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13 02, 2019

Share your thoughts on the Utah Inland Port

By |2019-02-13T16:28:35+00:00February 13th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Inland Port Authority is working to create a strategic plan for the Northwest Quadrant of Salt Lake City—and that plan starts with your input! The public forums listed below are open for anyone—please come learn about the inland port, why it's happening, and what the development could look like. Attendees will also have [...]

29 01, 2019

Utah Executives Report Cautious Optimism about Future Economy

By |2019-01-29T16:35:22+00:00January 29th, 2019|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber releases 2018-Q4 CEOutlook Report SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (January 29, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber released the fourth-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook 2018 Q4 survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. Modeled after other national business sentiment surveys, [...]

28 01, 2019

Giving of Ourselves when the ‘Season of Giving’ is Over

By |2019-01-28T19:40:20+00:00January 28th, 2019|Prosperity Project|0 Comments

As February draws near, the holiday season is long in the rearview of our mind. The season of giving is gone, the New Year resolution has likely lost its luster and it's full steam ahead for 2019. Our hearts which grew a little larger, as we counted our blessings, reflected on what we were thankful [...]

20 12, 2018

The Olympics: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

By |2018-12-20T11:30:25+00:00December 20th, 2018|Blog, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

Utah got its Christmas gift a little early this year. Last week, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced it had selected Salt Lake City to bid on a future Winter Games, putting the capital city into the international competition to host another Winter Olympics, likely in 2030. The announcement may not have come as [...]

18 12, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber & Utah Transportation Coalition applaud Utah County for voting in favor of local transportation funding

By |2018-12-19T15:11:24+00:00December 18th, 2018|Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (December 18, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, and Wade Sherman, co-chair of the Utah Transportation Coalition issued the following statement on Utah County’s passage of .25% sales tax for transportation funding: “We applaud the Utah County Commission’s vote today in favor of the fourth-quarter cent [...]

5 12, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber’s Statement on Governor’s 2020 Budget Proposal

By |2018-12-06T12:41:13+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (Dec. 6, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Herbert’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal: “Utah’s economy is the envy of the nation and the result of fiscal discipline, smart management and forward-thinking decision-making. Throughout our history, [...]

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 [...]

1 11, 2018

Building a Prosperous Business Starts with Building Up People

By |2018-11-01T12:21:28+00:00November 1st, 2018|Blog, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

On the heels of National Manufacturing Day, I had the opportunity to visit one of Utah’s largest medical device manufacturers—Merit Medical. As I walked through the halls of Merit’s expansive South Jordan campus I wasn’t just struck by its size, but more so the ability of the company’s Chairman, CEO and Founder, Fred Lampropoulos, to [...]

1 05, 2018

President’s Message: Leading the Chamber into the Future

By |2018-05-01T13:43:18+00:00May 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The corner office has been cleared out, the keys handed over and today there is a new person at the helm of this 131-year-old organization. Today, Derek Miller takes over as president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. Many of you know Derek very well. He has not only been a [...]