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Governor Mitt Romney announced as Keynote Speaker for 2018 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (November 30th, 2017) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announced Governor Mitt Romney as the Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit. The Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit is the state’s premier economic forecasting and public policy event that is attended by over [...]

November 30th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Lane Beattie Announces His Retirement

Today, Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and the Downtown Alliance, announced his planned retirement. Beattie’s announcement comes after nearly 15 years at the helm of Utah’s largest and longest-serving business organization. “I cannot express how grateful I am to have been able to lead this great organization for the last 15 years. When I took [...]

November 28th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber Takes a Stand on Tax Modernization

On November 27, 2017 Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, testified at the Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee to share the business community’s perspective on efforts to modernize Utah’s tax code. Generally speaking, the Chamber has always supported tax policies that strengthen Utah’s economy and properly balances tax simplicity, efficiency, fairness, revenue sufficiency and transparency. When [...]

November 27th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

How to stay safe on Cyber Monday

The Salt Lake Chamber wishes our business community and all holiday shoppers a safe and joyful season! As many of us go about preparing for festivities it’s important to be wary of criminals who would dampen our holiday season by stealing our information and draining our bank accounts. Share the following tips with your friends, family and co-workers to keep [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

It’s Time to Shop Local: Small Business Saturday is November 25

It’s time to start thinking about your holiday shopping. Just like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday has become a holiday ritual embraced by shoppers in local communities all over the United States. According to American Express, small business owners generated an estimated $15.4 billion dollars on Small Business Saturday in 2016. This year’s Small Business Saturday is November [...]

November 21st, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

The Future of the Point of the Mountain

The Point of the Mountain Development Commission invites you to attend a workshop to help create a vision for the future of the Point of the Mountain area. This area has over 20,000 acres of undeveloped property in Salt Lake and Utah counties. This includes the prison site and The Point of the Mountain Development Commission invites you to attend [...]

November 20th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments