31 08, 2017

U.S. Chamber Statement on Overtime Rule Decision

By | August 31st, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Donohue:“Another victory for the effort to free our economy from the regulatory stranglehold of the last eight years” WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to the decision by Judge Mazzant in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to grant the [...]

30 08, 2017

Cybersecurity Leadership Council engages in educational effort

By | August 30th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Events, Policy|0 Comments

On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 three cyber experts from the Salt Lake Chamber’s Cybersecurity Leadership Council trained Utahns from across the state. As stated by Chamber President and CEO Lane Beattie, “One of the biggest threats to Utah’s economy often goes unmentioned: cyber attacks. No matter the size of the business or organization, cyber attacks [...]

30 08, 2017

Less Talking, More Doing: An Introduction to the Workforce Development Blog Series

By | August 30th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

The school year has arrived and students are once again fretting about classes, homework and tests. Business leaders, however, have a different concern: finding qualified workers for the jobs of the future. A new academic year brings with it an increase of exciting and new opportunities for students and businesses alike. As such, now is [...]

29 08, 2017

7 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Small Business

By | August 29th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Grow your small business with LinkedIn by using these seven proven tactics. There are nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States, but only half of them will make it past five years. To ensure your small business is in the successful half, we encourage you to capitalize on the various ways LinkedIn can [...]

29 08, 2017

4 Ways I Attain Work-Life Balance – by Lori Williams

By | August 29th, 2017|Blog, BWF|0 Comments

Juggling work and life every day isn’t easy. There’s never enough time in a day to do it all, so I try to enjoy every day, no matter what’s normal, and do what works for me and my capabilities. Here are four ways I attain some work-life balance: Balance requires sacrifice. One way or another [...]

25 08, 2017

The Inland Port: Utah’s next economic evolution

By | August 25th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

If you automatically correlate the word “port” with images of the coast, docks and ships, it’s time to think again. Landlocked Utah is giving this word new meaning by exploring the development of an inland port. Why? There are several reasons, not the least of which is the state’s high-quality transportation system and infrastructure as [...]

25 08, 2017

2017 Chamber Champion: Jody Williams

By | August 25th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

On September 7, 2017 Utah’s business leaders will gather at the Salt Lake Chamber’s 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. Every year the Chamber recognizes those in the community who have shown exemplary support to further the Chamber’s mission and bolster the local business community. One of this year’s 2017 Chamber Champions is Jody Williams of Holland & Hart. [...]

23 08, 2017

Promoting Trade & Investment: Salt Lake Chamber enters agreement with Mexico Chamber of Commerce 

By | August 23rd, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT— In an effort to promote trade, tourism and investments between the United States, Utah and Mexico, today the Salt Lake Chamber entered into an agreement with the Association of Mexican Chambers of Commerce (CONCANACO SERVYTUR) in a show of support for the protection of existing free trade agreements. Mexico is an [...]

23 08, 2017

2017 Chamber Champion: Natalie Peay

By | August 23rd, 2017|Blog, Events, Policy|0 Comments

On September 7, 2017 Utah’s business leaders will gather at the Salt Lake Chamber’s 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. Every year the Chamber recognizes those in the community who have shown exemplary support to further the Chamber’s mission and bolster the local business community. One of this year’s 2017 Chamber Champions is Natalie Peay of Webb.  “The culture [...]

22 08, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber and Silicon Slopes Announce New Partnership

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

Utah’s largest and longest-serving business association is deepening its relationship with the state’s fastest growing industry in a partnership that’s designed to enhance the voice of business in Utah. Today, the Salt Lake Chamber and Silicon Slopes made the partnership official by signing the agreement on the steps of the State Capitol. The Salt Lake [...]