Silicon Slopes and Carbon and Emery counties are capitalizing on Utah’s rapidly growing tech industry and the proximity to the Wasatch Front, launching the Silicon Slopes East Chapter in Price City, UT. This Chapter’s focus is to showcase what tech looks like in Coal Country, encourage and support remote work and bolster the entrepreneurial spirit that exists in Carbon and Emery counties.

  • Recruitment — Recruit and screen a cohort of local residents willing to pursue IT certifications.
  • Coding Boot Camp – Develop a partnership with a qualified “Coding Bootcamp” service to deliver IT certification through a mixture of on-site and on-line delivery methods.
  • Scholarships – Provide scholarships to trainees on the condition that they commit to working in Carbon and Emery County for at least two years after completing the training.
  • Curricula – Work with Carbon and Emery school districts to provide IT training curricula.
  • Internships and remote worksite – Partner with Silicon Slopes for internships and to establish a remote worksite in Price City branded as Silicon Slopes East.
  • Silicon Slopes Chapter – Start a Silicon Slopes East chapter.

Past Events

03 Mar

Remote Work and Outdoor Recreation in Coal Country

  • 01:00 pm
  • 375 South Carbon Ave, Price UT

Adriana Chimaras (Emery County Tourism Director), Tina Henrie (Carbon County Tourism Specialist), and Allison Preston (BTAC Manager) talk about the various outdoor recreation opportunities and remote working access in Carbon and Emery Counties (Coal Country).

30 Jun

Targeted Development Panel Discussion

  • 01:00 pm
  • 375 South Carbon Ave, Price UT

Panelists: JR Howa, Commercial Real Estate Agent at Mountain West Commercial Real Estate | Kyle Roberts, Executive Managing Director at Newmark Knight Frank | Bobby Houston, Vice Chairman / Director, Mission Critical at Intermountain Electronics

04 Mar

Silicon Slopes East Launch

  • 10:00 am
  • 410 East 400 North, Price Ut

Please Join Emery Telcom and Intermountain Electronics to announce the launch of Silicon Slopes East in the Alumni Room at USU Eastern.