Business briefs, Dec. 31-Jan. 2 |

Business briefs, Dec. 31-Jan. 2


AAA offers designated driving service

To cut down on drunk driving on New Year’s Eve, AAA Utah is offering its Tipsy Tow program that ensures people and their cars get home safe. According to a press release, the program runs from 6 p.m. Dec. 31 to 6 a.m. Jan. 1. To use the service, call 800-222-4357 and a tow truck will provide a one-way ride home — within 10 miles — for the driver, his or her vehicle and as many passengers that can safely fit in the tow truck.

Apply for science and technology awards

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GEOD) and the Utah Science Technology and Research initiative are accepting nominations for the 2014 Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology Awards. According to a press release, the awards recognize "those who have provided distinguished service or made significant career achievements that have benefitted the State of Utah in the areas of science and technology." Any Utah resident may submit nominations by the Jan. 26 deadline. For information about the requirements for nominees and to submit a nomination, visit the GEOD website, at

RMC opens new branch in Mexico

RMC, a destination management company with offices in Park City, has opened a branch in Los Cabos, Mexico. According to a press release, it is the 10th location for RMC, which manages more than 350 corporate programs and events each year. "We are thrilled with our team in Los Cabos and with this latest office for RMC," said Shawn Thomson-Palermo, RMC’s owner/CEO, in the press release. "I have been spending a great deal of time in Cabo for the last 30 years and we are excited to provide this very special destination to our long-standing clients."