In case you missed one or more of the Salt Lake Chamber’s Utah Business Reports on KSL NewsRadio, here is a recap of what we talked about this week.
For the full recorded reports from this week and weeks past, visit KSL NewsRadio online. Remember to tune in between 12:30 and 1 p.m. to KSL NewsRadio every week day on 102.7 FM or 1160 AM. If your business is doing something great, let us know and we may feature it on the Utah Business Report.
The Utah Transportation Coalition is a broad-based, business-led collaboration group advocating and supporting strategic investments in Utah’s transportation infrastructure. Smart investments in transportation promote a higher quality of life; improve air quality and support economic development. These investments are essential especially as Utah’s population is expected to nearly double in the next 30-years.
Today the Transportation Coalition launched a statewide awareness effort, calling attention to the need for continued transportation investment. This weeklong event includes community gatherings at locations across Utah. Today the Coalition held an event in Farmington near the FrontRunner Station, Legacy Parkway and I-15, with another event in St. George tomorrow.
With expected population growth, increased vehicle efficiency and continue air quality improvements needed, now is the time to continue Utah’s conservative approach maintaining this important infrastructure and investing for the future to preserve our quality of life and bolster economic growth.
For more information visit Utah transportation.org or follow the conversation at #dontdelayUT.
Today is the 38th Annual Women & Business Conference. Join the conversation today with #AthenaSLC. This conference is filled with inspirational speakers and informative breakout sessions designed to honor and strengthen the place of women in the workplace.
The ATHENA award is a prestigious national award presented annually to an active member of the Salt Lake Chamber. Athena Award winners demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in business by providing valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in the community and assists women in reaching their full leadership potential. This year’s recipient is Peggy Larsen of Worker’s Compensation Fund, a well-deserved honor.
In addition to the ATHENA Award, four other women will receive the Pathfinder Award. The Pathfinder Awards are to community leaders who create new paths and promote the development and recognition of women in business. The 2014 recipients include Patrice Arent, Utah House of Representatives, Juanita Damon of American Express, Martha Eining of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and Denise Winslow from Wells Fargo.
For more information visit slchamber.com.
The Utah Transportation Coalition, a broad-based, business-led coalition advocating and supporting strategic investments in Utah’s transportation infrastructure, presented today to the Legislature’s Transportation Interim Committee.
A quality transportation system offers personal benefits to every Utahn, including more time with families, a cleaner environment and better health. Recently Utah competed an unprecedented statewide long-range transportation plan that showed current funding mechanisms do not meet our community’s needs for the future.
While you don’t see it at the pump, the buying power of the gas tax is worth much less today than when it was last increased in 1997, due to inflation and vehicle efficiency. In the end this lack of action has and will continue to cost all of us more in time and money.
Now is the time to continue Utah’s conservative approach to maintaining our transportation infrastructure by investing for the future to preserve today’s quality of life and bolster Utah’s economic growth.
A new business and member of the Salt Lake Chamber has recently opened their doors. Four Seasons Nail Salon is an upscale full-service nail salon that opened on September 23, 2014.
This business is conveniently located at 464 South 600 East, Suite B, in Salt Lake City near Trader Joe’s, Trolley Square, and Smith’s Marketplace.
“You deserve the best,” is its promise to its customers. This business delivers its promise through providing excellent customer service, equipping the salon with state-of-the-art ventilation system, spa chairs, and equipment. They have an effective and well-thought out processes for sanitizing all tools and equipment, while offering a wide variety of nail products and polish selection.
Four Seasons Nail Salon’s current promotions include discounts on all services, as well as discounts for referral programs and rewards for customer loyalty.
To find out more about this member and other members of the Salt Lake Chamber, visit slchamber.com
Improving energy efficiency is a great way to reduce operating expenses and enhance your profitability, but where do you begin?
A walk-through energy audit is an excellent starting point.
An energy audit consists of an analysis of your utility bills and an inspection of your facility and mechanical systems.
Key things to consider include lighting systems and controls, the age and efficiency of heating and cooling systems, and the level of insulation. The goal is to look at your facility as a whole and identify the best energy-saving opportunities.
Rocky Mountain Power’s wattsmart Business program can help you assess the energy efficiency opportunities at your facility to determine the most cost-effective upgrades for your business.
Contact Rocky Mountain Power at wattsmart.com to learn more.