by a 3-minute Q&A session with the audience. Finally, we unleash the panel of experts to offer up constructive feedback. Funding Universe, ...

Dixie Techs

by kwhittek
Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
Are you Christmas shopping yet? I mean online, of course. Trevor Milton, founder of will be addressing us at the next Dixie Tech meeting on Friday December 10, at the Taylor Health Sciences Center auditorium. if you don't know about Upillar, you probably aren't a Glenn Beck fan. Glenn ...

Opportunities Abound for Dixie Techs in September

by kwhittek
Monday, August 30th, 2010
The Dixie Techs will get a double serving of opportunity in September's Tech Friday. First, Mary Cardon from Utah's SBIR-STTR Assistance Center will speak with the Dixie Techs about the SBIR Grant process, qualifying for grants and resources available to citizens interested in applying for these Grants. There are REAL grant ...

An Underused Tool For Job Recovery

by kwhittek
Thursday, August 5th, 2010
With unemployment soaring, incubators can help people move into self-employment--and create jobs. By Sramana Mitra