30 04, 2018

Biskupski Budget — With More Money for Roads, Cops, Homes and Buses — Now Awaits Council Action on Sales Tax

By |2018-07-13T10:56:18+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Bill Dentzer in The Salt Lake Tribune on April 30, 2018 Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s proposed $275.5 million city budget for next year now awaits City Council action on authorizing a half-penny sales tax increase to net an additional $25 million for more police and affordable housing, along with improved [...]

30 04, 2018

Mountain America Credit Union Launches New Website to Enhance User Experience

By |2018-07-13T10:54:55+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on April 30, 2018 West Jordan—Mountain America Credit Union has unveiled a redesigned website to provide an improved member experience. From a sleek new look to an upgraded search tool, the site has been carefully designed to better guide members along their financial journey. The new Mountain America website can be viewed [...]

30 04, 2018

Sports Center: Utah’s Bench Gains Depth With a New Roster of Minor League Sports Teams

By |2018-07-13T10:53:03+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by John Coon in Utah Business on April 30, 2018 Many professional sports teams in Utah have arrived and departed with the speed of a flash flood in past years. These teams lacked financial stability, struggled to produce a quality product and failed to cultivate fan support. Newer additions to Utah’s pro sports [...]

30 04, 2018

Planned Hatch Center to Partner with the University of Utah, Build Facility on South Temple

By |2018-07-13T10:51:59+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Thomas Burr in The Salt Lake Tribune on April 30, 2018 Washington • The University of Utah will sell a parking lot in Salt Lake City to a foundation building a center to honor the legacy of Sen. Orrin Hatch, The Salt Lake Tribune has learned. The Hatch Foundation is set to announce Wednesday a [...]

30 04, 2018

STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced

By |2018-07-13T10:50:48+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on April 30, 2018 Salt Lake City—The STEM Action Center will hold its fourth annual STEM Innovation Awards in partnership with Utah Technology Council as part of the Utah Innovation Awards dinner on Thursday, April 26. Five individuals will be recognized for their contributions to STEM education statewide. The STEM [...]

30 04, 2018

Slip Simulator Aims to Improve Workplace Safety

By |2018-07-13T10:48:59+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on April 30, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Slipping and falling can be among the more common causes of workplace injuries, especially for workers whose jobs involve being out in inclement weather. A local utility company is using a new apparatus to help teach its employees a [...]

30 04, 2018

University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts & Engineering Turns 10, Will Show Off Its Students’ Latest Video Games

By |2018-07-13T10:47:56+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Sean P. Means in The Salt Lake Tribune on April 30, 2018 A decade ago, as the dot-com boom was busting, Bob Kessler said enrollment at the University of Utah’s computer science program was “dropping like a rock.” While looking for a way to excite students into signing up for computer science [...]

30 04, 2018

High-Growth Companies Such as Mattress Maker Purple are Lifting Utah’s Economy to Greater Heights More Quickly

By |2018-08-07T13:38:09+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Mike Gorrell in The Salt Lake Tribune on April 30, 2018 Consider what Purple has accomplished since the Alpine-based company started selling its innovative mattresses in late January 2016. From nothing, Purple’s sales zoomed to $65.5 million in its first year. A clever marketing campaign propelled that surge, highlighted by a promotional video that [...]

30 04, 2018

Small Business Week: UWM Men’s Shop

By |2018-05-03T14:13:43+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy. That’s why during Small Business Week, the Salt Lake Chamber is highlighting local businesses on our Building Utah Podcast. Today we sit down with B.J. Stringham, president of UWM Men’s Shop. Utah Woolen Mills, now UWM Men's Shop, is a 5th generation family business. First established [...]

30 04, 2018

Small Business Week: Culinary Crafts

By |2018-05-02T08:36:37+00:00April 30th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy. That’s why during Small Business Week, the Salt Lake Chamber is highlighting local businesses on our Building Utah Podcast. Today we sit down with Mary Crafts-Homer, president and CEO of Culinary Crafts. When Mary started Culinary Crafts in 1984 her sights were set on always being [...]