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The votes have been tallied, now the real work begins

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 has ever seen with millions [...]

November 30th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber & Women’s Leadership Institute release “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap”

SALT LAKE CITY (November 30, 2018) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-serving statewide business association, along with the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) released the “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap.”  This guidebook, which is the result of months of research and input gathering from Utah’s business community, is full of policies, programs and [...]

November 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on Salt Lake Chamber & Women’s Leadership Institute release “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap”

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Utah Supreme Court’s decision regarding the redevelopment of former Cottonwood Mall

SALT LAKE CITY (November 28, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement on the Utah Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the redevelopment of the former Cottonwood Mall: “Utah has the fastest growing population and the fastest growing economy.  This is great for our state, but even success brings its own challenges. [...]

November 28th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Shop Local This Small Business Saturday: November 24

It’s time to start thinking about your holiday shopping. Just like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday has become a holiday ritual embraced by shoppers in local communities all over the United States. According to American Express, small business owners generated an estimated $12.9 billion dollars on Small Business Saturday in 2017. This year’s Small Business Saturday is November 24. Small Business [...]

November 21st, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

42nd Annual Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon

Honoring the 2018 ATHENA and Pathfinder Winners SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 16, 2018) - Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-serving statewide business association, honored Cindy Crane, CEO of Rocky Mountain Power, as the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient at this year’s Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon. “Cindy is a thoughtful and impressive leader who has [...]

November 16th, 2018|Blog, Events, News & Press|0 Comments

Utah loses a political powerhouse

Salt Lake Chamber president Derek Miller issues statement on the passing of Dan Jones SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 2, 2018) – Derek B. Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the passing of and Utah pollster Dan Jones. “The Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance are saddened by the passing of Dan [...]

November 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments