30 04, 2018

Small Business Week: UWM Men’s Shop

By |2018-05-03T14:13:43-07:00April 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 |2018-05-02T08:36:37-07:00April 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 [...]

30 04, 2018

Small Business Week: Busath Photography

By |2018-04-30T13:58:48-07:00April 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 Drake Busath of Busath Photography. Drake Busath purchased the business from his father in 1999, after working 18 years alongside his parents. [...]

27 04, 2018

UBR: April 23-27

By |2018-04-18T07:41:50-07:00April 27th, 2018|Blog, Policy, UBR|0 Comments

April 23, 2018 Join us tomorrow for the Business Women’s Forum Spring Mixer at Squatters Pub Brewery. There will be networking, light appetizers, drinks and giveaways from our sponsors. The first 100 guests will receive a swag bag full of goodies. We will also be collecting mini Mother’s Day gifts for the Junior League of [...]

26 04, 2018

Making Utah a Better Place for Women by Exploring the Legacy of our Past

By |2018-07-18T12:43:48-07:00April 26th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

When we talk about economic prosperity, a portion of the conversation typically involves the importance of improving our workforce diversity in the state, including the need to enhance leadership opportunities for women. Popularizing Utah Women’s History Recently, I came across Better Days 2020, a Utah non-profit focused on women’s advocacy. It’s CEO, Neylan McBaine, pointed [...]

26 04, 2018

ALERT: Utah Business Leaders Unify to Protect Housing Affordability

By |2018-05-01T10:05:07-07:00April 26th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

The Housing Gap Coalition aims to keep Utah home prices affordable for the next generation SALT LAKE CITY, UT (April 26, 2018) — On Tuesday, May 1, 2018 the Salt Lake Chamber and Utah business leaders will officially launch the Housing Gap Coalition. This business-led group is the first of its kind in the nation [...]

26 04, 2018

Salt Lake’s Industrial Lease Activity Tops One Million Square Feet for Sixth Consecutive Year

By |2018-04-26T09:50:41-07:00April 26th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City—April 26, 2018—The Salt Lake City office of CBRE has released its Q1 2018 MarketView reports; click here to download full copies of each report. Development Tilts Salt Lake Industrial to Historic Levels For the sixth straight quarter, industrial leasing has topped one million square feet, amounting to the longest run on record [...]

25 04, 2018

Derek Miller: The Economics Lesson We Missed in ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

By |2018-08-07T11:57:52-07:00April 25th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek Miller in Deseret News on April 25, 2018 "In 1930 the Republican controlled House of Representatives, in an effort to alleviate the effects of … anyone? … anyone? … the Great Depression, passed the … anyone? … anyone? … the tariff bill … the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Bill, which … anyone? … [...]

25 04, 2018

Building Utah: Lane Beattie says Goodbye

By |2018-04-26T08:41:33-07:00April 25th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|1 Comment

In November, Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and the Downtown Alliance, announced his planned retirement. His last day at the organization is April 30, 2018. But before he heads off to spend more time with his family, he sat down with us to reflect on his last 15 years with [...]

24 04, 2018

Red Cross to Sound the Alarm Against Home Fires By Installing 100,000 Smoke Alarms Across U.S. in 16 Day

By |2018-04-25T07:47:02-07:00April 24th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Sound the Alarm Against Home Fires Events Set Here for May 2nd and 12th SALT LAKE CITY UT (April 24, 2018) - The American Red Cross is getting ready to Sound the Alarm against home fires. From April 28 to May 13, thousands of Red Cross volunteers and partners across the country will install 100,000 [...]