UBR: April 10-14

April 10, 2017

Join the Salt Lake Chamber and United Way of Salt Lake as we recognize the incredible contributions immigrants make every day in Utah at the “New Pioneers: American Dream Awards Luncheon.”

We will be honoring: Pamela Atkinson, Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy, Jorge Fierro, and Dinesh Patel for their work in helping shape a better Utah.

Our keynote speaker for the event is Ali Noorani – Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum – one of the nation’s premiere immigration advocacy organizations.

Noorani will discuss Utah’s unique role in shaping a constructive and compassionate path forward for immigration reform.

Don’t miss the “New Pioneers: American Dream Award Luncheon” April 19th at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center from noon to 1:30.

To register visit slchamber.com

April 11, 2017

Ever dreamed of turning your secret recipe into a best-selling product?

What about opening up your own brewery or food truck?

Or maybe you just love local, delicious food with a great story behind it.

Join us as we celebrate the businesses that are making Utah more delicious.

The 3rd Annual Foodtrepreneur Festival highlights some of the state’s top food entrepreneurs.

Not only can you taste their creations, they’ll be sharing their behind-the-scene stories of how they achieved their dreams.

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Foodtrepreneur Festival April 27th from 5:30-8:00 at The Falls Event Center at Trolley Square.

April 12, 2017

Utah’s Silicon Slopes is showing signs it may take the reigns from its tech-giant predecessor.

Salt Lake City was just named by Forbes Magazine as the top “2017 tech mecca” looking to overthrow Silicon Valley.

Salt Lake’s stable workforce, top-ranking tech universities, low cost of living, attractive climate, and family-friendly atmosphere were named as reason why companies are moving to the Beehive State.

This may not come as a surprise for those in the know. Last year, Utah topped CNBC’s list for “Top States for Business.”

And in 2015, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranked Utah number one in innovation and entrepreneurship, number two in high-tech performance and number 3 in economic performance in a study of all 50 states.

To read the full story go to Forbes.com

April 13, 2017

This year the Salt Lake Chamber is celebrating 130 years as Utah’s “voice of business”

The Salt Lake Chamber is Utah’s largest business association, representing more than 8,000 businesses and over 500,000 jobs throughout the State of Utah.

As a coalition-building organization, the Chamber is committed to bringing leaders together from the public and private sector to collaborate on tough issues, solve problems and advocate for Utah’s continued economic success.

Join us at our “Birthday Bash” as we celebrate 130 years.

This special “Business After Hours” event will be held Thursday, May 25th, at Publik Coffee Roasters.

To register visit slchamber.com

April 14, 2017

Small changes can make big impacts – especially when it comes to our air quality.

Salt Lake City’s non-profit bike share program, GREENbike, is helping lead the way in this charge.

For the first time, in its five-year history, GREENbike did not close for the winter.

Typically the non-profit’s season runs April through December, but the organizations management said they decided to stay open year around to provide more transportation options during the valley’s winter inversion – a time when our cars are the biggest contributor to our poor air quality.

Though their season has increased by three months, GREENbike promises not to increase annual pass prices – which range from 35 to 75 dollars a year.

For more information on how to get your own GREENBike annual pass visit greenbikeslc.org


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