31 08, 2016

Member Business Spotlight: MAd Reach

By | August 31st, 2016|Blog, Member Business Spotlight|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 [...]

31 08, 2016

Podcast 01.20: Utah’s Urban Center: What is the State of Downtown?

By | August 31st, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

What is the State of Downtown? Every year the Downtown Alliance looks at the overall economy and benchmarks what's happening in Downtown Salt Lake City, and from this they develop the State of Downtown report. Downtown Alliance's Executive Director Jason Mathis and Director of Urban Development Jesse Dean discuss with us how this [...]

30 08, 2016

Utah’s Technology & Innovation Sector

By | August 30th, 2016|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Events, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Center for Advanced Technology & Innovation in collaboration with the Utah Technology Council co-hosted an event this past week to highlight the different forms of innovation bringing opportunity, talent, jobs and growth to the Salt Lake area and throughout the state. Congressman Jason Chaffetz and Governor [...]

26 08, 2016

UBR: August 22-26

By | August 26th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

August 22, 2016 Join us next Thursday, September 1st, 2016 for the 3rd Annual Utah Solutions Summit. This year, the Utah Solutions Summit will explore the elements that contribute to a healthy and productive workforce – Building a shared vision between industry, education and employees. This Summit will explore ways to ensure we are preparing [...]

25 08, 2016

The Downtown Alliance: Fostering Prosperity in the Central Business District

By | August 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Downtown Alliance The Downtown Alliance (DTA) is a 501c6 nonprofit organization established in 1991, and is dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment. DTA is the nexus of public and private sector interests in building a successful downtown and facilitating dialogue and understanding [...]

23 08, 2016

Community Celebrates the 8th Annual Clear the Air Challenge Awards

By | August 23rd, 2016|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press|0 Comments

Utah’s largest, organized statewide effort to clear Utah’s air presents awards to community champions SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (August 22, 2016) – The Salt Lake Chamber, along with its partners UDOT TravelWise, UCAIR, Intermountain Healthcare, UTA, Penna Powers and Fidelity Investments hosted the 8th Annual Clear the Air Challenge Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Monday, [...]

19 08, 2016

Keeping (and Growing) Utah’s Education Seed Corn

By | August 19th, 2016|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Don’t eat the seed corn. This is a simple but sound bit of advice that has been handed down from one wise farmer to the next for many generations. Along the way, sage investors discovered it applies just as well to finance as it does to agriculture. No wonder the phrase, “Don’t eat the seed [...]

18 08, 2016

Podcast 01.19: Let’s Talk About the Downtown Farmers Market.

By | August 18th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

The Downtown Farmers Market is in it's 25th year. In this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with Carson Chambers, the program manager for the Market, to talk about the Market's roots, how vendors contribute to Utah's local food scene, and how you can get involved with this important event. For [...]

17 08, 2016

An Economic and Moral Challenge

By | August 17th, 2016|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

This past month members of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance Executive Board toured homeless service facilities in downtown Salt Lake City. This tour gave a firsthand, humanizing view to leaders of our state’s business community who have played an active and vocal role on this and other important issues. The issues of homelessness [...]

16 08, 2016

Washington D.C. Trip Preview

By | August 16th, 2016|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

To provide our members a voice on the federal level, the Salt Lake Chamber annually leads a delegation to Washington, D.C. This year, our trip will take place from September 19-22. By bringing Utah’s business leaders together with members of our federal delegation, in addition to other policy and business groups headquartered in the nation’s [...]