17 06, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber to Recognize Utah’s Essential Workers with Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award

By |2021-06-17T07:52:20-07:00June 17th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber announced today that Utah’s heroic essential workers will be honored with the 3rd annual Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award. The award traditionally recognizes an inspirational individual who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to address critical community needs. Given the unique challenges of the past year, Utah’s [...]

16 06, 2021

U.S. Chamber Awards the Salt Lake Chamber with 5-Star Accreditation

By |2021-06-16T09:07:14-07:00June 16th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 16, 2021) – The United States Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting this week, awarded the Salt Lake Chamber with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures and positive impact on the community. “Accredited chambers are organizations that hold themselves to the highest industry standards. They are [...]

15 06, 2021

Squire & Company’s Tawny Rodriguez Recognized as 2021 HR Achievement Award Winner

By |2021-06-15T15:02:49-07:00June 15th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY – June 2, 2021 – Squire & Company, (www.squire.com), Utah’s trusted accounting partner for nearly 50 years, announced today that its HR director, Tawny Lott Rodriguez, has been honored with Utah Business Magazine’s 2021 HR Achievement Award. This award honors individuals in Utah Human Resource departments who are changing the way HR hires, develops, nurtures, and retains [...]

15 06, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Launches ‘Bring It Home’ Campaign in Partnership with the Utah Department of Health to Reach Vaccination Goal

By |2021-06-15T13:44:01-07:00June 15th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s Goal of Achieving 70% Vaccination Rate by July 4th in Reach SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (June 15, 2021) – Leadership from the Salt Lake Chamber, in partnership with the State of Utah, sent a letter to 10,000 businesses today requesting support for employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. These businesses took the “Stay Safe [...]

14 06, 2021

Lyndsy Blonquist: Looking to Improve Diversity? Start with Equity

By |2021-06-14T20:31:40-07:00June 14th, 2021|BWF, Member News, Opinion|0 Comments

As many organizations are turning their attention to equity, diversity, and inclusion activities, so often the starting (and sticking) point focuses on diversity. Why do companies get stuck here? Many times, it’s due to the focus being on checking a box. Unfortunately, just getting the right number of the right bodies doesn’t lead to all [...]

14 06, 2021

Ballet West Announces Exciting Growth in Summit County

By |2021-06-14T11:13:15-07:00June 14th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT— The Frederick Quinney Lawson Ballet West Academy, one of the most prestigious ballet schools in the United States, will relocate and expand the Peggy Bergmann Park City Campus in Summit County, Utah. The Academy operates three more campuses located at Thanksgiving Point, Trolley Corners, and the main campus in downtown Salt [...]

11 06, 2021

CBRE Survey: Momentum Has Waned for Scaled-Back Office Portfolios as Companies Plan for Both Remote Work and In-Person Collaboration

By |2021-06-11T12:09:49-07:00June 11th, 2021|Member News, Policy|0 Comments

Survey Finds Only 9% Now Plan to Significantly Shrink Their Office Portfolio, Down From 39% Last Year 85% of Companies Expect Workers to Spend at Least Half Their Time in the Office Salt Lake City – June 11, 2021 – CBRE’s new survey of U.S. companies found that most have cooled in recent months on making [...]

11 06, 2021

Smith’s Food & Drug to Hire 1,000 Associates

By |2021-06-11T11:56:29-07:00June 11th, 2021|Community News, Member News, Policy|0 Comments

America’s largest grocery retailer to host nationwide hiring event on June 10, including virtual and in-store interviews     Salt Lake City, UT June 8, 2021 – Smith’s Food & Drug today announced a hiring event that will take place on Thursday, June 10. The goal of the event is to hire 1,000 supporting retail, e-commerce, pharmacy, [...]

10 06, 2021

Speaking on Business: Stoel Rives

By |2021-06-03T19:44:10-07:00June 10th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Stoel Rives

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Stoel Rives This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. Stoel Rives is a national law firm with one of the largest business law practices in Utah. Matt Durham, a partner in the Salt Lake office, is here to tell us how Stoel Rives is continuing to support [...]

10 06, 2021

Return to Work Webinar, Part One: COVID-19 Employment Policies

By |2021-06-10T07:37:52-07:00June 10th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Return to Work Webinar, Part One: COVID-19 Employment Policies

A lot has changed over the past year. Businesses have had to pivot from what they were used to into the unknown. As Utah’s economy is bouncing back, vaccination numbers are increasing and positive COVID-19 cases decreasing, many businesses are wondering how best to return to normalcy and adjust for the new way we work. [...]

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