21 08, 2017

Podcast 02.05: What SLC Businesses Need to Know About Recycling

By | 2017-08-21T14:20:14+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Blog, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In this episode of Building Utah we take a look at Salt Lake City's new business and multi-family recycling ordinance. Salt Lake City has a goal to achieve Zero Waste by 2040, which means all waste is recycled, reused, or composted instead of being sent to a landfill. Businesses and multi-family properties produce 50% of [...]

28 07, 2017

Podcast 02.04: Future of Utah’s Outdoor Recreation

By | 2017-07-28T07:32:35+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

After a 20-year run, Outdoor Retailer is saying farewell to Utah. The twice-yearly trade show wraps up in Salt Lake City this week. The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market marks the industry's final trade event in Salt Lake City before heading to Denver in 2018. ORs departure has many wondering what’s next for Utah’s outdoor industry and what [...]

28 06, 2017

Podcast 02.03: Water is Your Business

By | 2017-08-02T11:37:12+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

As the second-driest state in the nation, water touches every sector of our economy. It plays an essential role in not only business operations, but also the state’s economy. With Utah’s population expected to double by 2060, the Salt Lake Chamber believes it is everyone’s responsibility to conserve and plan ways to best optimize this [...]

25 01, 2017

Podcast 02.02: Looking at the Legislative Session Through the Eyes of Pat Jones

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:31+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

The 2017 General Legislative Session is underway! In this episode we sit down with Pat Jones, a former state legislator and the current CEO of the Women's Leadership Institute, to discuss the 2017 Legislative Session, how she is helping to get more women involved in politics, and how her vision has changed since [...]

11 01, 2017

Podcast 02.01: Utah’s Business Community Commits to Clean Air

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:31+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Podcast, Policy|1 Comment

Last week, the Chamber launched its “Inversion Mitigation Initiative” to show the collective impact Utah’s business community can have in keeping our air clean by committing to clean air strategies like teleworking, riding transit, carpooling or upgrading fleets and stopping idling. This initiative aims to remind businesses that although we can’t control when [...]

9 11, 2016

Podcast 01.23: 40 Years Inspiring Authentic Leadership

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:34+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

The 40th Annual Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon is coming up next week and we spoke with conference committee chair Lacey Holmes about what the conference is about, what attendees can look forward to, and why it is important for all business professionals to attend. In addition to details on this [...]

26 10, 2016

Podcast 01.22: Utah Business Leaders go to Washington

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:35+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Blog, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In case you didn’t know last month the Salt Lake Chamber had their annual Washington D.C. Trip, and in the latest episode of Building Utah: “Utah Business Leaders go to Washington,” we spoke with Charles Pugh from Worker’s Compensation Fund. The trip is an extraordinary, high-level networking, opportunity bringing Utah’s business leaders together [...]

12 10, 2016

Podcast 01.21: Cybersecurity: Why it Matters for Businesses Large & Small

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:35+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Cybersecurity Month, Podcast|0 Comments

As the statewide voice for business, the Salt Lake Chamber is taking an active role in the discussion of cybersecurity this October by participating in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the importance of cybersecurity awareness, from the IT department to the boardroom. John A. Adams and Elaina Maragakis [...]

31 08, 2016

Podcast 01.20: Utah’s Urban Center: What is the State of Downtown?

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:36+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

What is the State of Downtown? Every year the Downtown Alliance looks at the overall economy and benchmarks what's happening in Downtown Salt Lake City, and from this they develop the State of Downtown report. Downtown Alliance's Executive Director Jason Mathis and Director of Urban Development Jesse Dean discuss with us how this [...]

18 08, 2016

Podcast 01.19: Let’s Talk About the Downtown Farmers Market.

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:37+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

The Downtown Farmers Market is in it's 25th year. In this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with Carson Chambers, the program manager for the Market, to talk about the Market's roots, how vendors contribute to Utah's local food scene, and how you can get involved with this important event. For [...]