16 08, 2017

2017 Chamber Champion: Andrew Croshaw

By | August 16th, 2017|Blog, Policy|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. One of this year’s 2017 Chamber Champions is Andrew Croshaw, Leavitt Partners Andrew Croshaw [...]

14 08, 2017

2017 President’s Award for Excellence honoree: Tom Guinney

By | August 14th, 2017|Blog, Policy|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's 2017 President's Award for Excellence honoree is Tom Guinney, Gastronomy [...]

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 [...]

11 08, 2017

2017 Community Partner of the Year: UCAIR

By | August 11th, 2017|Policy|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 UCAIR as Community Partner of the [...]

10 08, 2017

Understanding the Employer Perspective on Health Care

By | August 10th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As policymakers and stakeholders struggle to find the best way forward for the US health care system, researchers from Utah are working to inform the process by studying what different types of stakeholders' value in health care. The Salt Lake Chamber believes that understanding this from an employer's point of view, as the primary purchaser of [...]

9 08, 2017

NAFTA Works

By | August 9th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

This month the North American Free Trade Agreement is set to be renegotiated. Since its inception in 1994 new forms of commerce and information technology have poured into the market, creating a need for modernization. While updates to the agreement for e-commerce are healthy, it is important to Utah’s economy that current trade relations are [...]

2 08, 2017

Membership Roundup: July 2017

By | August 2nd, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

Allied Universal Security Services 5215 Wiley Post Way #120 Salt Lake City, UT 84116 385.290.2991 Website: http://www.AUS.com DanoneWave 6165 West Dannon Way West Jordan, UT 84081 801.282.4246 Website: http://www.dannon.com Done To Your Taste Catering P.O. Box 1003 Kamas, UT 84036 801.438.3384 Website: http://www.dtyt.events Kapp Construction & Development 1595 W 3300 S Salt Lake City, UT 84401 801.393.7360 Website: http://www.kappcompanies.com [...]

1 08, 2017

Launch of the Cybersecurity Leadership Council

By | August 1st, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

Innovative technological advances have transformed the economy and allowed greater connectivity and convenience to flow into the market. This shift, however, has come with new vulnerabilities and risks. Today’s criminals have taken to the digital world to undermine computer networks and critical infrastructure, stealing proprietary information from our businesses, and violating the privacy of internet [...]

27 07, 2017

Sketching Utah’s Next Economic Blueprint: Summer Progress Report

By | July 27th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

In an effort to proactively plan for a prosperous future, the Salt Lake Chamber has engaged its membership in creating Utah’s next Economic Blueprint. The process was kicked off in January at the 2017 Economic Review and Public Policy Summit. This has led to a series of milestones as we build on the existing vision [...]

26 07, 2017

Baseline scenario shows congestion, pollution, and constrained job growth for Point of the Mountain

By | July 26th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Envision Utah, July 26. What will happen at the Point of the Mountain if we follow current trends? The Baseline Scenario for the Point of the Mountain was recently released to the public at last week’s Point of the Mountain Development Commission meeting. We can't predict the future with complete accuracy, but [...]