12 12, 2017

Zero Red Air Days

By | December 12th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s Business Community Commits to Doing Their Part to Clean Up Utah’s Air SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 12, 2017)—Today, the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors voted unanimously to support a business-driven goal of zero red air days. The Zero Red Air Days Initiative seeks to be a united effort to take a stand [...]

6 12, 2017

Weigh in on how the Point of the Mountain Should Grow

By | December 6th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

  Your Voice is Needed! The Point of the Mountain Development Commission invites you to take a few minutes to complete a survey to help create a vision for the Point of the Mountain area. This area has over 20,000 acres of undeveloped land in Salt Lake and Utah counties, including the prison site. More [...]

1 12, 2017

President’s Message: The Holiday Season is a Time for Reflection

By | December 1st, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

Just a few nights ago, the Chamber offices were once again filled with hundreds of our friends, family, long-time Chamber members, and staff for our annual Holiday Open House. As I walked through the rooms and mingled with guests, I was struck by the love and camaraderie that always seems to permeate these gatherings, but [...]

30 11, 2017

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

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

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 [...]

28 11, 2017

Lane Beattie Announces His Retirement

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

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 [...]

27 11, 2017

The Salt Lake Chamber Takes a Stand on Tax Modernization

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

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, [...]

22 11, 2017

How to stay safe on Cyber Monday

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

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, [...]

21 11, 2017

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

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

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 [...]

20 11, 2017

The Future of the Point of the Mountain

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

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 [...]

8 11, 2017

Sydne Jacques: Tackling the Construction Industry’s Workforce Challenges

By | November 8th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

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 [...]