31 05, 2019

Fred Lampropoulos honored as 40th Giant in our City

By |2019-05-31T19:57:02-07:00May 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Community gathers to recognize the impact and importance of Merit Medical’s CEO SALT LAKE CITY (May 31, 2019) – Utah’s business and community leaders gathered to recognize Fred Lampropoulos as the 40th Giant in our City for his contributions to our local business community and state. The award is presented by the Salt Lake Chamber, [...]

10 05, 2019

Connecting Veteran-Owned Businesses to the Resources They Need

By |2019-05-10T12:13:40-07:00May 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Hosts Annual Utah Veteran-Owned Business Conference SALT LAKE CITY, UT (May 10, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber hosted its annual Utah Veteran Owned Business Conference, alongside presenting sponsors the Veterans Business Resource Center, Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs and Zions Bank. The Conference helps to connect veteran entrepreneurs and [...]

6 05, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on National Small Business Week

By |2019-05-06T12:11:56-07:00May 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (May 6, 2019) – Today Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, released the following statement regarding National Small Business Week held May 5-11, 2019: “National Small Business Week recognizes the significant impact small business owners have on our economy. Utah is home to over [...]

1 05, 2019

President’s Message: Addressing Utah’s Tax Structure Together

By |2019-05-01T10:55:16-07:00May 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Utah’s tax system is the foundation of our state’s economic and business prosperity, and unfortunately also faces major structural problems. Over the summer, a government tax force will seek public input on how the state’s tax structure should be modified. The role business owners play in this process is critical. We recognize not all Chamber [...]

25 04, 2019

New Utah Community Builder Award Announced

By |2019-04-25T10:26:25-07:00April 25th, 2019|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Pamela Atkinson, long-time advocate for homeless and refugees, named inaugural recipient SALT LAKE CITY, UT (April 25, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber announced a new award that honors exceptional community leaders. Named after the former president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, the Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award recognizes an outstanding [...]

17 04, 2019

Utah Executives Report Cautious Optimism About Future Economy

By |2019-04-17T11:41:01-07:00April 17th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber releases 2019-Q1 CEOutlook Report SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 17, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber released the first-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook 2019 survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. Modeled after other national business sentiment surveys, it provides [...]

15 04, 2019

Building Utah: How to Pitch Your Products to Walmart

By |2019-04-15T08:37:02-07:00April 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast|0 Comments

If you are a supplier of new, shelf-ready, goods manufactured in the United States and you are looking to sell your products with Walmart, now is your time to apply. Walmart is holding its 6th Annual Open Call for U.S. Sourced Products. It's part of the company's commitment to purchase an additional $250 billion in [...]

2 04, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber calls on Utah businesses to take steps to close the gender wage gap

By |2019-04-02T11:42:02-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (April 2, 2019) — Today in honor of Equal Pay Day, the Salt Lake Chamber released the following statement: “Utah leads the nation in economic growth, and yet in 2019, we still top the list of states with the highest gender wage gap. Today, on Equal Pay Day, the Salt Lake [...]

1 04, 2019

President’s Message: We Must Not Forget the Principles of The Utah Compact

By |2019-04-01T20:08:04-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

In November 2010, the debate over immigration policy was at the forefront of the national conversation. Arizona had passed a bill that was soon to be considered in the Utah Legislature. Unfortunately, the debate quickly turned vitriolic. Concerned with the ramifications of adopting a controversial policy and the impact that course of action would have [...]

29 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: 20 Questions with Dr. Bethami Dobkin

By |2019-03-29T10:23:37-07:00March 29th, 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 Dr. Bethami Dobkin, president of Westminster College. President Dobkin served for the past [...]