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Global International Business Week: A Conversation with Miles Hansen, WTC Utah

https://youtu.be/QfLS7BSoa04   This Global Business Week we sat down with Miles Hansen, president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah to discuss the importance of international trade to the growth of our economy and the resources available to those looking to enter the global arena, as well as celebrate some local businesses that are successful internationally. This guest blog [...]

May 13th, 2019|Policy|0 Comments

Connecting Veteran-Owned Businesses to the Resources They Need

Salt Lake Chamber Hosts Annual Utah Veteran-Owned Business Conference SALT LAKE CITY, UT (May 10, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber hosted its annual Utah Veteran Owned Business Conference, alongside presenting sponsors the Veterans Business Resource Center, Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs and Zions Bank. The Conference helps to connect veteran entrepreneurs and business owners with the resources [...]

May 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

CEO Success Stories: Steve Starks, president of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment

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 Steve Starks, president of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned, in addition to the Utah Jazz and his belief in [...]

May 8th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Steve Starks, president of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on National Small Business Week

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (May 6, 2019) – Today Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, released the following statement regarding National Small Business Week held May 5-11, 2019: “National Small Business Week recognizes the significant impact small business owners have on our economy. Utah is home to over 277,000 small businesses, comprising almost [...]

May 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Cidne Christensen: Stop Working On Vacation

Working on vacation; we all do it. Technology has made it so you are now available 24/7, thanks to cell service and Wi-Fi. Prior to the invention of the BlackBerry, people successfully went on vacation without their workplace blowing up. With landlines and no email, our technologically inferior ancestors successfully went on trips and took sick days, but now in [...]

May 3rd, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

President’s Message: Addressing Utah’s Tax Structure Together

Utah’s tax system is the foundation of our state’s economic and business prosperity, and unfortunately also faces major structural problems. Over the summer, a government tax force will seek public input on how the state’s tax structure should be modified. The role business owners play in this process is critical. We recognize not all Chamber members have been engaged in [...]

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