21 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: A Conversation with Astrid Tuminez

By |2019-03-21T11:15:25-07:00March 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this video we sit down with Utah Valley University President Astrid Tuminez. Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez was appointed the seventh president of [...]

20 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: A Day in the Life of Lara Fritts

By |2019-03-20T11:28:49-07:00March 20th, 2019|Blog, Women's History Month|0 Comments

Anyone who isn't familiar with the newly created Department of Economic Development in Salt Lake City and how much they are growing, ought to meet Lara Fritts and her team. As Director of Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development, Lara leads three divisions - the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City, Business Development, and [...]

19 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: 20 Questions with Leslie Snavely

By |2019-03-19T09:25:55-07:00March 19th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this episode of Building Utah we sit down with Leslie Snavely, CHG Healthcare's new Chief Digital Officer. Snavely joined CHG in 2010. [...]

14 03, 2019

Derek Miller named to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100

By |2019-03-14T12:43:44-07:00March 14th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

One of the most prestigious appointments in the chamber of commerce executive profession WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2019) —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed 12 new executives to its Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100) including Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. "It's an honor to have been invited to [...]

13 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: A Day in the Life of Stephanie Palmer

By |2019-03-13T14:18:42-07:00March 13th, 2019|Blog, Women's History Month|0 Comments

From DJs and board ops to assignment desk clerks and PAs, it takes a lot of people to run KSL Newsradio 102.7FM/1160AM, Utah's oldest radio station. Who makes sure that customers receive the attention they need, build successful marketing campaigns that utilize broadcast media as well as a multitude of digital platforms? That's Stephanie Palmer, [...]

13 03, 2019

Housing: Clarifying Utah’s Referendum Laws

By |2019-03-13T09:07:22-07:00March 13th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

We’ve all heard by now that Utah is growing, and growing fast. We are set to double our population to nearly 6 million Utahns by the year 2050. But for the first time in 40 years, Utah currently has more families in need of housing than we do households for them to live in. In [...]

12 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: 20 Questions with Mayor Dawn Ramsey

By |2019-03-12T10:50:50-07:00March 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this episode of Building Utah we sit down with South Jordan City Mayor Dawn Ramsey. Dawn Ramsey’s passion for the City of [...]

11 03, 2019

2019 Clear the Air Challenge Winners Announced

By |2019-03-11T11:14:27-07:00March 11th, 2019|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March 8, 2019) – The 10th annual Clear the Air Challenge wrapped up last week and the Salt Lake Chamber, along with its partners TravelWise and UCAIR, are excited to release the final results of the 2019 Clear the Air Challenge. The Clear the Air Challenge is a month-long initiative that [...]

7 03, 2019

State elected leaders agree to Salt Lake Chamber’s call for more deliberation on Tax Modernization

By |2019-03-07T15:57:49-07:00March 7th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on State elected leaders agree to Salt Lake Chamber’s call for more deliberation on Tax Modernization

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March, 2019) –  Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on Governor Herbert’s and Legislative Leadership’s decision today to push pause on HB 441, Tax Equalization and Reduction Act: “After hearing from a number of our member businesses and listening to [...]

7 03, 2019

Utah’s Air Quality

By |2019-03-07T15:18:08-07:00March 7th, 2019|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

We’ve all seen it: the haze hanging over Utah’s beautiful valleys. One day you can look east to the Wasatch Mountains and west to the Oquirrhs and the next day, you look and see nothing. Those once formidable mountains have disappeared behind a sheet of inversion. Once reserved to the long days between storms in [...]