Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sockeye Brewing Continues to Find Great Success in Idaho

The Boise company is committed to charitable giving and community outreach, including October’s Cans for Cure Sockeye Brewing, located in Boise, is a 17-year-old company that continues to see growth each year and prides itself on its charitable giving as much as on the quality of its craft beers.  To support October’s Breast Cancer Awareness […]

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Idaho’s Airborne Legacy.

Sun Valley. Agriculture. Blue Turf. Perhaps the actor Aaron Paul. When you think about Idaho, aerospace expertise and infrastructure may not be among the first things that come to mind. While many consider us a flyover state, Idaho is responsible for several aspects of innovation, expertise and technology that has created the aerospace industry we […]

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LYNX Hooks Signs Contract with Western Power Sports

The Hayden company manufactures revolutionary light-utility, multi-use tiedowns LYNX Hooks, based in Hayden, just signed a contract with the premiere Idaho power sports distributor Western Power Sports, a popular, family-owned company in Boise.  With WPS’s network of enthusiastic and talented sales reps, LYNX Hooks Systems is looking forward to a banner year in 2014. LYNX […]

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International Mining Expo

October 16-19, 2013, Acapulco, Mexico: Idaho Companies are invited to attend the International Mining Congress trade show with our Mexico Trade Office Manager and a Trade Specialist with the Idaho Dept. of Commerce. Our Mexico Trade Office Manager will be working to set up meetings for the participating companies with potential international buyers at the show. This show is one of […]

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AIMExpo

October 16-20, 2013; Orlando, FL: Idaho Commerce is teaming up with Idaho companies to exhibit at the AIMExpo. For any attending or exhibiting Idaho companies, Idaho Commerce will be working to set up some meetings with potential international buyers at the show. AIMExpo will include OEMs, distributors, parts and accessories manufacturers, dealers, consumers and the media. […]

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Changes at the Idaho Division of Tourism

From Idaho Commerce Director Jeff Sayer: “The Department of Commerce has recently announced a new organizational structure to support the agency’s ultimate goals and objectives of making the state of Idaho among the top states in the nation for doing business. Unfortunately, one element of this organizational change is that the Tourism Administrator, Karen Ballard, […]

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2013: A Summer of Success

Nothing but good news to report for lodging sales during the prime tourism season 2013. Lodging tax receipts for the months June-September, which represent sales for the months May-August came in a whopping 9.23 percent over the same months in 2012. The cumulative tax collection for these four months totaled $8,245,217.54, while the comparable figure […]

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