30 09, 2015

Washington, D.C. Trip | Day 1

By | September 30th, 2015|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Each year the Salt Lake Chamber visits Washington, D.C. with business, community and state leaders. This trip represents a unique opportunity to connect the state’s leaders to members of our federal delegation and the nation’s capitol. Here are the highlights from our first day: Congresswoman Mia Love Business leaders arrived to a rainy Washington, D.C. [...]

25 09, 2015

UBR Recap: September 21-25

By | September 25th, 2015|UBR|0 Comments

September 21, 2015 The University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute, David Eccles School of Business and the Salt Lake Chamber are thrilled to present the 2015 Sam Rich Lecture, “A Conversation with Michael Lewis,” on September 24th. Lewis’ acclaimed New York Times bestsellers include Moneyball, The Blind Side, Flash Boys and Liar’s Poker – to name [...]

23 09, 2015

Utah Loses Inspirational Example of Faith, Service

By | September 23rd, 2015|Blog, News & Press, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber issues the following statement on the passing of Richard G. Scott SALT LAKE CITY (September 22, 2015) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the passing of Richard G. Scott. "Elder Scott was an example of talent and dedication. His personal conviction in [...]

21 09, 2015

Recap: Utah’s Life Sciences Regulation Round Table

By | September 21st, 2015|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

An article published by Entrepreneur.com in January 2014 shares that, “Between 2008 and 2013, regulation went from being small business’s fourth most important problem — after sales, taxes and the cost/availability of insurance — to being its biggest difficulty.” To address the issue of regulation in Utah, the Salt Lake Chamber has convened a series [...]

18 09, 2015

UBR Recap: September 15-18

By | September 18th, 2015|UBR|0 Comments

September 14, 2015 On Monday, October 12th the Salt Lake Chamber, U.S. Senator Mike Lee, the Utah Technology Council, the Utah Manufacturers Association and Governor Herbert will host the 2nd Annual Solutions Summit at the Energy Solutions Arena from 8am to noon. We invite you to be part of a unique morning of insight, inspiration, [...]

17 09, 2015

Recap: “Recipe for Success” – 128th Salt Lake Chamber Annual Meeting

By | September 17th, 2015|Events, Policy|0 Comments

On Wednesday, September 9th Utah’s Business Leaders gathered at the Salt Lake Chamber’s 128th Annual Meeting and Luncheon, presented by Questar, to discuss their “Recipe for Success” at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. The Annual meeting honored those in the community that show exemplary support by committing their time and abilities to [...]

16 09, 2015

Member Business Spotlight: The Salt Lake Vocal Coach and The Acoustic Space

By | September 16th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is Utah’s largest and longest standing business association. Because of that, we get to know some pretty great businesses. We’ve chosen to highlight some of our members through a program known as “The Membership Business Spotlight.” Our hope is to grow our community’s connection to one another. Who knows, maybe you’ll [...]

14 09, 2015

Improving the Economic State of Utah Through Education

By | September 14th, 2015|Blog, Policy, Prosperity 2020|0 Comments

Diagnostic #1: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) GDP in Utah. While Utah’s GDP has been growing at a significant rate (3.8% in 2013), it is still the 19th lowest in the country.[1] Utah’s GDP growth to date has been primarily fueled by durable goods manufacturing, finance/insurance, and retail. Industries such as real estate, agriculture, mining, and [...]

11 09, 2015

UBR Recap: September 7-11

By | September 11th, 2015|UBR|0 Comments

September 7, 2015 Across America, the most vibrant economies put education first. Utah is no exception. Utah recognizes that there is a huge economic benefit of having a well-educated workforce. That is why the Salt Lake Chamber supports Prosperity Though Education, a five-year statewide plan for improving Utah’s education. Research shows that a person’s earning [...]

9 09, 2015

Salt Lake Chamber hosts 128th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

By | September 9th, 2015|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Business Leaders Gather to Share their “Recipe for Success” SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 9, 2015) – Utah’s business leaders gathered on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek for the Salt Lake Chamber’s 128th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. The theme for the event was “Recipe for Success.” [...]