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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 [...]

3 04, 2018

President’s Message: A Time to Say Goodbye

By |2018-04-03T08:44:33+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|3 Comments

In times of change, such as in farewells, it can be hard to find the right words to express the emotions one feels about the past, with its hundreds of memories, and the future, with all of its unknowns and new beginnings. I can tell you, I’m flooded with emotions—yes, with the sadness that comes [...]

27 03, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Announces New President & CEO

By |2018-03-28T19:51:45+00:00March 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2018) – Today, the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announced Derek Miller as the 19th president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. Miller replaces Lane Beattie who will retire in May, after serving as president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance for [...]

14 03, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Announced Retirement of Senate President Wayne Niederhauser

By |2018-03-14T11:25:08+00:00March 14th, 2018|News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March 14, 2018) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the announced retirement of Senate President Wayne Niederhauser. “The Utah business community will greatly miss President Niederhauser’s leadership in the legislature. He is a true example of a statesman. He has been [...]

1 03, 2018

President’s Message: Celebrating Women’s History Month

By |2018-03-01T16:32:44+00:00March 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This month, the Salt Lake Chamber celebrates Women’s History Month. This national celebration is a time to remember the historical achievement of women and to work to promote female leaders of the future. Utah has a long history of powerful female leaders, some of whom we’ve had to say goodbye to in recent years. These [...]

1 12, 2017

President’s Message: The Holiday Season is a Time for Reflection

By |2017-12-01T14:49:23+00:00December 1st, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

Just a few nights ago, the Chamber offices were once again filled with hundreds of our friends, family, long-time Chamber members, and staff for our annual Holiday Open House. As I walked through the rooms and mingled with guests, I was struck by the love and camaraderie that always seems to permeate these gatherings, but [...]