15 06, 2017

P2020 Forum: Higher Education & Workforce Development Recap

By |2017-06-15T08:44:30-07:00June 15th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

This year’s second Prosperity 2020 Forum focused around higher education and workforce development, a main facet of Governor Herbert’s Life Elevated 2020 plan. The panel was moderated by Sean Slatter, president and CEO of Logistic Strategies, Inc. and included Vance Checketts, vice president of Dell EMC, Pres. Deneece Huftalin of Salt Lake Community College, Megen [...]

14 06, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah submit comments to federal register regarding NAFTA

By |2017-06-14T15:54:44-07:00June 14th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Following up on their February 2017 open letter to Utah’s congressional leaders, the Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah recently submitted comments to the federal register regarding forthcoming North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. The letter was addressed to the chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee and reiterated the essential role [...]

14 06, 2017

Fast Forward: Major trends with the potential to reshape Utah

By |2017-07-14T09:34:59-07:00June 14th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in Utah Business on June 14, 2017. Alvin Toffler was a futurist who wrote extensively about the digital revolution. He popularized the term “information overload” and wrote the landmark book Future Shock, which has sold millions of copies and remains in print today. He died last year, but left a legacy [...]

13 06, 2017

S.L. Chamber places new time capsule in building’s cornerstone

By |2017-07-14T09:53:04-07:00June 13th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally Published by the Deseret News on June 13, 2017. SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake Chamber on Tuesday placed a time capsule in the cornerstone of the Commercial Club Building, replacing the 108-year-old capsule Commercial Club members hid away on July 5, 1909. The original capsule was removed from its hiding place in [...]

13 06, 2017

Time capsule installed in cornerstone of old Salt Lake skyscraper

By |2017-07-14T09:49:47-07:00June 13th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Max Roth, Fox 13 Salt Lake City on June 14, 2017. SALT LAKE CITY — In 1909, the Commercial Club of Salt Lake put a Bible, a photo of its members, a copy of a speech by a judge, and some coins in a box made of Kennecott Copper, soldered it shut, [...]

13 06, 2017

Burying History: Salt Lake Chamber Replaces 108-year-old Time Capsule

By |2017-06-14T13:59:39-07:00June 13th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (June 13, 2017) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber placed a time capsule into the original cornerstone of the Commercial Club Building. The new time capsule replaces the 108-year-old time capsule Commercial Club members hid away on July 5th, 1909. “What a historic day,” said Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the [...]

12 06, 2017

Janet Jorgensen: Why “More” in Networking is a Four-Letter Word

By |2017-08-30T13:21:28-07:00June 12th, 2017|Blog, BWF|0 Comments

As a young person embarking on a sales and marketing career I was told to network frequently to try to meet as many people as possible. I was told networking was the key to a successful career. So, I did. I attended any and all networking events. Sometimes hiding in a corner nibbling on cold [...]

9 06, 2017

UBR: June 5-9

By |2017-06-01T12:29:36-07:00June 9th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

Monday, June 5, 2017 Wells Fargo launches a new program designed to get veterans trained and ready to work in high-demand careers. The “ApprenticeshipUSA” program, established through the U.S. Labor Department, is an on-the-job training program designed to provide veterans the opportunity to earn a salary while learning the tools needed to succeed in civilian [...]

5 06, 2017

State’s New Regulatory Website Eases Business Participation in Rulemaking Process

By |2017-06-05T10:48:28-07:00June 5th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Last fall, the Salt Lake Chamber released a new report which outlines suggestions on how the State can improve Utah’s premier business climate through regulation reform. The Cost of Doing Business: Improving Utah’s Regulatory System report details limitations within Utah’s existing administrative rules process and important areas where the State has room for improvement. A critical [...]