20 10, 2017

Out of this World: Iceland

By | October 20th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press, Trip Summary|0 Comments

The first thing you notice when descending to Keflavik International Airport is the vast, uninterrupted expanse of the land. It is noticeably different from other countries, with their bustling suburbs and interconnected cities on display from the plane. In Iceland, there is a stillness on the surface that belies what is roiling underneath the earth. [...]

5 10, 2017

Membership Roundup: September 2017

By | October 5th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Welcome our newest members to the Salt Lake Chamber! Thackeray Garn 748 W Heritage Park Blvd. Ste 203 Layton, UT 84041 (801) 776-0232 Website: http://www.thackeraygarn.com Boart Longyear  2570 W 1700 S Salt Lake City, UT 84104 (801) 972-6430 Website: http://boartlongyear.com Community Options 2590 S Washington Boulevard Suite 290 Ogden, UT 84401 (385) 206-7315 2964 West 4700 South [...]

2 10, 2017

President’s Message: We All Have a Part to Play in Securing Our Economy

By | October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Oftentimes when speaking with our business community I find the topic of cybersecurity commonly shrouded in myth and misapprehension. I hear, “Cybersecurity is only for IT staff to worry about,” “I’m not a target,” “I can’t afford it,” or “I’m not sure what to do.” In an effort to extinguish these cybersecurity falsehoods, reinforce awareness [...]

25 09, 2017

2017 Salt Lake Chamber Federal Priorities Released

By | September 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is capital city by name, and statewide by mission. We are Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association. A statewide chamber of commerce with members in all 29 Utah counties, the Chamber represents the broad interests of the state’s 63,000-plus employers, which employ more than 1.4 million Utahns. This includes thousands [...]

7 09, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Hosts 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

By | September 7th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 7, 2017) – Utah’s business leaders gathered on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek for the Salt Lake Chamber’s 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. The theme of the event was “A New Frontier: Your Space in Business.” During the event, more than [...]

5 09, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

By | September 5th, 2017|Blog, Immigration Reform, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 5, 2017) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the administration’s decision on DACA. “The time has not only come, but is well past due, for action on immigration at the federal level. Common sense immigration reform would boost economic growth, [...]

1 09, 2017

President’s Message: Guiding the Transformation of Utah’s Future Economy

By | September 1st, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that another summer is soon coming to a close. The kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter, and before long the leaves will start to change reminding us all that a new season is upon us. If you pay attention to the natural environment, which cycles through phases [...]

23 08, 2017

Promoting Trade & Investment: Salt Lake Chamber enters agreement with Mexico Chamber of Commerce 

By | August 23rd, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT— In an effort to promote trade, tourism and investments between the United States, Utah and Mexico, today the Salt Lake Chamber entered into an agreement with the Association of Mexican Chambers of Commerce (CONCANACO SERVYTUR) in a show of support for the protection of existing free trade agreements. Mexico is an [...]

22 08, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber and Silicon Slopes Announce New Partnership

By | August 22nd, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s largest and longest-serving business association is deepening its relationship with the state’s fastest growing industry in a partnership that’s designed to enhance the voice of business in Utah. Today, the Salt Lake Chamber and Silicon Slopes made the partnership official by signing the agreement on the steps of the State Capitol. The Salt Lake [...]

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 [...]