28 09, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Trip – Day 4: Exploring hot topics with industry experts

By |2018-10-24T14:03:21-07:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Inland Port Economic Engine https://twitter.com/saltlakechamber/status/1045649905098911744 Cathie Vick, the chief public affairs officer for the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) joined us to discuss inland ports as economic drivers to the community. She oversees The Port of Virginia's government relations, community outreach, economic development, engineering, environmental services, and maritime incident response. Vick believes in delivering results for the [...]

28 09, 2018

UBR: September 24-28

By |2018-10-09T08:32:33-07:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, UBR|Comments Off on UBR: September 24-28

September 24, 2018 As a statewide chamber of commerce, the Salt Lake Chamber is Utah's "voice of business." We like to say that we are capital city by name, statewide by mission. We don't serve just one industry, but all of Utah's businesses, and not only in Utah but also on a national level. That's [...]

27 09, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Trip – Day 3: Keeping the conversation going on Utah’s federal priorities

By |2018-10-17T12:37:00-07:00September 27th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

Day 3 of the annual Washington, D.C. continued with roundtable discussions with the last two Utah Federal Delegates. Congressman John Curtis: https://twitter.com/saltlakechamber/status/1045298158648070144 Tara Thue of AT&T led the roundtable with Congressman John Curtis. They discussed small business, energy, the opioid epidemic and health care. In terms of energy independence he said, “In Utah, we pride ourselves [...]

27 09, 2018

Eccles School Undergraduate Program No. 15 for Entrepreneurship in U.S. Rankings

By |2018-10-16T12:18:41-07:00September 27th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by NewsWise on September 27, 2018 Newswise — Salt Lake City (Sept. 26, 2018) — The undergraduate Entrepreneurship program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has earned the No. 15 spot in the 2019 list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs in U.S. News and World Report. The program [...]

26 09, 2018

Derek Miller: What Can we Expect from Trump at the United Nations?

By |2018-09-28T11:44:15-07:00September 26th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek B. Miller in Deseret News on September 26, 2018 To compare Donald Trump at the United Nations to a bull in china shop would minimize the self-restraint of the bull. The president’s visit to this austere group last year gave us such memorable zingers as dubbing the North Korean dictator and [...]

26 09, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Trip – Day 2: Diving into Utah’s federal priorities

By |2018-10-17T11:47:54-07:00September 26th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

Every year, the Salt Lake Chamber brings senior representatives from Utah’s business and civic community to Washington, D.C. to meet with key members of Congress, White House officials, cabinet members, military leaders, business executives and thought leaders. This trip is recognized as one of Utah’s leading legislative trips to the nation’s capital, featuring small [...]

25 09, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Trip – Day 1: Rooting for the hometown hero

By |2018-09-27T20:05:26-07:00September 25th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

Baseball, hot dogs and business leaders - What a way to begin the 2018 Washington, D.C. Trip! Unfortunately, more than half of the trip participants were unable to join the Chamber at the Nationals v. Marlins game due to their flight being grounded. But those who made it still [...]

24 09, 2018

2018 Salt Lake Chamber Federal Priorities Released

By |2018-10-12T14:00:42-07:00September 24th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is capital city by name, and statewide by mission. We are Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association. A statewide chamber of commerce with members in all 29 Utah counties, the Chamber represents the broad interests of the state’s 63,000-plus employers, which employ more than 1.4 million Utahns. This includes thousands [...]

24 09, 2018

Local Business Community to meet with Utah Federal Delegation in Washington, D.C.

By |2018-09-24T12:18:04-07:00September 24th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber leads annual trip to nation’s capital to discuss business community’s federal priorities SALT LAKE CITY (September 24, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, will take 60 local business and community leaders to Washington, D.C. this week for their annual trip to the nation’s capital. “We look [...]

23 09, 2018

Utah Receives $300,000 STEP Grant to Increase Small Business Exports

By |2018-09-24T12:00:20-07:00September 23rd, 2018|Blog, Member News|1 Comment

Originally published by Utah Policy on September 23, 2018 World Trade Center Utah has been awarded $300,000 through the State Trade Expansion Program which is funded in part through a Grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide grants to local small businesses. The purpose of the STEP Grant is to increase the number [...]