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Utah and Israel Share Innovative Best Practices on Water Management

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (SEPTEMBER 12, 2019) – Business leaders, government stakeholders and water management experts from Utah and Israel came together today to develop partnerships and discuss cutting edge innovations in corporate water stewardship, natural resource management, and public policies at the Business H2O: Water Innovation Summit, hosted by the Salt Lake Chamber and U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “Water [...]

September 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

CEO Success Stories: Joel Clark of Kodiak Cakes

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with CEO of Kodiak Cakes Joel Clark to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. If you have ideas or thoughts about whom we should interview next for the [...]

September 11th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Joel Clark of Kodiak Cakes

President’s Message: Securing Utah’s Future Through Rural Development

Many companies along the Wasatch Front are struggling to find the personnel required to thrive, and yet many rural areas are struggling for employment opportunities. Through a geographical shift, and perhaps a shift in mindset as well, the workforce demands of the Wasatch Front and the employment needs of rural Utah can connect to ease the concerns of both regions.  [...]

September 4th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber, DWS and EDCUtah Announce New Rural Development Initiative

SALT LAKE CITY (September 3, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) announced that they will be partnering on a new initiative called the Chamber Rural Workforce Network to help further Utah’s rural development. The program was made official today when partner officials signed a memorandum of understanding [...]

September 3rd, 2019|Blog, Chamber Rural Workforce Network, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Releases White Paper on Tax Reform

SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 23, 2019) -  Yesterday, the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, released its white paper on tax reform. Following the last legislative session and the legislature’s efforts to restructure Utah’s Tax Code, the Chamber held eight industry-specific working groups to listen to business leaders, gather input and consider ideas and solutions for tax [...]

August 23rd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Chamber News: Tax Reform White Paper Released

Yesterday, Steve Starks, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group and Immediate Past Chairman of the Chamber and I met with President Stuart Adams, Speaker Brad Wilson, and Co-Chairs of the Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force, Senator Lyle Hillyard, and Representative Francis Gibson to present the Salt Lake Chamber’s White Paper on Tax Reform. This white paper is the [...]

August 22nd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments