Business briefs, Oct. 31-Nov. 3
Smart Spark a finalist for award
Smart Spark, an app developed in Park City to help parents discover how their children learn best, is one of 12 finalists in Mobile Future’s annual "The Mobileys" competition, which "recognizes game-changing mobile apps, products and services." According to a press release, the winner, as determined by a panel of judges, will receive a $10,000 prize, but Smart Spark is also vying for the $2,500 People’s Choice award. That prize will be given to the company that gets the most votes online at themobileys.com. Voting for that award closes on Nov. 13 at 4 p.m.
Chamber/Bureau to hold business mixer
The Park City Chamber/Bureau is set to hold an after-hours mixer for members. According to the Chamber/Bureau website, visitparkcity.com, the event allows members to network and meet other businesses in town. The mixer is scheduled for Nov. 11 and will be held at Ski Butlers, 1821 Sidewinder Drive. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided at the event. Members hoping to attend should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-658-0458.
Sock named after Park City
Farm to Feet, a North Carolina-based sock manufacturer, has named one of its new ski socks the Park City. According to a press release, the naming is part of a celebration Farm to Feet is holding to celebrate the communities that support the company. "From New Hampshire to Alaska, Utah to Georgia, we are proud to honor the communities that support us," said David Petri, Farm to Feet’s vice president of marketing, in the release. "These communities provide the jobs that help keep the U.S. economy rolling and keep domestic manufacturing alive and thriving."
Deer Valley Resort hired Jamo O’Reilly as the director of lodging operations to oversee its more than 450 residences.