15 09, 2017

Utah’s Legal System Ties for 10th, Marks Relative Decline Since 2008

By |2017-09-15T09:56:25-07:00September 15th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform recently released their 2017 rankings for the lawsuit climate of all 50 states. The rankings are developed through a survey of 1,321 in-house senior attorneys and general counsels at companies with at least $100 million in annual revenue. First, the contributors were screened for their familiarity with the [...]

13 09, 2017

4 Ways Your Business Can Develop Skilled Talent for Tomorrow’s Jobs

By |2017-09-13T13:06:00-07:00September 13th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

Over the past several weeks, the Chamber’s workforce development blogs have explored why building a skilled workforce is critical for the continued success of Utah’s economy, as well as the importance of career and technical education programs aligning with industry needs. Next week, panelists at the Chamber’s quarterly Prosperity 2020 Forum will share ideas for [...]

11 09, 2017

Building Bridges with Utah’s Tech Sector

By |2017-09-11T10:03:30-07:00September 11th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

Earlier this year at the Chamber’s executive board retreat a goal to better engage Utah’s tech sector in community and business issues was set. In response, the Chamber has taken key steps to build on our existing relationships, expand our membership and identify strategic opportunities. Strategic Alignment: The Chamber’s executive board named Vance Checketts, VP [...]

8 09, 2017

UBR: September 4-8

By |2017-09-25T10:18:07-07:00September 8th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

September 4, 2017 Join us on the 25K Jobs Tour as we work to bring business leaders, community members, government officials and resource partners together to strengthen the local economy, create jobs and support local businesses. The Salt Lake Chamber is proud to be a partner of the Governor’s initiative to create 25-thousand jobs in [...]

7 09, 2017

Gridiron Rivalry brings out the Chambers’ True Colors

By |2017-09-07T15:45:57-07:00September 7th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Valley Chamber continue football rivalry wager on the outcome of the University of Utah and BYU game SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 7th, 2017): The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Valley Chamber have renewed their friendly wager on the rivalry game. As part of the bet, if the Cougars win, [...]

7 09, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Hosts 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

By |2017-09-07T10:13:37-07:00September 7th, 2017|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 7, 2017) – Utah’s business leaders gathered on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek for the Salt Lake Chamber’s 130th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. The theme of the event was “A New Frontier: Your Space in Business.” During the event, more than [...]

6 09, 2017

Developing tomorrow’s workforce through Career and Technical Education

By |2017-09-06T18:47:18-07:00September 6th, 2017|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Innovation through collaboration: successful education initiatives supplement your workforce development efforts Make it Happen Businesses are looking for employees with the skills their businesses need to grow. Schools want to prepare students to succeed in their chosen career fields. Both sides get what they want when they collaborate to ensure what is being taught is [...]

5 09, 2017

Tell your story – Which regulations are impeding your business?

By |2017-09-05T13:11:00-07:00September 5th, 2017|Policy|0 Comments

The Small Business Administration is seeking input from the public to identify the burdensome regulations that need to be repealed, replaced, or modified. As explained on the SBA website, you can make a difference by telling your story and guiding government in their pursuit to cut unnecessary or ineffective rules that stifle business. To take [...]

5 09, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

By |2017-09-05T10:25:32-07:00September 5th, 2017|Blog, Immigration Reform, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 5, 2017) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the administration’s decision on DACA. “The time has not only come, but is well past due, for action on immigration at the federal level. Common sense immigration reform would boost economic growth, [...]

1 09, 2017

UBR: August 28 – September 1

By |2017-09-25T10:15:34-07:00September 1st, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

August 28, 2017 Last week, the Salt Lake Chamber and Silicon Slopes announced a new partnership on the steps of the State Capitol. Utah’s technology sector is an incubator that keeps our economy ahead of our peers, bringing investment and jobs. The talent, both being developed here and brought into our state, is bolstering up [...]