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 [...]

13 05, 2017

Brothers in arms; mentors in business: Help for veteran entrepreneurs

By | May 13th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Jason Lee, KSL.com, on May 13, 2017. SANDY — When veterans separate from the military, making the transition into civilian life may present challenges, particularly in some business circles. But for those who want to create their own path to business success, a local collaboration effort is helping to pave the way. [...]

20 04, 2017

Notable Utah immigrants awarded for their pioneering spirits, community contributions

By | April 20th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Wendy Leonard, KSL.com, on April 20, 2017. Abe Bakhsheshy came to Utah as a student from Iran, and he always intended to return to his country with a teaching degree to improve conditions there. While in Utah, however, Bakhsheshy's family in Iran was killed by political unrest, so he decided to remain [...]

19 04, 2017

How To Achieve More Than The American Dream

By | April 19th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Amy Rees Anderson on Forbes, April 19, 2017. “The essence of America – that which really unites us – is not ethnicity, or nationality, or religion – it is an idea – and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.” – Condoleeza Rice [...]

14 04, 2017

2017 American Dream Award Feature: Dr. Dinesh Patel

By | April 14th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and United Way of Salt Lake as we recognize the incredible contributions immigrants make every day in Utah at the American Dream Awards Luncheon. This new award program helps remind us about the positive impact of immigrants and how they have helped shape Utah’s history since the Mormon Pioneers entered the [...]

13 04, 2017

2017 American Dream Award Feature: Jorge Fierro

By | April 13th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and United Way of Salt Lake as we recognize the incredible contributions immigrants make every day in Utah at the American Dream Awards Luncheon. This new award program helps remind us about the positive impact of immigrants and how they have helped shape Utah’s history since the Mormon Pioneers entered the [...]

12 04, 2017

2017 American Dream Award Feature: Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy, PhD

By | April 12th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and United Way of Salt Lake as we recognize the incredible contributions immigrants make every day in Utah at the American Dream Awards Luncheon. This new award program helps remind us about the positive impact of immigrants and how they have helped shape Utah’s history since the Mormon Pioneers entered the [...]

11 04, 2017

2017 American Dream Award Feature: Pamela Atkinson

By | April 11th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and United Way of Salt Lake as we recognize the incredible contributions immigrants make every day in Utah at the American Dream Awards Luncheon. This new award program helps remind us about the positive impact of immigrants and how they have helped shape Utah's history since the Mormon Pioneers entered the [...]

3 04, 2017

President’s Message: The Salt Lake Chamber: Celebrating 130 Years as Utah’s Business Leader

By | April 3rd, 2017|Blog, Events, Statements|0 Comments

During a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce meeting, I proudly announced to my colleagues that the Salt Lake Chamber is celebrating its 130th anniversary this year. Many were astonished to learn our Chamber had been around for so long. I explained to more puzzled faces that, in fact, the Salt Lake Chamber’s roots date back [...]

23 03, 2017

Local businesses learn how to counter cybercrime

By | March 23rd, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Art Raymond in the Deseret News on March 23, 2017. SALT LAKE CITY — It may come as a surprise that a former top administrator from the Department of Homeland Security, the 240,000-employee agency tasked with keeping the country safe from outside threats, said the biggest cyberthreat to U.S. businesses is likely [...]