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President’s Message: We All Have a Part to Play in Securing Our Economy

Oftentimes when speaking with our business community I find the topic of cybersecurity commonly shrouded in myth and misapprehension. I hear, “Cybersecurity is only for IT staff to worry about,” “I’m not a target,” “I can’t afford it,” or “I’m not sure what to do.” In an effort to extinguish these cybersecurity falsehoods, reinforce awareness of cybersecurity threats and provide [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Sending a Strong Message to Washington on Tax Reform

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 initiate tax reform. In a [...]

September 29th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2017 Utah Global Forum

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 topics that showcase what makes [...]

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

Collaborate with Utah’s CTE Programs

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 some of the ways you [...]

Why Your Business Should Care About Government Affairs

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, debated, and passed or “killed” [...]

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

P2020 Forum Recap: Getting Business Involved in Education

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 Carlile, Director of Industry and [...]

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