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Podcast 02.04: Future of Utah’s Outdoor Recreation

After a 20-year run, Outdoor Retailer is saying farewell to Utah. The twice-yearly trade show wraps up in Salt Lake City this week. The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market marks the industry's final trade event in Salt Lake City before heading to Denver in 2018. ORs departure has many wondering what’s next for Utah’s outdoor industry and what does this mean for our [...]

July 28th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

Sketching Utah’s Next Economic Blueprint: Summer Progress Report

In an effort to proactively plan for a prosperous future, the Salt Lake Chamber has engaged its membership in creating Utah’s next Economic Blueprint. The process was kicked off in January at the 2017 Economic Review and Public Policy Summit. This has led to a series of milestones as we build on the existing vision and work collaboratively with the [...]

Baseline scenario shows congestion, pollution, and constrained job growth for Point of the Mountain

Originally published by Envision Utah, July 26. What will happen at the Point of the Mountain if we follow current trends? The Baseline Scenario for the Point of the Mountain was recently released to the public at last week’s Point of the Mountain Development Commission meeting. We can't predict the future with complete accuracy, but this baseline scenario anticipates how [...]

Honorees for the 2017 Annual Meeting Announced

On September 7, 2017 Utah's business leaders will gather at the Salt Lake Chamber's 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. Every year the Chamber recognizes those in the community who have shown exemplary support to further the Chamber's mission and bolster the local business community. This year we will pay tribute to: 2016-2017 Board Chair: Keith McMullin, Deseret Management [...]

July 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Water is Key to Our Economy

Salt Lake Chamber releases statement on Utah’s new water plan SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the release of the state’s new water strategy. “Business interest in water is fundamental. Water touches every sector of our economy and impacts our regional and global competitiveness. Not only [...]

July 19th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Get to Know the New Utah Transportation Coalition Co-Chairs

The Utah Transportation Coalition is happy to announce that Sophia DiCaro, Chief Compliance Officer at The Cynosure Group and Wade Sherman, Vice President and Lead Counsel for the Digital Marketing Division at Adobe, will serve as the organization’s 2017-2018 co-chairs. Their expertise and unique perspectives will be valuable to the Coalition as it continues to advocate for transportation infrastructure investment. [...]

July 12th, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments