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 [...]

2 08, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Announces New Cybersecurity Leadership Council

By | August 2nd, 2017|News & Press, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – The Salt Lake Chamber is proud to announce the launch of the new Cybersecurity Leadership Council. The Cybersecurity Leadership Council is comprised of business leaders, experts, and stakeholders that include public sector advisors, legal entities, insurance providers, technology companies and cybersecurity consulting firms, with the goal of educating the business [...]

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 [...]

19 07, 2017

Water is Key to Our Economy

By | July 19th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber releases statement on Utah’s new water plan SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the release of the state’s new water strategy. “Business interest in water is fundamental. Water touches every sector of our economy and impacts our regional [...]

11 07, 2017

5 uniquely Utah summer activities

By | July 11th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by KSL.com on July 11, 2017. Days of '47 Rodeo One of Utah’s longest-standing traditions, the Days of ’47 Rodeo has celebrated Utah’s heritage since 1857. This year the rodeo will be held at the Utah State Fairpark in the brand-new, $16 million, 10,000 seat Days of ’47 Arena. Only the best rodeo [...]

26 06, 2017

Health Secretary Tom Price pitches health care reform bill in Utah visit

By | June 26th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Ben Lockhart in the Deseret News on June 26, 2017. SANDY — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price made his pitch for the health care reform bill currently pending in the Senate Monday during a stop in Utah. Price also took questions from multiple business leaders about health care [...]

22 06, 2017

Tips on using social media to grow a small business

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

Originally published by Fox 13 The Place on June 22, 2017. Watch the video here. Deb Bilbao, Business Consultant at the Salt Lake Chamber's Women's Business Center, along with small business owner Lydia Martinez of Elle Marketing and Events, share their insights into using social media to help grow a small business. FAQs answered in [...]

16 06, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber receives Communications Excellence Award from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

By | June 16th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) recently announced the winners of its Communications Excellence awards program. The Salt Lake Chamber is proud to report our "2017 Salt Lake Chamber Public Policy Guide" was selected as an Awards of Excellence winner. Our Public Policy Guide serves as the Chamber’s guiding document on public policy. [...]

14 06, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah submit comments to federal register regarding NAFTA

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

Following up on their February 2017 open letter to Utah’s congressional leaders, the Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah recently submitted comments to the federal register regarding forthcoming North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. The letter was addressed to the chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee and reiterated the essential role [...]

14 06, 2017

Fast Forward: Major trends with the potential to reshape Utah

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

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in Utah Business on June 14, 2017. Alvin Toffler was a futurist who wrote extensively about the digital revolution. He popularized the term “information overload” and wrote the landmark book Future Shock, which has sold millions of copies and remains in print today. He died last year, but left a legacy [...]