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CEO Success Stories: Linda Wardell, GM, City Creek Center

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 Linda Wardell, General Manager of City Creek Center, to hear about her leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned, as well as her focus as chair of the Chamber this upcoming [...]

July 17th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Linda Wardell, GM, City Creek Center

Cristine Salazar: To Have a Successful Life, Make Yourself a Priority

Like many of you, I have worked hard in my personal and professional life to have a better future not only for myself but for my family. I’ve spent endless and tireless nights studying and working all while trying to dedicate time for my family, myself and maybe squeezing in some sort of social life in that mix. As women, [...]

July 16th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Community Builder Project Priorities Announced

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (July 15, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber announced the project priorities for the Utah Community Builder Foundation, the Chamber’s non-profit organization to address critical social and community issues through strategic partnerships. Priorities for the new year will include addressing intergenerational poverty, behavioral health, as well as immigration and child care.  “We are faced with [...]

July 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Statement Regarding Office Invasion by Inland Port Protestors 

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 9, 2019) — Today Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the inland port protest at the Chamber offices: “While a full assessment of the damage is not yet complete, I want to say that fortunately our staff is safe. No one has been physically injured in [...]

July 9th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Bennion Center Helps Students Strengthen Communities

Katie Barber is committed to helping others. She’s doing that right now for hundreds of people she doesn’t even know. Katie is a health, society, and policy major at the University of Utah. “I was taking a course with the Honors College called, ‘Drugs and Us,’” she recalls. “It’s a year-long class and as part of the course you were [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

President’s Message: The State of Utah Business

A few months ago I had the opportunity to meet with chamber leaders from across the country. Our conversations focused around the following themes: growing opposition to business, economic growth and free enterprise. Our state stands in stark contrast to what is happening in many places around the country. Increasingly business is viewed as a part of or often the [...]

July 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments