31 10, 2019

With Slight Drop in Confidence Utah Executives Believe Economy is Holding Steady

By |2019-10-31T19:13:37-07:00October 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (November 1, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber has released the third-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook 2019 survey. The CEOutlook Confidence Index decreased from 60.1 in 2019-Q2 to 53.3 for 2019-Q3, as executives report Utah’s economy continues to hold steady. “What caught my eye wasn’t so much the [...]

31 10, 2019

President’s Message: Utahns are Forming the Future

By |2019-10-31T09:13:46-07:00October 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, President's Message|0 Comments

Opinion surveys can be invaluable when it comes to building a strategy and setting corporate objectives. They can also help us better understand priority areas as citizens. Toward this end, the Salt Lake Chamber provides the regular CEOutlook, as well as the new Utah Outlook, to gauge opinion from Utahns throughout the state. Polls are [...]

30 10, 2019

University Presidents and Business Community Discuss Dual-Mission Programs

By |2019-10-30T18:11:04-07:00October 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 30, 2019) – Three of Utah’s higher education institutions -- Utah Valley University, Weber State University and Dixie State University -- came together today with state business leaders to discuss the increasing industry demands for an educated workplace, as well as access to education to meet the demands of a [...]

30 10, 2019

Hamilton Partners’ Ken Garff Tower Brings on Two New Tenants

By |2019-10-31T14:28:13-07:00October 30th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City—October 30, 2019—The Salt Lake City office of CBRE today announced that two new tenants have signed leases at Ken Garff Tower, a downtown high-rise owned by Hamilton Partners. Comprising nearly 34,000 square feet together, the addition of these two leases brings the building’s occupancy to 79 percent. Barb Johnson and Kreg Peterson represented Hamilton [...]

29 10, 2019

Lori Bonham Williams: Seeing the Hope Inside Yourself: Mentoring

By |2019-10-29T12:06:31-07:00October 29th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|1 Comment

Growing up my grandmother was my greatest mentor instilling in me the drive to get an education, and taught me the prescription of success in mentoring, starts with behavior. The behaviors of building relationships, being a hard worker and respecting others. Margaret Ellen Bonham was a widower for 60 years and raised my father on [...]

28 10, 2019

Add Your Voice to the Conversation on Rural Development

By |2019-10-28T13:59:01-07:00October 28th, 2019|Blog, Chamber Rural Workforce Network, Member News|0 Comments

Utah State University is collecting data to help inform the design and development of a new remote leadership course that teaches business leaders the best practices of establishing remote work policies and managing remote employees. This effort aligns with the Chamber Rural Workforce Network and supports the creation of remote jobs for people in rural [...]

18 10, 2019

Chamber Statement on Recently Released Tax Reform Proposal

By |2019-10-18T16:48:02-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (October 18, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement in response to the Utah Legislature's recently released tax reform proposal: "We appreciate the effort the legislature has made to listen and work with Utahns in this process, just as the Chamber has done with our business community [...]

18 10, 2019

CEO Success Stories: SLC Mayoral Candidate Erin Mendenhall

By |2019-10-18T16:20:00-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: SLC Mayoral Candidate Erin Mendenhall

In the Salt Lake Chamber podcast called "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top leader from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. We are pleased to be joined with SLC Mayoral Candidate [...]

18 10, 2019

Women’s Business Center of Utah Launches Kiva Salt Lake City

By |2019-10-18T09:43:04-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

New Partnership with kiva.org will provide access to capital through crowdfunding loans SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (OCTOBER 18, 2019) – The Women’s Business Center of Utah (WBCUtah) today announced a partnership with kiva.org and will serve as host for “Kiva Salt Lake City,” the first Kiva Hub in Utah. Kiva U.S. is a nonprofit organization [...]

15 10, 2019

Buckner & WCF Partner with UVU to Create First Risk Management Program in Utah

By |2019-10-25T15:29:19-07:00October 15th, 2019|Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City — October 15, 2019 The Buckner Company and WCF Insurance have partnered with Utah Valley University (UVU) to create the first Risk Management program in Utah. This program is a Risk Management Minor through the Woodbury School of Business, that will provide a certificate from UVU and will help individuals prepare for [...]