7 12, 2018

New Program to Help Businesses Promote Quitting Tobacco

By |2018-12-07T09:23:52+00:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is launching a new effort, Way to Quit Certified, with the help of the Salt Lake Chamber to educate business owners about the tobacco cessation tools available to their employees. Employees that smoke have about twice the lost production time per week than non-smokers, [...]

5 12, 2018

CEO Success Stories: Nathan Rafferty

By |2018-12-06T09:59:18+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with the CEO of Ski Utah, Nathan Rafferty, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, the 2018-2019 ski season and more. If you have ideas or [...]

5 12, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber’s Statement on Governor’s 2020 Budget Proposal

By |2018-12-06T12:41:13+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (Dec. 6, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Herbert’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal: “Utah’s economy is the envy of the nation and the result of fiscal discipline, smart management and forward-thinking decision-making. Throughout our history, [...]

1 12, 2018

President’s Message: Let us close the gender wage gap together

By |2018-12-02T21:02:42+00:00December 1st, 2018|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Earlier this year I shared my vision for the Salt Lake Chamber as well as my vision for the state, capital city and business community. One of the priorities I believed that we must address right away was the gender wage gap. Utah ranks last on the list of states with the nation’s worst gender [...]

30 11, 2018

The votes have been tallied, now the real work begins

By |2018-11-30T16:07:32+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

More than two weeks after the polls closed, a winner was announced in the race to represent the people of Utah’s 4th Congressional District.  Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor, Ben McAdams, claimed victory over Representative Mia Love by less than 700 votes. And thus concludes what has been called one of the nastiest races Utah [...]

30 11, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber & Women’s Leadership Institute release “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap”

By |2018-11-30T10:42:01+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on Salt Lake Chamber & Women’s Leadership Institute release “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap”

SALT LAKE CITY (November 30, 2018) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-serving statewide business association, along with the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) released the “Best Practices Guide for Closing the Gender Wage Gap.”  This guidebook, which is the result of months of research and input gathering from Utah’s business community, is [...]

28 11, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Utah Supreme Court’s decision regarding the redevelopment of former Cottonwood Mall

By |2018-11-29T09:23:56+00:00November 28th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (November 28, 2018) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement on the Utah Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the redevelopment of the former Cottonwood Mall: “Utah has the fastest growing population and the fastest growing economy.  This is great for our state, but even [...]

21 11, 2018

Shop Local This Small Business Saturday: November 24

By |2018-11-21T09:19:08+00:00November 21st, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

It’s time to start thinking about your holiday shopping. Just like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday has become a holiday ritual embraced by shoppers in local communities all over the United States. According to American Express, small business owners generated an estimated $12.9 billion dollars on Small Business Saturday in 2017. This year’s Small Business [...]

2 11, 2018

Utah loses a political powerhouse

By |2018-11-02T17:23:38+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber president Derek Miller issues statement on the passing of Dan Jones SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 2, 2018) – Derek B. Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the passing of and Utah pollster Dan Jones. “The Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance are saddened [...]

2 11, 2018

Utah Community Builder: Intermountain Healthcare

By |2018-11-02T14:20:00+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

As the largest healthcare provider in the Intermountain West, Intermountain Healthcare is extending their reach beyond hospitals and directly into communities by leading a new collaborative group of stakeholders, the Utah Alliance for the Determinants of Health (The Alliance). Working in vulnerable and at-risk communities to improve health outcomes, Intermountain Healthcare and The Alliance are [...]