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Business leaders asked to weigh in on economic development planning

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 us better understand your areas [...]

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

Utah’s Legal System Ties for 10th, Marks Relative Decline Since 2008

The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform recently released their 2017 rankings for the lawsuit climate of all 50 states. The rankings are developed through a survey of 1,321 in-house senior attorneys and general counsels at companies with at least $100 million in annual revenue. First, the contributors were screened for their familiarity with the legal environment in a given [...]

September 15th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

4 Ways Your Business Can Develop Skilled Talent for Tomorrow’s Jobs

Over the past several weeks, the Chamber’s workforce development blogs have explored why building a skilled workforce is critical for the continued success of Utah’s economy, as well as the importance of career and technical education programs aligning with industry needs. Next week, panelists at the Chamber’s quarterly Prosperity 2020 Forum will share ideas for how businesses can be most [...]

September 13th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

Building Bridges with Utah’s Tech Sector

Earlier this year at the Chamber’s executive board retreat a goal to better engage Utah’s tech sector in community and business issues was set. In response, the Chamber has taken key steps to build on our existing relationships, expand our membership and identify strategic opportunities. Strategic Alignment: The Chamber’s executive board named Vance Checketts, VP of DellEMC as our Public [...]

September 11th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

Gridiron Rivalry brings out the Chambers’ True Colors

Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Valley Chamber continue football rivalry wager on the outcome of the University of Utah and BYU game SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 7th, 2017): The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Valley Chamber have renewed their friendly wager on the rivalry game. As part of the bet, if the Cougars win, the Salt Lake Chamber must [...]

September 7th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Hosts 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 7, 2017) – Utah’s business leaders gathered on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek for the Salt Lake Chamber’s 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. The theme of the event was “A New Frontier: Your Space in Business.” During the event, more than 600 Chamber members gathered to [...]

September 7th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments