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41st Annual Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon

Honoring the 2017 ATHENA and Pathfinder Award Winners SALT LAKE CITY, UT (November 15, 2017) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, honored Dr. Deneece Huftalin as the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient at this year’s Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon at the Little America Hotel. The ATHENA Leadership Award is [...]

November 16th, 2017|Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Sydne Jacques: Tackling the Construction Industry’s Workforce Challenges

My childhood definitely influenced my decision to build my business with a focus on the construction industry. I grew up on a farm in Montana. Every Saturday my siblings and I were presented with a list of chores and I would negotiate to get as many of the “outside” jobs as possible. I loved helping my dad in the shop [...]

President’s Message: Salt Lake City ready to host another Winter Olympics

The Olympic flame that was lit 15 years ago still burns bright for many of us in Utah. Just mention the 2002 Olympic Winter Games to a Utahn, and the excitement and enthusiasm that was ushered in all those years ago comes flooding back. At least, that’s how it is for me. When I think of the Olympic Games, I [...]

November 1st, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Lessons learned from the Cybersecurity Business Roundtable

From left to right: Sean England, Moreton & Company; Logan Sisam,Utah Department of Emergency Mangement; Larry Finch, Competitive Edge Office Systems; Rona Rahlf,  President, Utah Valley Chamber; and Mark Poole, Manufacturing Extension Program Center. In partnership with the Utah Valley Chamber, the Salt Lake Chamber’s Cybersecurity Leadership Council led an educational seminar on October 25th in Provo, UT. [...]

October 30th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Applauds Congress for Passing Budget – a Key Step in Tax Reform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (October 26, 2017) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement today after Congress’ final passage of the Budget Resolution for FY18, unlocking the process to achieve pro-growth tax reform: “As Utah’s business leader, we are thrilled that Congress is moving forward with tax reform thanks to today’s vote. [...]

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

Utah Executives Have Positive Outlook on Future Economy

Salt Lake Chamber releases Q3 CEOutlook Report SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (October 26, 2017) – Today members of the Salt Lake Chamber gathered at the Federal Reserve Salt Lake Branch to learn the results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook Q3 results. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a new statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. As an authoritative [...]