30 06, 2016

The Challenge is on!

By | June 30th, 2016|Policy|0 Comments

8th Annual Clear the Air Challenge – the largest, organized statewide effort to clear Utah’s Air – begins July 1 SALT LAKE CITY (June 30, 2016) – The Salt Lake Chamber, along with its partners, is excited to announce that the 8th Annual Clear the Air Challenge will begin July 1st. What is the Challenge? [...]

30 06, 2016

Salt Lake Chamber Receives ACCE Award for Communication Excellence

By | June 30th, 2016|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber has received the 2016 Award for Communication Excellence from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. The Salt Lake Chamber received this recognition for work done on the Clear the Air Challenge campaign, the annual month long competition that runs through the month of July. The campaign encourages Utahns to drive less and [...]

29 06, 2016

Preliminary Results: 2016 Utah Primary Election

By | June 29th, 2016|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Statewide Federal Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate Misty K. Snow: 59.42% Jonathan Swinton: 40.58% In the race to decide who would represent the Democratic Party in the General Election to challenge the incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mike Lee, Misty K. Snow defeated Jonathan Swinton by a margin of 59.42 to 40.58 percent. Congressional Republican Primary [...]

29 06, 2016

Tipping Point for Investment

By | June 29th, 2016|Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

In 1847 when the pioneers reached the Salt Lake Valley, Brigham Young shared a famous statement: “this is the place.” This phrase, nearly 200 years later, is still remembered as being shared at a monumental moment for our state. Today, civic and business leaders are echoing a similar sentiment regarding the generational opportunity created by [...]

28 06, 2016

2016 Salt Lake Chamber Classic Golf Tournament

By | June 28th, 2016|Blog, Events|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Classic Golf Tournament was held Monday, June 20, at the Salt Lake Country Club. Over 120 business executives turned out to participate in a round of beautiful morning golf. This tournament is always one of the year’s highlights. A Big Thanks! We would like to thank the Salt Lake Country Club team for all [...]

27 06, 2016

Education: The Case for Business Involvement

By | June 27th, 2016|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care|0 Comments

To drive better workforce outcomes the Utah business community must engage in policy initiatives that focus on education; such as Prosperity 2020, the largest business-led movement ever assembled in Utah to advance educational investment and innovation. When first adopted, Prosperity 2020 developed many ambitious goals for educative improvement; Utah is now on target to achieve [...]

24 06, 2016

UBR: June 20-24

By | June 24th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

June 20, 2016 It is my pleasure to announce that the Salt Lake Chamber has received a Five-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This is the highest designation for chamber accreditation. We have been recognized for our sound policies, effective organizational procedures and positive impact within the state of Utah. There are approximately [...]

22 06, 2016

Interim Recap: June

By | June 22nd, 2016|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

Issues Highlighted on the Hill After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance. The Salt Lake Chamber’s public policy team actively tracks this process and helps navigate study items on behalf of members and the broader business community. The Interim sessions help provide a preview of issues that may addressed [...]

22 06, 2016

Podcast 01.16: Bringing the Community Together: The Utah Arts Festival

By | June 22nd, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

Podcast 01.16: "Bringing the Community Together: The Utah Arts Festival" Art lovers, collectors, spectators and creators alike will soon invade Downtown Salt Lake City for the 2016 Utah Arts Festival. Celebrating it's 40th Anniversary, the Festival will be unlike any other and we are ecstatic for it to begin! In the latest episode of [...]

17 06, 2016

UBR: June 13-17

By | June 17th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

June 13, 2016 2016 is a landmark year for elections. Nearly every office on the federal, state and local levels will be on the ballot. The Utah business community needs to engage in this year’s election cycle. The private sector drives innovation and powers the economy while government makes public policy. A strong relationship between [...]