29 06, 2017

Industry Sponsored Mobile App Now Available to Connect Teachers with Volunteers

By | June 29th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Teachers and Industry Volunteers Encouraged to Create Profiles and Listings in New STEM Mentor Exchange to Help Prepare Students for Future Jobs Salt Lake City, UT – June 29, 2017 – The STEM Partners Foundation today announced the release of the STEM Mentor Exchange (STEM MX), a mobile app designed to connect teachers with industry [...]

28 06, 2017

June 2017 Interim Recap

By | June 28th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

After each General Session, the Legislature meets and discusses relevant items of significance during Interim Sessions. 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. This month a number of key items we discussed: Transportation Governance and Funding Task [...]

28 06, 2017

Podcast 02.03: Water is Your Business

By | June 28th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

As the second-driest state in the nation, water touches every sector of our economy. It plays an essential role in not only business operations, but also the state’s economy. With Utah’s population expected to double by 2060, the Salt Lake Chamber believes it is everyone’s responsibility to conserve and plan ways to best optimize this [...]

27 06, 2017

Utah’s Employers Council Releases 2017 Utah Benchmark Compensation Survey

By | June 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Utah’s Employers Council recently published a job compensation survey, designed to help Utah organizations keep current and competitive with employee salaries. The 2017 Utah Benchmark Compensation Survey provides a snapshot of state and regional salary policies, including base salaries, average percent pay increases and hiring rates. The Utah Benchmark Compensation Survey provides salary benchmarks for [...]

26 06, 2017

Health Secretary Tom Price pitches health care reform bill in Utah visit

By | June 26th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Ben Lockhart in the Deseret News on June 26, 2017. SANDY — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price made his pitch for the health care reform bill currently pending in the Senate Monday during a stop in Utah. Price also took questions from multiple business leaders about health care [...]

23 06, 2017

UBR: June 19-23

By | June 23rd, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

June 19, 2017 Many business owners and operators forego regular cooling system, or HVAC, maintenance. By taking a small step to schedule a no-cost HVAC check-up at your business, you could save on energy costs. Rocky Mountain Power offers HVAC Check-up incentives to help offset the cost of identifying and making energy improvements to your [...]

22 06, 2017

Tips on using social media to grow a small business

By | June 22nd, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Fox 13 The Place on June 22, 2017. Watch the video here. Deb Bilbao, Business Consultant at the Salt Lake Chamber's Women's Business Center, along with small business owner Lydia Martinez of Elle Marketing and Events, share their insights into using social media to help grow a small business. FAQs answered in [...]

16 06, 2017

UBR: June 12-16

By | June 16th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

June 12, 2017 Utah is known across the country as the best state for business. Key to our success has been the quality of our workforce. Now, more than ever, education is the surest path to economic success – not just for individuals, but also the community. The Salt Lake Chamber, through Prosperity 2020, has [...]

16 06, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber receives Communications Excellence Award from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

By | June 16th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) recently announced the winners of its Communications Excellence awards program. The Salt Lake Chamber is proud to report our "2017 Salt Lake Chamber Public Policy Guide" was selected as an Awards of Excellence winner. Our Public Policy Guide serves as the Chamber’s guiding document on public policy. [...]

15 06, 2017

Wilford Clyde to take over as Chairman of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

By | June 15th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (June 13, 2017) - The Salt Lake Chamber has named Wilford Clyde, Chairman and CEO of Clyde Companies, as the new Chairman of its Board of Governors. Clyde has served as the board’s vice chair alongside current chair, Keith McMullin, president and CEO of Deseret Management, Inc. “The Salt Lake Chamber is [...]