Blog 2017-10-20T08:37:32+00:00

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Building Utah: Economic Development Week with Derek Miller

On top of being Utah Water Week, this week (May 7th-12th) is also Economic Development Week. Now in it’s second year, the goal of Economic Development Week is to increase awareness for local programs and projects that create jobs, increase our quality of life and accelerate our economic development. Today we sit down with the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown [...]

May 11th, 2018|Blog, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Jennifer Seltzer Stitt: The Gender Diversity – More than a Number

Businesses are increasingly committed to cultivating diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It’s more than just a moral imperative; it’s good for business. Typically, gender-diverse teams and companies outperform single-gender teams, so cultivating and engaging the talents of women isn’t controversial, it’s common sense. However, companies can’t just go out and hire a bunch of women professionals and be done [...]

May 9th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Building Utah: Utah Water Week

This week is Utah Water Week, an annual educational campaign designed to provide public awareness and involvement in water issues, both locally and globally. On this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with Stephanie Duer, Salt Lake City Public Utilities Department Water Conservation Manager to talk about Utah's water supply and ways to conserve.

May 8th, 2018|Blog, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Speaker Paul Ryan Announced as Keynote Speaker for Salt Lake Chamber’s 39th Giant in our City

SALT LAKE CITY (MAY 2, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announces Speaker Paul Ryan as the keynote speaker at the 39th Giant in our City. The event, which will be held at the Grand America Hotel on June 9, 2018, will honor Senator Orrin Hatch with the Giant in our City award. [...]

May 2nd, 2018|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

President’s Message: Leading the Chamber into the Future

The corner office has been cleared out, the keys handed over and today there is a new person at the helm of this 131-year-old organization. Today, Derek Miller takes over as president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. Many of you know Derek very well. He has not only been a member of the Salt Lake [...]

May 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Business Leaders Unify to Protect Housing Affordability

The Housing Gap Coalition aims to keep Utah home prices affordable for the next generation SALT LAKE CITY, UT (May 1, 2018) — Today, the Salt Lake Chamber and Utah business leaders officially launched the Housing Gap Coalition. This business-led group is the first of its kind in the nation and aims to address Utah’s looming housing affordability problem before it’s [...]

May 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments