30 11, 2018

The votes have been tallied, now the real work begins

By |2018-11-30T16:07:32+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

More than two weeks after the polls closed, a winner was announced in the race to represent the people of Utah’s 4th Congressional District.  Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor, Ben McAdams, claimed victory over Representative Mia Love by less than 700 votes. And thus concludes what has been called one of the nastiest races Utah [...]

30 11, 2018

Business Groups Declare War on Utah’s Worst-in-the-Nation Wage Gap for Women

By |2018-12-03T16:07:59+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on November 30, 2018 Utah women earn an average of 70 cents on the dollar compared to men — the biggest wage gap among the states. So the Salt Lake Chamber and the Women’s Leadership Institute released a battle plan Friday aiming to narrow it. “The wage [...]

30 11, 2018

US Olympic Committee Could Make 2030 Host City Decision by Dec. 14

By |2018-12-03T16:05:08+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Sean Moody in KSL on November 30, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Olympic Exploratory Committee held a meeting Thursday afternoon to discuss the recent visit to the Salt Lake area by the United States Olympic Committee. “I will say the visit went extraordinarily well. Like it was A+++,” Salt Lake [...]

30 11, 2018

How Utah Can Close the Gender Wage Gap

By |2018-12-03T16:02:30+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on November 30, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lags behind every other state in the country when it comes to offering men and women equal pay for equal work, and leaders from the state's business community are urging local employers to level the playing field sooner [...]

30 11, 2018

Utah Due for Damaging Earthquake: How You and Your Family Can Prepare

By |2018-12-03T15:59:55+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lauren Steinbrecher in Fox 13 on November 30, 2018 (KSTU) -- An magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Alaska is bringing up conversations about natural disaster preparedness in Utah—a place prone to similar seismic activity. The Utah Division of Emergency Management says Utah experiences about 700 to 800 earthquakes a year. While most aren’t big enough [...]

30 11, 2018

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year 2019 Competition Opens for Entries

By |2018-11-30T11:45:54+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

‘Future Cities’ is the Theme for 12th Annual Urban Photography Competition Salt Lake City – November 30, 2018 – CBRE has launched its 2019 global Urban Photographer of the Year competition with the theme, “Future Cities.” Now in its 12th year, the competition continues to grow, with last year’s contest attracting more than 80,000 entries [...]

30 11, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber & Women’s Leadership Institute release “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap”

By |2018-11-30T10:42:01+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on Salt Lake Chamber & Women’s Leadership Institute release “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap”

SALT LAKE CITY (November 30, 2018) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-serving statewide business association, along with the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) released the “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap.”  This guidebook, which is the result of months of research and input gathering from Utah’s business community, is [...]

29 11, 2018

3 Finalists Selected in American Dream Idea Challenge Hosted at University of Utah

By |2018-11-30T14:48:25+00:00November 29th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Marjorie Cortez in Deseret News on November 29, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — To hear Preston Alder tell it, your unfinished basement has income potential and the capacity to build community. Alder, one of the founders of Neighbor, an early-stage tech company selected one of three finalists in Schmidt Futures’ American Dreams [...]

29 11, 2018

Salt Lake Olympic Officials Lay Out Budget Plan, and What 2019 Will Look Like Should USOC Choose SLC for 2030 Winter Games

By |2018-11-30T14:40:27+00:00November 29th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Christopher Kamrani in The Salt Lake Tribune on November 29, 2018 And now, more anticipation. It won’t be too long, however. The United States Olympic Committee is expected to make its decision on a future Olympic bid city for an upcoming Winter Games at its December board of directors meetings. The USOC [...]

28 11, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Utah Supreme Court’s decision regarding the redevelopment of former Cottonwood Mall

By |2018-11-29T09:23:56+00:00November 28th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (November 28, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement on the Utah Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the redevelopment of the former Cottonwood Mall: “Utah has the fastest growing population and the fastest growing economy.  This is great for our state, but even [...]