14 10, 2021

Executive Confidence Dips Yet Job Growth Continues to Rebound

By |2021-10-14T10:45:53-07:00October 14th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber CEOutlook 2021-Q2 Highlights A Dip in Confidence with Warning Signs Flashing in Supply Chains and Labor Markets  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (October 14, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook released today shows forward progress in job growth but a slight dip in confidence levels from 2021-Q1. While executive confidence remains high in [...]

13 10, 2021

Transit-Oriented Development: Four Birds, One Stone

By |2021-10-14T10:39:48-07:00October 13th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

There is no one singular solution to Utah’s Housing Crisis. Rather, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has identified five “best practices” for meeting the housing affordability challenge in Utah. This article will explain how transit-oriented developments not only increases affordable housing but also decreases transportation costs, is good for the environment and revitalizes neighborhoods. [...]

8 10, 2021

Economic Dashboard Shows Relative Strength of Utah’ Broad Based Recovery Amidst Remaining Headwinds

By |2021-10-13T12:45:14-07:00October 8th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Prosperity Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has updated the Economic Dashboard for October to help business leaders know where Utah stands in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a complete economic recovery from the pandemic recession and provides context for [...]

6 10, 2021

COVID-19 Headlines: Fact or Fiction? Experts Weigh In

By |2021-10-06T11:09:35-07:00October 6th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

As Utah and the nation are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases and our ICUs are near or full capacity, the headlines continue to send mixed messages and it is increasingly difficult to identify fact versus fiction. During the webinar we heard from the local healthcare experts that are working the front lines. Speakers: [...]

5 10, 2021

Take A Chance, Share the Profits ​​— Chanshare Sod Farms

By |2021-10-07T08:50:41-07:00October 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Chanshare Sod Farms is all about providing resilient sod and educating customers on how to conserve water through effective maintenance practices. “Part of our mission statement is that we want to be good stewards of the land, beautify the environment and conserve water,” said Eric Marble, marketing manager of Chanshare Sod Farms. “So, we spend [...]

5 10, 2021

ADUs in Your Neighborhood

By |2021-10-05T10:08:56-07:00October 5th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

There is no one singular solution to Utah’s Housing Crisis. Rather, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has identified five “best practices” for meeting the housing affordability challenge in Utah. This article will describe how ADUs can exist in our neighborhoods without disrupting architectural or community character. Solving Utah’s housing crisis will require creativity from [...]

5 10, 2021

Speaking on Business: American Packaging Group

By |2021-10-05T08:12:38-07:00October 5th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

 The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: American Packaging Group This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. You may be surprised that many of the displays and packaging you see in stores are made right here in Utah by the American Packaging Group. Owner Jeff Tiede is here to share their story. JEFF [...]

4 10, 2021

We’re Hiring! Public Policy Coordinator

By |2021-10-04T15:15:59-07:00October 4th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is hiring a full-time, exempt Public Policy Coordinator. This position will report to the Vice President of  Public Policy and assist the Government Relations and Public Policy Department with execution of policy priorities and provide support for public policy and government relations programs, committees and members. Key Tasks: Manage a committee calendar, prepare agendas [...]

4 10, 2021

Speaking on Business: Westminster College

By |2021-10-07T08:47:13-07:00October 4th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Westminster College (#2) This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Education is vital to Utah’s economic future and a key part of that success is Westminster College, which Princeton Review calls one of the best in the nation. Tamara Stevenson, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, [...]

1 10, 2021

Speaking on Business: Utah Department of Workforce Services

By |2021-10-05T08:17:04-07:00October 1st, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Department of Workforce Services This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Utah’s economy is continuing to outperform the rest of the country, and our employment rate hit near record highs at 97.4 percent in July. That’s great news, but there is a flip side for Utah [...]

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