Business briefs, Sept. 5-8 | ParkRecord.com

Business briefs, Sept. 5-8

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Registration open for Chamber/Bureau job fair

Companies can now register to be a part of the Park City Chamber/Bureau and the Department of Workforce Services’ 2015 Park City Job Fair. According to a newsletter, the event will be held Oct. 13 and will allow employers to speak with or hire several prospective employees. The cost for a business to participate is $50. There is limited space available, and registration will end Oct. 5. The event will run from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Park City Marriott. For more information, or to register, go to visitparkcity.com.

Learn to sell yourself

The Park City Women’s Business network’s September meeting will feature a marketing workshop. The event takes place Tuesday Sept. 8, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Redrock Brewing in the Redstone Center at Kimball Junction. Katie Eldridge, owner of Panic Button Media, will speak about marketing yourself and your business. Photographer Deb Dekoff will be offering $55 headshots. Those who would like to take advantage of the headshot offer must pay in advance.

Department of Agriculture seeks public help

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is looking for help with a project to document the history of agriculture in the state. According to a press release, the department is asking Utahns to "contribute photos and stories that detail the progress of agriculture from early pioneer settlement to today." The stories will be placed on display at the agency’s office in Salt Lake City. For more information, or to participate, contact agriculture@utah.gov .

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The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development has been given $395,000 in federal funding to stimulate small business as part of the Small Business Administration’s State Trade and Export Promotion program. According to a press release, the money will be given to small businesses to help with things such as export training, in-depth foreign market analyses, foreign sales trips and trade missions. "(The) program ensures local resources are available to help small businesses tap global markets," said Maria Contreras-Sweet, the program’s administrator. " funding states and their export development partners, the SBA is delivering the tools and resources required for small businesses to launch their services and products abroad."