Business Briefs: 3/2 to 3/5 |

Business Briefs: 3/2 to 3/5


Work Services job fair scheduled

The Department of Workforce Services is scheduled to host a job fair on Wednesday, March 19, at the Utah Valley University Wasatch Campus at 3111 N. College Way in Heber from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Those that would like to attend are encouraged to dress professionally, take résumés and be prepared to talk to hiring representatives.

Both employers and job seekers that would like any further information may visit or call 435-640-7856.

Park City gets $1.4 million in publicity

Throughout the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Park City was mentioned several times as Parkites landed themselves on the Olympic medal podiums. According to the Park City Chamber/Bureau, there were over 280 mentions of Park City by athletes and broadcasters during the games.

This led to a publicity value of $1.4 million as calculated by Cision national media monitoring services. This is in addition to the promotional campaign the Park City Chamber/Bureau purchased on NBC in Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago that began on Dec. 26.

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Japan’s Niseko Resort now Epic

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Vail Resorts announced a partnership with Japan’s Niseko Resort, the first Asian partner for the company. Epic Season Pass holders will now have the opportunity to ski Niseko in addition to the nine Vail Resorts throughout the U.S.

The five complimentary consecutive days at Niseko will be available for the 2014-2015 winter season. According to a press release, Forbes Magazine named Niseko one of the Top 10 International Ski Resorts in 2008, and more recently, National Geographic voted Niseko the best powder snow resort in the world.