20 10, 2017

UBR: October 16-20

By | October 20th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

October 16, 2017 Shorter days mean longer hours for the lighting systems at your business. Did you know lighting upgrades are often the easiest energy-efficiency improvements you can make? Projects often pay back your investment through energy savings in two years or less. LED upgrades are an excellent way to enhance lighting quality while cutting [...]

18 10, 2017

Utah Nursing Consortium

By | October 18th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Healing Utah’s Nursing Gap It’s no secret that Utah’s population is growing, aging and become more chronically ill. Our need for nurses is particularly acute because we have the fastest-growing elderly population, the youngest population, and the lowest death rate in the country (1). In other words, we live a long time, love our [...]

12 10, 2017

Recap of the U.S. Chamber Cybersecurity Summit

By | October 12th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

On October 4, 2017 the U.S. Chamber held the Sixth Annual Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, D.C. Many pivotal topics were discussed, including workforce development, the protection of critical infrastructure, the need for ‘hyper-collaboration’, among others. At the Summit, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine Duke urged participation in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and noted that, [...]

11 10, 2017

Getting involved in Education: Q & A with Cyprus Credit Union

By | October 11th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

If your business is looking for ways to get involved in education, consider using the skills and talents of your employees to advance the mission of your company through teaching a relevant subject area. The Salt Lake Chamber recently spoke with Karen Seo, Relationship Development Manager with Cyprus Credit Union, about how they successfully implemented [...]

10 10, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Signs Letter Urging Trump Administration to Modernize NAFTA, “Do No Harm”

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

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (Oct. 10, 2017) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber joined more than 300 state and local business associations from across all 50 states in expressing its support for a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and urging the Trump administration to “do no harm” as negotiations continue. In a letter [...]

9 10, 2017

Trying to secure a government contract? Think cybersecurity.

By | October 9th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

As a digital society, we unavoidably operate in a connected checkerboard of shared vulnerabilities. Inadequate security, or perhaps negligence on behalf of one party, can open a door into the entire network. In Fiscal Year 2017 the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), took action to mitigate the potential risk various DoD contractors were responsible for [...]

4 10, 2017

Resilience After Disaster: How You Can Help

By | October 4th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Right now it feels like there is little time to heal when the world has been bombarded with one disaster and tragedy after another. From earthquakes and hurricanes to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, our hearts ache with the feelings of sadness, frustration and hopelessness. But with little time to mourn, many [...]

3 10, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Joins National Business Coalition on Federal Research Funding

By | October 3rd, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - The Salt Lake Chamber is pleased to announce it has joined the national Business for Federal Research Funding (BFRF) Coalition. The BFRF Coalition is a broad-based group of more than 65 U.S. Chambers of Commerce that advocates for increased research funding in the federal budget and brings heightened awareness to [...]

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 [...]