20 04, 2017

Natalie Gochnour: Tear down walls to make a better Utah

By |2017-07-14T10:55:10-07:00April 20th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in the Deseret News on April 20, 2017. Editor’s note: This week Natalie Gochnour delivered the keynote address at the League of Women Voters’ State of the Community Luncheon. What follows is a brief synopsis of her remarks. Jack Gallivan, the former publisher of the Salt Lake Tribune, once challenged community [...]

20 04, 2017

Notable Utah immigrants awarded for their pioneering spirits, community contributions

By |2017-07-14T10:51:13-07:00April 20th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Wendy Leonard, KSL.com, on April 20, 2017. Abe Bakhsheshy came to Utah as a student from Iran, and he always intended to return to his country with a teaching degree to improve conditions there. While in Utah, however, Bakhsheshy's family in Iran was killed by political unrest, so he decided to remain [...]

19 04, 2017

Immigrants recognized for leadership role in Utah

By |2017-07-14T11:04:45-07:00April 19th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Mariah Noble on The Salt Lake Tribune April 19, 2017. As American communities become more aware of economic and humanitarian contributions from local immigrants, the complexity of the U.S. immigration system becomes more personal, said a keynote speaker at a Salt Lake City awards luncheon Wednesday. Utah is a global community that [...]

19 04, 2017

Utah Congressional Delegation Listens to Companies Share Importance of International Trade

By |2017-07-14T11:00:11-07:00April 19th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published on Utah Business April 19, 2017. Salt Lake City—Representatives Bishop, Chaffetz, Love and Stewart joined 40 business leaders and Gov. Herbert at World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) Tuesday to discuss the importance of trade for Utah’s economy. World Trade Center Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber hosted this event to give business [...]

19 04, 2017

How To Achieve More Than The American Dream

By |2017-07-14T10:58:08-07:00April 19th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Amy Rees Anderson on Forbes, April 19, 2017. “The essence of America – that which really unites us – is not ethnicity, or nationality, or religion – it is an idea – and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.” – Condoleeza Rice [...]

18 04, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Applauds Chevron’s Commitment to Produce Tier 3 fuels

By |2017-04-18T15:17:26-07:00April 18th, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT - Air quality remains a critical economic issue for Utah’s business community, which is why companies large and small are leading the way to address these challenges. While there is no silver bullet to solving Utah’s air problems, one of the most impactful changes is that of Utah refineries choosing to [...]

18 04, 2017

Clean Air Champion: Chevron

By |2019-05-05T17:13:11-07:00April 18th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Air quality remains a critical economic issue for Utah’s business community, which is why companies large and small from throughout the state are leading the way to address these challenges. From incentivizing employees to reduce their vehicle trips to improving building energy efficiency or installing electric vehicle charging stations, the business community continues to work [...]

17 04, 2017

Chamber Memory: Thomas Paden

By |2017-04-17T15:28:23-07:00April 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

"I had the opportunity to join the Salt Lake Chamber’s “Young Millennials Chamber Advisory Group” in the fall of 2015 and became part of an incredible group of young professionals. Who, like myself, are building leadership careers in the community in a variety of professions and disciplines. I’ve had the pleasure and opportunity to add my [...]

17 04, 2017

What Utah Employers and Employees Think of Non-Compete Agreements

By |2017-07-14T11:24:50-07:00April 17th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published Bryan Benard and Michael Parker in Utah Business April 17, 2017. If you’ve ever wondered how Utah companies use non-compete agreements, or what employees think of post-employment restrictions, you’re in luck. Thanks to a new comprehensive study funded jointly by the Utah Legislature and private donations, we now have a fascinating look into [...]

15 04, 2017

Op-ed: On immigration, nation needs to embrace Utah values

By |2017-07-14T11:28:31-07:00April 15th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Ali Noorani in The Salt Lake Tribune on April 15, 2017. From Utah to South Carolina, a different conversation on immigration is emerging. It is a conversation conservatives are leading, and it does not center on the politics of immigration, much less the controversial policy questions that make consensus so hard to [...]