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President’s Message: The Future is Here

For many years, state and community leaders have looked forward to the year 2020 as a future milestone for setting goals and developing policy. The future is here! And we can’t help but reflect on where Utah — and particularly its economy and community — stands in terms of where we were, where we are, and how we move forward. [...]

January 2nd, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Governor Leavitt to Keynote 2020 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

The Salt Lake Chamber announced today that Governor Mike Leavitt will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2020 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit. Leavitt is the founder of Leavitt Partners, a healthcare intelligence business. In previous roles, Leavitt served as secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (2005-2009), administrator of the Environmental Protection [...]

December 27th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Governor Gary R. Herbert to be honored as 41st Giant in our City

Business community recognizes the leadership of America’s current longest-serving governor SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (December 19, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber has announced that Governor Gary R. Herbert will be honored as the 41st Giant in our City. The award honors those with exceptional and distinguished service and extraordinary professional achievement and is widely recognized as the most prestigious [...]

December 19th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

CEO Success Stories: Martin Ritter, CEO of Stadler US

In the Salt Lake Chamber podcast called "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top leader from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. We are pleased to be joined with Martin Ritter, CEO of Stadler US. If you [...]

December 16th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Martin Ritter, CEO of Stadler US

Congressman Ben McAdams: Job-creating U.S. Finance Agency renewal will help keep Utah’s economy humming

October employment numbers show Utah’s economy still soaring—an unemployment rate of only 2.5 percent, with 51,200 jobs added since October 2018. Utah’s private sector industry groups such as professional and business services, and information lead the way. To help keep our economic engine humming, I recently voted to renew the U.S. export credit agency to ensure ongoing support for exports [...]

December 5th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

President’s Message: Homeless Shelters Transition: We Must Provide Refuge and Assistance to Those in Need

As Shelter the Homeless is following through on plans to build and staff new resource centers and has closed the Road Home shelter on Rio Grande Avenue, some are expressing concern that people in need will literally be left out in the cold. These concerns are borne out of empathy and compassion — great qualities of our community. Fortunately, the [...]

December 2nd, 2019|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments