15 07, 2019

Utah Community Builder Project Priorities Announced

By |2019-07-15T13:10:34-07:00July 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (July 15, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber announced the project priorities for the Utah Community Builder Foundation, the Chamber’s non-profit organization to address critical social and community issues through strategic partnerships. Priorities for the new year will include addressing intergenerational poverty, behavioral health, as well as immigration and child [...]

9 07, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Statement Regarding Office Invasion by Inland Port Protestors 

By |2019-07-09T17:16:02-07:00July 9th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 9, 2019) — Today Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the inland port protest at the Chamber offices: “While a full assessment of the damage is not yet complete, I want to say that fortunately our staff is safe. No one [...]

2 07, 2019

Bennion Center Helps Students Strengthen Communities

By |2019-07-02T11:47:58-07:00July 2nd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Katie Barber is committed to helping others. She’s doing that right now for hundreds of people she doesn’t even know. Katie is a health, society, and policy major at the University of Utah. “I was taking a course with the Honors College called, ‘Drugs and Us,’” she recalls. “It’s a year-long class and as part [...]

1 07, 2019

President’s Message: The State of Utah Business

By |2019-07-01T07:09:04-07:00July 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

A few months ago I had the opportunity to meet with chamber leaders from across the country. Our conversations focused around the following themes: growing opposition to business, economic growth and free enterprise. Our state stands in stark contrast to what is happening in many places around the country. Increasingly business is viewed as a [...]

25 06, 2019

Linda Wardell to take over as Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

By |2019-06-25T13:44:38-07:00June 25th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 25, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has named Linda Wardell, General Manager of City Creek Center, as the new chair of its Board of Governors. Wardell has served as the Board’s vice chair alongside current chair, Steve Starks, president of Larry H. Miller [...]

17 06, 2019

Subject Matter Immersion: How the LDS Business College is Getting Students Ready for the Real World

By |2019-06-17T14:51:45-07:00June 17th, 2019|Blog, Member News, National Small Business Week, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In this Building Utah podcast, we sit down with LDS Business College President Bruce Kusch to discuss the college's latest approach to deep learning through what's being called, "Subject Matter Immersion." “This campus-wide initiative helps students to discover how to learn more deeply,” said President Kusch in an article for LDS Business College. “One pattern [...]

13 06, 2019

Trend Micro Security Predictions for 2019

By |2019-06-13T14:59:38-07:00June 13th, 2019|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Member News|0 Comments

Guest blog by: Cybersecurity Leadership Council member, Trend Micro In 2019 and beyond, the biggest trends expected to have an impact on technology and security are the advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning brought about by the ever-growing volume of data that can be processed and analyzed; the continued adoption of cloud computing by [...]

12 06, 2019

CEO Success Stories: Molly Mazzolini, partner, Infinite Scale

By |2019-06-12T08:37:44-07:00June 12th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Molly Mazzolini, partner, Infinite Scale

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with Molly Mazzolini, partner and director of brand integration of Infinite Scale, to hear about her leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned, in addition to why [...]

6 06, 2019

Pamela Atkinson: A Utah Community Builder

By |2019-07-02T11:41:31-07:00June 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Pamela Atkinson is best known for her tireless work as an advocate for the homeless, refugees and low-income families in our state. So much so, that Governor Gary Herbert has called her “the Mother Teresa of Utah.” Born to a single mother in a slum area of London, Atkinson learned the value of working hard [...]

6 06, 2019

Lend Your Support to the Coal Country Strike Team

By |2019-06-06T09:26:32-07:00June 6th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Natalie Gochnour and the Gardner Policy Institute have formed the Coal County Strike Team as part of the Schmidt Future American Dreams Idea Challenge. They are now one of five national candidates to receive $1 million to help raise incomes in Utah. The final presentation for the $1 million prize is set for June 27, [...]