4 08, 2021

Target River Implements Water-Wise Habits and Encourages the Business Community To Follow

By |2021-08-04T11:49:13-07:00August 4th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Water Champion H2Oath, Utah’s water-wise pledge for businesses, is founded on the precept that water is our most precious natural resource. As Utah is facing an unprecedented drought, protecting and efficiently using the water supply is critical to ensuring clean, safe and long-term drinking water. Businesses that sign the pledge are [...]

3 08, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber to Honor Business and Community Leaders at 2021 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

By |2021-08-24T11:36:38-07:00August 3rd, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Business leaders pay tribute to those who commit their abilities and time to advance the Chamber’s mission and bolster the business community during the pandemic SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (August 3, 2021) –  Utah’s business and community leaders will gather for the Salt Lake Chamber’s 134th Annual Meeting. Attendees will recognize Chamber volunteers and community leaders [...]

20 07, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2021-2022 Board Leadership with Gary B. Porter as Chair

By |2021-07-20T13:31:55-07:00July 20th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT (July 20, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber has named Gary B. Porter, senior vice president of Deseret Management Corporation, the new chair of its Board of Governors. Porter most recently served as the Chamber’s vice chair with outgoing Board Chair Craig Wagstaff, senior vice president and general manager–western distribution gas [...]

16 07, 2021

Economic Dashboard Shifting to Focus on Prosperity Challenges as Pandemic Recession Sinks Into Rearview Mirror for Utah

By |2021-07-16T08:28:41-07:00July 16th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

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

15 07, 2021

Large Jump in Executive Confidence Correlates with Mass Vaccination Rollout Effort

By |2021-07-15T07:20:55-07:00July 15th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber CEOutlook 2021-Q1 Highlights Cresting Confidence Across Industries and Individual Firm Expectations  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (July 15, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook released today shows the economy flashing green with the index increasing significantly from 58.9 in 2020-Q4 to 75.3 for 2021-Q1. This is the second-highest jump in confidence that executives [...]

13 07, 2021

Wasatch Innovation Network Brings Together Public and Private Sectors in Statewide Initiative to Promote Utah Innovation and Business

By |2021-07-13T11:08:55-07:00July 13th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

From aerospace, agriculture and artificial intelligence to biosciences, engineering, and transportation, the new Wasatch Innovation Network will support Utah businesses — start-ups to unicorns — with network development, funding channels, policy development, government relations, and support for research, development and commercialization.   SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 13, 2021) – Public and private sector organizations across [...]

6 07, 2021

Business Community Translates Employer Toolkit on Suicide Prevention in the Workforce Into Spanish

By |2021-07-07T10:54:36-07:00July 6th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders translates toolkit to reach more diverse communities SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (JULY 6, 2021) – Utah Community Builders, the social impact nonprofit of the Salt Lake Chamber, in partnership with inWhatLanguage, a leading localization and translation technology provider, has released the Suicide Prevention in the Workforce Employer Toolkit in Spanish. The toolkit [...]

1 07, 2021

President’s Message: The Legacy and Promise of Liberty

By |2021-07-06T07:53:47-07:00July 1st, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

July is special in Utah. Not only do we celebrate the founding and freedoms of our nation but also the pioneering spirit of our state that created a legacy which has made it first among equals in America. As we remember our founding and consider the blessings that have come to the world because of [...]

30 06, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Passing of Carolyn Tanner Irish

By |2021-06-30T15:16:16-07:00June 30th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT (June 30, 2021) - The Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement regarding the passing of Former Giant in Our City, Bishop Tanner Irish:  “It is with sad but warm hearts the Salt Lake Chamber mourns the passing of the late Bishop Carolyn Tanner Irish. Bishop Tanner Irish of the Episcopal [...]

28 06, 2021

Governor Spencer J. Cox and Salt Lake Chamber Ask Businesses To Show Commitment to Water Conservation in Utah

By |2021-06-28T16:34:48-07:00June 28th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Launch Water Champion H2Oath — Utah’s Water-Wise Pledge for Businesses SALT LAKE CITY, UT (June 28, 2021) — Governor Spencer J. Cox, the Salt Lake Chamber, along with government, business and community leaders, announced the launch of the “Water Champion H2Oath,” a pledge for businesses to publicly commit to water conservation and water-wise practices. “Utah [...]

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