Small Business Council
The Salt Lake Chamber’s Small Business Council (SBC) promotes and represents the interests of businesses with 100 or fewer employees. The SBC members provide oversight and strategic counsel relative to the small business programs and initiatives of the Salt Lake Chamber. Specifically, the council focuses on the following:
- Evaluate the resources the Salt Lake Chamber provides its small business members and the community
- Amplify the voice of small business for the Salt Lake Chamber by helping identify and develop small business focused public policy, speaking and testifying on small business issues on behalf of the Chamber, and providing a unified voice of small business at board of governors meetings.
- Be a voice for small business to chamber members and the business community.
Membership in the SBC is by application only but all applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a member in good standing in the Salt Lake Chamber at a Bronze level or higher
- Represent a company with 100 or fewer employees
- Be available to attend SBC meetings, in person or via conference call
- Be a senior executive of his/her company
The SBC is limited to 20 members and the Chair of the council serves as an ex-officio member of the Salt Lake Chamber’s Board of Governors.
Activities of the SBC include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Bi-monthly committee meetings
- Nominating businesses for the Chamber’s Small Business Awards
- Supporting Chamber events aimed at small business
- Coordinated engagement of the Utah State Legislature on behalf of small business
- Hosting small business forums and public policy debates
If you are interested in joining the Chamber’s Small Business Council, please contact Ryan Evans at 801.328.5063 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.