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

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 [...]

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 [...]

12 11, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Hosts 43rd Annual Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon

By |2019-11-12T13:41:32-07:00November 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 12, 2019) – Local business women heard from inspirational speakers, gained business insights, and recognized the accomplishments of those helping to make a difference in our community at the 43rd Annual Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon. Two-time Olympic medalist and U.S. National Champion Nancy Kerrigan provided the [...]

10 11, 2019

6 Questions with 2019 Pathfinder Jennifer Williams

By |2019-11-08T13:57:20-07:00November 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Recently named Chief Brand Ambassador, Jennifer Williams brings six years of experience working in different capacities for Dental Select, including product development manager and Chief Experience Officer. In her new role, she oversees distribution channel relationships to help drive awareness of the Dental Select brand and technology. Previously, Jennifer has held a variety of positions, [...]

9 11, 2019

6 Questions with 2019 Pathfinder Melanie Vartabedian

By |2019-11-08T14:05:44-07:00November 9th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Melanie Vartabedian is a partner of Ballard Spahr, LLP. She focuses on complex commercial litigation matters, including commercial contract and real estate disputes, securities litigation, and intellectual property litigation. Melanie has litigated cases in state and federal courts across the country, and also has experience representing clients in arbitrations and government investigations. She represents real [...]