17 01, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber 2020 Legislative Priorities Announced at Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2020-01-17T12:48:28-07:00January 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 17, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber introduced its priorities for the 2020 Legislative Session today at the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, held in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. Chief among those priorities is sustaining [...]

16 01, 2020

CEO Success Stories: Natalie Gochnour, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

By |2020-01-16T13:16:44-07:00January 16th, 2020|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Natalie Gochnour, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

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 Natalie Gochnour, Director [...]

16 01, 2020

What Utah’s Tax Bill Actually Does

By |2020-01-16T15:12:40-07:00January 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

There are few issues that gain the attention of the business community more than taxation and changes to the tax code. As we begin 2020, with the legislature’s recent action in this area, and significant public discussion about what the bill actually does and does not do, the Salt Lake Chamber would like to provide [...]

15 01, 2020

Utah Has More Employment Opportunities Than Employees

By |2020-01-15T11:04:17-07:00January 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

State Ranks Fifth in Worker Availability Ratio with Three Workers for Every Four Jobs SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 15, 2020) – A new analysis by the United States Chamber of Commerce highlights America’s tight labor market and places Utah fifth among states with the lowest ratio of individuals looking for work and actual positions [...]

8 01, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Governor Herbert’s 2021 Budget Proposal

By |2020-01-08T20:44:23-07:00January 8th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 8, 2020) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding Governor Gary Herbert’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal: “The 21st century has been a period of unprecedented growth as Utah has consistently ranked as one of America’s most diverse [...]

6 01, 2020

Teresa Bagdasarova: Shifting the Narrative on Failure

By |2020-01-03T10:53:41-07:00January 6th, 2020|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

At the Women’s Business Center of Utah, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing resilient women business owners move mountains to build their business from the ground up. They’ve juggled family, school and a full-time job, while leveraging their resources and elevating their business to unforeseeable heights. I’ve noticed most of my conversations with women in [...]

2 01, 2020

President’s Message: The Future is Here

By |2020-01-02T08:31:18-07:00January 2nd, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

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, [...]

27 12, 2019

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

By |2019-12-27T12:01:33-07:00December 27th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

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), [...]

19 12, 2019

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

By |2019-12-19T10:24:00-07:00December 19th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 12, 2019

CEO Success Stories: Martin Ritter, CEO of Stadler US

By |2019-12-16T09:42:18-07:00December 16th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on 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 [...]