22 06, 2018

UBR: June 18-22

By | 2018-06-13T09:45:18+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

June 18, 2018 As the temperature starts to rise, keeping your business cool and comfortable is a top priority. One option to consider is evaporative cooling – a simple process that uses moisture to absorb heat and provide cool air to an interior space. Because drier air can absorb more moisture, evaporative cooling is perfectly suited [...]

21 06, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair

By | 2018-06-21T16:12:05+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 21, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair: “We applaud the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This decision levels the playing field between [...]

21 06, 2018

As Utah’s Housing Crisis Worsens, Business Leaders Launch a Campaign to Change Public Sentiment

By | 2018-06-21T14:52:02+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Tony Semerad in The Salt Lake Tribune on June 21, 2018 Amid widening evidence that Utah’s affordable housing crunch is worsening, business and community leaders met Thursday in Salt Lake City for the first of several “big tent” meetings to address the problem. The Salt Lake Chamber is launching a major public-awareness [...]

21 06, 2018

Utah’s Employers Council Publishes 2018 regional and Statewide Job Compensation Surveys

By | 2018-06-21T13:17:36+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Utah’s Employers Council Publishes 2018 regional and Statewide Job Compensation Surveys The 2018 Utah Benchmark Compensation Survey and the IT Compensation Survey provide businesses with data necessary to hire and retain top talent   Salt Lake City, June 21, 2018 – Employers Council recently published two job compensation surveys, including the 2018 Utah Benchmark Compensation [...]

21 06, 2018

World Trade Center Utah Awards Grants to 23 Utah Companies to Help Export and Expand Internationally

By | 2018-06-22T11:38:59+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on June 21, 2018 Salt Lake City– World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) recently awarded funding to 23 Utah companies as part of the Utah Export Acceleration Grant (EAG). Created to help small and medium sized businesses actualize their international business goals, the EAG is administered by WTC Utah and [...]

21 06, 2018

Experience, Wisdom, Guidance Honored at Outstanding Directors Event

By | 2018-06-22T11:22:27+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lisa Christensen in Utah Business on June 21, 2018 To excel in business, you need to have a top-tier executive team. But it’s also vital to have a sage and visionary board of directors behind that team. On Thursday, Utah Business, in conjunction with the National Association of Corporate Directors recognized some of the [...]

21 06, 2018

Coalition to Tackle Utah’s Affordable Housing Problem

By | 2018-06-22T09:45:50+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on June 21, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is facing a potential housing crisis with more individuals and families looking for a place to live than is available statewide. The Salt Lake Chamber reported Thursday that for the first time in 40 years the Beehive State [...]

21 06, 2018

Looming Online Sales Tax Decisions Could Impact Utah’s Small Businesses

By | 2018-06-22T09:14:49+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Lisa Nico in KUTV on June 21, 2018 (KUTV) — Internet retailers can now collect sales tax in states, even if they don’t have a physical presence there, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. It’s now up to individual states to decide what to do about online sales tax. Utah Tax Commission spokesperson [...]

21 06, 2018

Riverton City Eliminated Business Licensing Fees; Mayor Declares City Open for Business

By | 2018-06-22T08:23:10+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on June 21, 2018 Riverton– Businesses will no longer be charged licensing fees to conduct business in Riverton, following the Riverton City Council’s final approval of the city’s 2018-2019 fiscal year budget and fee schedule in their June 19 meeting. Mayor Trent Staggs first proposed eliminating the city’s business licensing [...]

20 06, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber President Testimony from U.S. House Small Business Committee “Communities That Think Small and Win Big” Hearing

By | 2018-06-21T07:31:17+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

The U.S. Committee of Small Business met on June 20, 2018 for a hearing titled, "Communities That Think Small and Win Big." The hearing was to highlight communities with thriving small business environments and to hear from local officials on their community's relationship with small business. Salt Lake Chamber President Derek B. Miller testified at [...]