31 07, 2018

President’s Message: Engaging Professionals for Good

By |2019-01-03T19:16:59-07:00July 31st, 2018|Blog, Policy, President's Message|1 Comment

As communities grow and evolve, so must the organizations that serve it. Part of the Salt Lake Chamber’s mission is “championing community prosperity” and while the Chamber cannot be all things to all people, we believe that learning to adapt and evolve to with our local community will help bolster our state’s long-term success. One [...]

31 07, 2018

Salt Lake’s Industrial Segment Continues to Reach New Heights, Per CBRE’s Q2 MarketView Report

By |2018-07-31T15:54:25-07:00July 31st, 2018|Blog, Member News, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City—July 31, 2018—The Salt Lake City office of CBRE has released its Q2 2018 MarketView reports; click here to download full copies of each report. Speculative Industrial Construction Reaches Highest Point in the Current Cycle 2.4 million square feet of new industrial construction completed during Q2 2018, 63 percent of which was speculative (spec.) space, meaning that [...]

30 07, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Trip Schedule

By |2018-10-17T13:21:57-07:00July 30th, 2018|dc agenda|0 Comments

*Note: The schedule provided is still in the process of being established and will be updated periodically. Please check the website for the most current schedule. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 5:30 p.m. - Meet in Grand Hyatt Hotel lobby Meet in Grand Hyatt Hotel lobby before traveling to Washington National game. Location: 1000 H St NW, [...]

30 07, 2018

Salt Lake City Lands a Top-25 Spot on CBRE’s Annual “Scoring Tech Talent” Report

By |2018-07-30T14:48:13-07:00July 30th, 2018|Blog, Member News, Policy|1 Comment

Report Highlights the Strengths and Opportunities of Salt Lake’s Tech Labor Force Salt Lake City—July 30, 2018—Salt Lake City ranked #22 on CBRE’s sixth-annual “Scoring Tech Talent” report, a comprehensive analysis which ranks 50 U.S. and Canadian markets according to their ability to attract and grow tech talent. Salt Lake City stands out as having the [...]

30 07, 2018

July Interim and Special Session Recap: Issues Highlighted On The Hill

By |2018-07-30T14:33:16-07:00July 30th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

This month’s interim session was filled with hot topics and big-time decisions. Not only did a normal interim session convene to review and prepare upcoming legislation, but Gov. Gary Herbert called a Special Session to vote on catalytic Inland Port and tax changes. This blog shortly explains what makes the interim session important, and provides [...]

25 07, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Administration’s $12 Billion “Bailout” in Farm Aid

By |2018-07-25T11:22:10-07:00July 25th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 25, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s plan to offer $12 billion dollars in aid to farmers hurt by tariffs: “The remedy to Trump's trade war is less government intervention, not more. To [...]

20 07, 2018

Aubriana Martindale: Supporting Women in the Workplace

By |2018-07-23T11:21:12-07:00July 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 |2018-07-10T09:02:49-07:00July 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

Prosperity Project 2.0: A New Chapter Begins

By |2018-07-19T10:28:57-07:00July 19th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|1 Comment

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 [...]