20 07, 2018

Aubriana Martindale: Supporting Women in the Workplace

By |2018-07-20T14:53:01+00:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

There has been a recent voice of progress, with many businesses pledging a higher commitment to key values of inclusion and diversity amongst their workforce which includes elevating women in leadership roles. As businesses continue to progress it has been proven that a diverse workforce is profitable for all stakeholders. According to a recent Forbes [...]

20 07, 2018

UBR: July 16-20

By |2018-07-10T09:02:49+00:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

July 16, 2018 Earlier this month the Salt Lake Chamber released the second-quarter results of our CEOutlook survey. The Salt Lake Chamber's CEOutlook is an authoritative business survey on economic sentiment in Utah, and seeks to provide a forward-looking view of the Utah economy. This quarter's results shows that in many cases executives are optimistic [...]

19 07, 2018

$1.75 Million Grant for Dixie State Will Help Job Growth in St. George

By |2018-07-19T12:32:56+00:00July 19th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Lauren Matthias in Good4Utah on July 9, 2018 ST. GEORGE (News4Utah) - Dixie State University has received $1.75 million to help bring higher-paying jobs to southern Utah. "We've heard about the tech boom and a lot of things that are happening along the Wasatch Front, but it's not happening as much in rural areas," [...]

19 07, 2018

Prosperity Project 2.0: A New Chapter Begins

By |2018-07-19T10:28:57+00:00July 19th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

I recently started a new position as the President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. While I have been involved with the Salt Lake Chamber for many years, taking on this new role has opened my eyes to the Chamber’s expansive reach. From programs to policy issues and collaborative efforts with other organizations, the [...]

19 07, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Receives ACCE Grand Award for Communication Excellence

By |2018-07-19T10:15:16+00:00July 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (July 19, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has received a 2018 Grand Award for Communication Excellence from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The Chamber received this recognition for their work on the Utah Tax Modernization Campaign. “We are proud to receive this [...]

18 07, 2018

5 Easy Ways To Stay Informed This Summer

By |2018-07-18T11:59:00+00:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Amidst your barbeques, pool parties and camping trips this summer, there’s a chance the subject of politics may come up as a topic of conversation. Whether the mention of politics fills you with dread and aversion or genuinely piques your interest, when you are informed, there is no reason to feel intimidated by a respectful [...]

18 07, 2018

SLC Airport Traffic Grew by 1 Million Passengers Last Year to Now Rank as Nation’s 23rd Largest

By |2018-07-19T09:22:17+00:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on July 18, 2018 About 1 million extra passengers passed through Salt Lake City International Airport last year, officially making it the nation’s 23rd busiest passenger airport — just passing Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on the list, according to new, preliminary data for 2017. Just [...]

18 07, 2018

Downtown Alliance Leader Stepping Down

By |2018-07-18T09:04:17+00:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City (July 18, 2018) Community and business leader, Jason Mathis announced his resignation from the Downtown Alliance this week. Mathis has served as the executive director of the Alliance and executive vice president of the Salt Lake Chamber since 2008. “This has been much more than a job to me,” Mathis said. “I [...]

17 07, 2018

Governor Calls Lawmakers into Special Session This Week for Changes on Taxes and the Controversial Trading Port

By |2018-07-19T10:28:17+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Taylor W. Anderson in The Salt Lake Tribune on July 17, 2018 Lawmakers will meet this week and vote on a bill that would change the development of a controversial new shipping-and-receiving hub in northwest Salt Lake City after months of closed-door negotiations, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Monday. The latest version of the bill [...]

17 07, 2018

Intermountain Healthcare Donates 6,000 Books to Utah Kids

By |2018-07-19T09:32:31+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on July 17, 2018 Salt Lake City–Intermountain Healthcare is donating 6,000 books to at-risk children. The donation supports organizations in Utah dedicated to childhood literacy and development, including the Salt Lake County Health Department and the Reach Out and Read program. “Community organizations will receive books, as will our pediatric [...]