31 03, 2016

Membership Roundup: March 2016

By | March 31st, 2016|Policy|0 Comments

Company5k, LLC 2107 Dakota Drive Farmington, UT 84025 704.241.0889 http://www.company5k.com CSI-Networks 724 West 500 South, Ste. 100 W. Bountiful, UT 84087 801.617.2720 http://csi-networks.com Delta Fire Systems, Inc 1507 South Pioneer Road Salt Lake City, UT 84104 801.972.4500 http://www.deltafiresystems.com/ Draper Vapor 1174 East Draper Parkway Draper, UT 84020 801.938.9345 http://drapervape.com Financially Fit, LLC 265 East 100 [...]

25 03, 2016

UBR: March 21-25

By | March 25th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

March 21, 2016 As of last week, GREENbike is officially open for the 2016/2017 season. In case you’re unfamiliar with GREENbike, it’s the Salt Lake City bike share program, where you can use any bike, from any of the 24 stations for a small membership fee. GREENbike connects downtown office workers, visitors and residents with [...]

24 03, 2016

Voting is Good for Business

By | March 24th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Politics can be a sensitive topic in the workplace. Because of this, many employees and employers simply avoid the subject. Despite this taboo, the opportunity to be politically active should not be ignored or taken for granted. And, as the Beehive State has been abuzz with political participation this week, we encourage all businesses to [...]

18 03, 2016

UBR: March 14-18

By | March 18th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

March 14, 2016 Earlier this month, two local companies made the list of the top places to work in the U.S. according to Fortune Magazine. Each year the magazine releases its list of the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year, CHG Healthcare Services ranked at No. 18 and placed for the seventh [...]

16 03, 2016

U.S. Chamber Elects Maxine Turner to Board of Directors

By | March 16th, 2016|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

We would like to congratulate Maxine Turner who has been elected to the board of directors of the United States Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the US Chamber, Maxine also serves on the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors. Below is a press release published by the US Chamber of Commerce. ORLANDO, Fla., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cuisine Unlimited [...]

11 03, 2016

UBR: March 7-11

By | March 11th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

March 7, 2016 In case you haven’t heard, March is Women’s History Month and the Salt Lake Chamber is taking part in the celebration. This month has been declared as a worldwide celebration of women and highlights their contribution to events in history and contemporary society. Against social convention and often legal restraints, women have [...]

9 03, 2016

Statement Regarding H.B. 251

By | March 9th, 2016|Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber issues the following statement regarding H.B. 251 Post Employment Restrictions Amendment SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March 8, 2016) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding H.B. 251 Post Employment Restrictions Amendment: "After intense and collaborative negotiations with business leaders and legislators, the Salt [...]

7 03, 2016

Some Bright Spots, but Utah Still Falling Short on National Education Rankings

By | March 7th, 2016|Prosperity 2020|0 Comments

Occasional Paper – Vol: 3 As Utah continues its efforts to attract strong companies with high-wage jobs to the state, it needs to pay attention to its standing on national education rankings, which business leaders and families typically examine carefully as they contemplate relocation. While Utah’s current performance on K-12 and higher education measures does [...]

4 03, 2016

UBR: Feb 29 – Mar 4

By | March 4th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

February 29, 2016 The Republican presidential candidates are coming to Salt Lake City on March 21st for a newly added debate. On receiving the opportunity, Utah GOP Chairman James Evans said, “Look at the punch Utah has nationally in Republican circles. The Republican committee recognizes that, Utah has become a must-visit state.” The debate will [...]

2 03, 2016

What Factors Boost Economic Development?

By | March 2nd, 2016|Prosperity 2020|0 Comments

Occasional Paper – Vol: 2, Dr. Rich Kendell  Education Drives Economic Success A recent report published by Noah Berger and Peter Fisher indicates that states can build a strong foundation for economic success and prosperity by investing in strategies that make people more productive. Chief among them is education. The report was published by the [...]