20 07, 2018

Aubriana Martindale: Supporting Women in the Workplace

By |2018-07-20T14:53:01+00:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

There has been a recent voice of progress, with many businesses pledging a higher commitment to key values of inclusion and diversity amongst their workforce which includes elevating women in leadership roles. As businesses continue to progress it has been proven that a diverse workforce is profitable for all stakeholders. According to a recent Forbes [...]

19 07, 2018

Prosperity Project 2.0: A New Chapter Begins

By |2018-07-19T10:28:57+00:00July 19th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

I recently started a new position as the President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. While I have been involved with the Salt Lake Chamber for many years, taking on this new role has opened my eyes to the Chamber’s expansive reach. From programs to policy issues and collaborative efforts with other organizations, the [...]

19 07, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Receives ACCE Grand Award for Communication Excellence

By |2018-07-19T10:15:16+00:00July 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (July 19, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has received a 2018 Grand Award for Communication Excellence from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The Chamber received this recognition for their work on the Utah Tax Modernization Campaign. “We are proud to receive this [...]

18 07, 2018

5 Easy Ways To Stay Informed This Summer

By |2018-07-18T11:59:00+00:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Amidst your barbeques, pool parties and camping trips this summer, there’s a chance the subject of politics may come up as a topic of conversation. Whether the mention of politics fills you with dread and aversion or genuinely piques your interest, when you are informed, there is no reason to feel intimidated by a respectful [...]

18 07, 2018

Downtown Alliance Leader Stepping Down

By |2018-07-18T09:04:17+00:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City (July 18, 2018) Community and business leader, Jason Mathis announced his resignation from the Downtown Alliance this week. Mathis has served as the executive director of the Alliance and executive vice president of the Salt Lake Chamber since 2008. “This has been much more than a job to me,” Mathis said. “I [...]

13 07, 2018

The Pros and Cons of Utah’s Ballot Initiatives

By |2018-07-13T11:05:04+00:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Utah is at a historic point in history. Never has the state had so many ballot initiatives brought forth by citizens in the community. Three, potentially four, initiatives will be voted on in the General Election this coming November. Medical marijuana expansion, Medicaid expansion, and changes to both election boundaries and the caucus system are [...]

13 07, 2018

UBR: July 9-13

By |2018-07-03T10:52:06+00:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Policy, UBR|0 Comments

July 9, 2018 Recently, the Chamber signed onto the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s coalition letter urging senators to support Sen. Bob Corker’s tariff bill, S. 3013, which would require the president to submit to Congress any proposal to raise tariffs in the interest of national security. Sen. Mike Lee also supports Corker’s tariff bill and [...]

12 07, 2018

Steve Starks to take over as Chairman of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

By |2018-07-12T11:39:51+00:00July 12th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 12, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has named Steve Starks, president of the Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment, as the new Chairman of its Board of Governors. Starks has served as the Board’s vice chair alongside current chair, Wilford [...]

11 07, 2018

Downtown SLC Unveils “THE BLOCKS”

By |2018-07-11T12:37:18+00:00July 11th, 2018|Blog, Member News, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake’s Cultural Core is Utah’s Premier Urban Art, Culture and Entertainment District Salt Lake City (July 11, 2018) – It’s been widely recognized that downtown Salt Lake is one of the best places in the nation to live, work and play. Today, leaders from local arts organizations, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and [...]

9 07, 2018

Inland Port Negotiations Move Forward Collaboratively, Make Progress on Key Issues

By |2018-07-19T12:25:09+00:00July 9th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on July 9, 2018 Salt Lake City Council Members are encouraged by positive progress being made in negotiations with State leaders about key aspects of developing an inland port in the City’s Northwest Quadrant. “Our meetings and conversations with Governor Herbert, Speaker Hughes, their staffs and others have been collaborative [...]