4 05, 2018

UBR: April 30 – May 4

By | 2018-04-25T13:44:43+00:00 May 4th, 2018|UBR|0 Comments

April 30, 2018 We all know that Utah is the place for business. But did you know that it’s the perfect place for small business? In fact, small business makes up about 96.7% of all Utah businesses. Small business is the backbone of The American Dream and this week we honor them with Small Business [...]

1 05, 2018

President’s Message: Leading the Chamber into the Future

By | 2018-05-01T13:43:18+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The corner office has been cleared out, the keys handed over and today there is a new person at the helm of this 131-year-old organization. Today, Derek Miller takes over as president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. Many of you know Derek very well. He has not only been a [...]

25 04, 2018

Building Utah: Lane Beattie says Goodbye

By | 2018-04-26T08:41:33+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|1 Comment

In November, Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and the Downtown Alliance, announced his planned retirement. His last day at the organization is April 30, 2018. But before he heads off to spend more time with his family, he sat down with us to reflect on his last 15 years with [...]

3 04, 2018

President’s Message: A Time to Say Goodbye

By | 2018-04-03T08:44:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|3 Comments

In times of change, such as in farewells, it can be hard to find the right words to express the emotions one feels about the past, with its hundreds of memories, and the future, with all of its unknowns and new beginnings. I can tell you, I’m flooded with emotions—yes, with the sadness that comes [...]

7 03, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Announces Support for Compromise on Education Funding

By | 2018-03-07T16:30:48+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (March 7, 2018)— Today, the Salt Lake Chamber Executive Board voted to support a comprehensive package designed to increase investment in education funding by roughly $600 million by 2023. “The Salt Lake Chamber has been an ardent supporter of greater investment in Utah’s education system, modernizing our tax code and ensuring [...]

2 03, 2018

WTC Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber Statements on President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

By | 2018-03-02T16:44:28+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake City – World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) President and CEO Derek B. Miller and Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Lane Beattie released the following statements about President Trump’s announcement that he will impose stiff tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum: “The news of President Trump's steel and aluminum tariff is [...]

19 01, 2018

UBR: January 15-19

By | 2018-01-11T12:04:15+00:00 January 19th, 2018|UBR|0 Comments

January 15, 2018 It’s time once again to step out of the normal work environment to join colleagues, friends and other business professionals for networking and fun during this month’s Business After Hours. Join us on Thursday, January 25th as we kick off the new year in style at Lake Effect. Come see their newly [...]

2 01, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Announced Retirement of Senator Orrin Hatch

By | 2018-01-04T09:08:47+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 2, 2018) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the announcement from Senator Orrin Hatch that he will be retiring at the end of his current term. “In the history of the State of Utah no other individual legislator has had [...]

28 11, 2017

Lane Beattie Announces His Retirement

By | 2017-11-28T15:10:34+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

Today, Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and the Downtown Alliance, announced his planned retirement. Beattie’s announcement comes after nearly 15 years at the helm of Utah’s largest and longest-serving business organization. “I cannot express how grateful I am to have been able to lead this great organization for the last [...]

27 11, 2017

The Salt Lake Chamber Takes a Stand on Tax Modernization

By | 2017-11-28T15:22:51+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Policy|0 Comments

On November 27, 2017 Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, testified at the Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee to share the business community’s perspective on efforts to modernize Utah’s tax code. Generally speaking, the Chamber has always supported tax policies that strengthen Utah’s economy and properly balances tax simplicity, efficiency, fairness, [...]