29 09, 2017

Sending a Strong Message to Washington on Tax Reform

By | September 29th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

On the morning of September 28, 2017 a letter signed by 244 associations and state and local chambers of commerce was sent to all Members of Congress. As the voice of Utah business and champion of community prosperity, the Salt Lake Chamber was among those who signed this critical message urging a budget resolution to [...]

29 09, 2017

UBR: September 25-29

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September 25, 2017 Take some time away from the office and enjoy a networking lunch that’s designed to improve your management skills and enhance your knowledge of the business world. The Lunch and Learn Series is a collaboration between the Women's Business Center and the Professional Education Department at the University of Utah - bringing [...]

28 09, 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2017 Utah Global Forum

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

On Tuesday, October 17, the Utah Global Forum will bring together people from around Utah, the nation and the world for an unparalleled opportunity for international discovery, discussion and networking. The Utah Global Forum is the state's premier international event. Attendees will explore Utah's role in the global marketplace and discuss a diverse range of [...]

27 09, 2017

Collaborate with Utah’s CTE Programs

By | September 27th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Part of connecting your business with education means understanding the many resources and options available for you to get involved in workforce development. This week, our guest blogger Jason Skidmore shares about one of these resources—your local school district’s Career and Technical Education Specialist. Advisory boards, hands-on classroom training and developing career pathways are just [...]

26 09, 2017

Why Your Business Should Care About Government Affairs

By | September 26th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

How do taxes, regulation, transportation, health care, education, energy and natural resources impact your business? Chances are, in some way or another, all of these issues affect your company’s employees, operational costs and bottom line - which in turn impact the state’s overall economic competitiveness. Likewise, each of these issues (and many more) are discussed, [...]

25 09, 2017

P2020 Forum Recap: Getting Business Involved in Education

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

The Salt Lake Chamber hosted its quarterly Prosperity 2020 Forum last week, continuing ongoing discussions about how to better connect industry and education and boost workforce development efforts across the state. The panel was moderated by Sean Slatter, president and CEO of Logistic Specialties, Inc. (LSI), and included Edson Barton, CEO of Precision Exams; Kimberlee [...]

25 09, 2017

2017 Salt Lake Chamber Federal Priorities Released

By | September 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is capital city by name, and statewide by mission. We are Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association. A statewide chamber of commerce with members in all 29 Utah counties, the Chamber represents the broad interests of the state’s 63,000-plus employers, which employ more than 1.4 million Utahns. This includes thousands [...]

22 09, 2017

UBR: September 18-22

By | September 22nd, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

September 18, 2017 Did you know as a resident of Utah, you and your family have access to a statewide Prescription Assistance Program? The Utah Drug Card will provide you with Rx medication savings of up to 75% at more than 68,000 pharmacies across the country. The Utah Drug Card program also includes discounts on [...]

19 09, 2017

Business leaders asked to weigh in on economic development planning

By | September 19th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Wasatch Front Regional Council's Economic Development District (EDD) is seeking input from all of our members, partners, and stakeholders. Your input will be used to help us develop the region's five-year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy or CEDS. The CEDS outlines our region's economic development priorities based on regional economic conditions. Your input will help [...]

15 09, 2017

UBR: September 11-15

By | September 15th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

September 11, 2017 The deadline is quickly approaching for small businesses in Utah to apply for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. The 10,000 Small Businesses program is described as an “investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services.” Through the program, [...]