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Business events in Utah next week

Published August 16, 2013 12:49 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

convention calendar

Tuesday

American Trucking Associations

2013 National Truck Driving Championships

Salt Palace

Attendance • 2,000

Runs through • Saturday

Thursday

Genesis PURE2013 Global Convention

Salt Palace

Attendance • 3,000

Runs through • Friday

National Federation of Press Woman

2013 National Conference

Marriott Salt Lake City Center

Attendance • 125

Runs through • Friday

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week include:

Wednesday

National Association of Realtors • Existing home sales for July.

Federal Reserve • Minutes from July interest-rate meeting released

Thursday

Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims.

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates.

Conference Board • Leading indicators for July.

Friday

Commerce Department • New home sales for July.

IPOs Planned

No IPOs scheduled for this week

Utah Events

Thursday

Luncheon • The Wayne Brown Institute, Utah Technology Council, MountainWest Capital Network and the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Form will present Mark Hessen, president of the National Venture Capital Association, as the keynote speaker at a luncheon in the Garden Room at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hessen, a well-known spokesman for the venture capital industry, will discuss the future of venture capital funding in Utah. The cost is $45. To register go to http://bit.ly/16GPE9X.