16 08, 2017

2017 Chamber Champion: Andrew Croshaw

By | August 16th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

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. One of this year’s 2017 Chamber Champions is Andrew Croshaw, Leavitt Partners Andrew Croshaw [...]

14 08, 2017

2017 President’s Award for Excellence honoree: Tom Guinney

By | August 14th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

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's 2017 President's Award for Excellence honoree is Tom Guinney, Gastronomy [...]

14 08, 2017

Dr. Deneece Huftalin Announced as 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award Winner

By | August 14th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

President of Salt Lake Community College honored with prestigious national women’s award SALT LAKE CITY, UT (August 14th, 2017) - The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, has announced Dr. Deneece Huftalin as the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient. The ATHENA Leadership Award is a prestigious national award presented annually to [...]

10 08, 2017

Understanding the Employer Perspective on Health Care

By | August 10th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As policymakers and stakeholders struggle to find the best way forward for the US health care system, researchers from Utah are working to inform the process by studying what different types of stakeholders' value in health care. The Salt Lake Chamber believes that understanding this from an employer's point of view, as the primary purchaser of [...]

9 08, 2017

NAFTA Works

By | August 9th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

This month the North American Free Trade Agreement is set to be renegotiated. Since its inception in 1994 new forms of commerce and information technology have poured into the market, creating a need for modernization. While updates to the agreement for e-commerce are healthy, it is important to Utah’s economy that current trade relations are [...]

9 08, 2017

2017 Corporate Partner of the Year: Rio Tinto Kennecott

By | August 9th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

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 the Chamber will recognize Rio Tinto Kennecott as Corporate [...]

8 08, 2017

20 Books CEOs Have on Their Summer Reading List

By | August 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Originally published by KSL on August 8, 2017.  Personal growth can lead to professional gains. For busy entrepreneurs, it can be difficult to get time away from the office for professional workshops and conferences. Thankfully, there’s an easier way to learn from the great business leaders of today. Whether you’re sitting on the beach or [...]

1 08, 2017

Launch of the Cybersecurity Leadership Council

By | August 1st, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

Innovative technological advances have transformed the economy and allowed greater connectivity and convenience to flow into the market. This shift, however, has come with new vulnerabilities and risks. Today’s criminals have taken to the digital world to undermine computer networks and critical infrastructure, stealing proprietary information from our businesses, and violating the privacy of internet [...]

1 08, 2017

President’s Message: To Solve Workforce Challenges, Simply Get Involved

By | August 1st, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, News & Press|0 Comments

I always enjoy meeting with business leaders from across the state to discuss their company’s successes and challenges. Whether visiting with members of the technology or manufacturing industry, small business owners or large bankers, I’ve noticed a universally held concern about the future of business growth in the state of Utah ­­– the need for [...]

28 07, 2017

Podcast 02.04: Future of Utah’s Outdoor Recreation

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

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 [...]