2 07, 2020

Business Community Requests Updated Health Guidelines and Face Mask Requirement to Combat COVID-19

By |2020-07-02T15:54:52-07:00July 2nd, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (July 2, 2020) -- The Salt Lake Chamber, along with the signatories below, has issued the following statement calling upon state leaders to update health guidelines to combat the coronavirus to include the requirement to wear a face mask in public places when social distancing is not feasible: "As business and [...]

1 07, 2020

Equality and Inclusion in Opportunity: The Black Experience in the Corporate World

By |2020-07-02T11:36:39-07:00July 1st, 2020|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Learn about the experiences of Black professionals in Utah's business community. This is the first in a series of webinars, symposiums, and roundtables as part of the partnership between the Utah Black Chamber and the Salt Lake Chamber to focus on, discuss, and address issues of racism, equality, and inclusion in business. The Salt Lake [...]

1 07, 2020

Executives React to COVID-19 Recession with Drop in Confidence and Firm Expectations

By |2020-07-01T10:07:09-07:00July 1st, 2020|Policy|Comments Off on Executives React to COVID-19 Recession with Drop in Confidence and Firm Expectations

Salt Lake Chamber releases CEOutlook 2020-Q2 Executive Look at the Economy SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (July 1, 2020) – Utah business executives statewide report a significant decline in confidence along with an expectation for future growth, both related to economic consequences associated with the coronavirus. The findings were released today as part of the 2020-Q2 [...]

1 07, 2020

President’s Message July: Freedom and Our Responsibilities

By |2020-07-02T11:16:18-07:00July 1st, 2020|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

As we enter the summer months, it is natural for us to reflect on our freedoms and the beauty of this land we call home. Most people did not expect to spend 2020 confronting a pandemic, economic challenges, civic unrest, the restructuring of our social lives and a few earthquakes thrown in for good measure. [...]

29 06, 2020

Chamber Champions: President Bruce Kusch, LDS Business College

By |2020-07-02T11:46:19-07:00June 29th, 2020|Blog, Chamber Champions, Policy|0 Comments

President Bruce Kusch of the LDS Business College joins Derek Miller to discuss how the college and education community is adapting and innovating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

26 06, 2020

Chamber Champions: James Jackson III, Utah Black Chamber

By |2020-07-02T11:43:55-07:00June 26th, 2020|Blog, Chamber Champions, Policy|0 Comments

James Jackson III, Founder and Executive Director of the Utah Black Chamber, joins Derek Miller to discuss how we can work together as a community to create change, eliminate injustice and promote equality.

25 06, 2020

Utah Outlook Q2 – Update on Republican Gubernatorial Primary

By |2020-06-25T17:34:14-07:00June 25th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

We want to share with you the most recent numbers we have received from our polling firm Dan Jones & Associates. The survey results below include very likely Republican voters AND Unaffiliated and Democrat voters who say they will vote in the 2020 Republican Primary. A Note from Our Pollster: Among those who have not [...]

25 06, 2020

“Stay Safe to Stay Open” Campaign Launched to Promote Safety Protocols and Safe Economic Engagement

By |2020-06-25T13:34:29-07:00June 25th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on “Stay Safe to Stay Open” Campaign Launched to Promote Safety Protocols and Safe Economic Engagement

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (JUNE 25, 2020) — The Salt Lake Chamber announced the launch of “Stay Safe to Stay Open,” a campaign to inform and support businesses in following COVID 19 guidelines from the Utah Department of Health. The initiative was introduced today with an invitation for businesses to take a pledge that they [...]

25 06, 2020

Governor Herbert: Working together, we can change systems, hearts and minds

By |2020-06-25T08:08:25-07:00June 25th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

These last four months have been a trying time for Utahns across the state. As you know, COVID-19’s impact on the world economy has been devastating, and Utah has not been immune. Utah’s unemployment rate has gone from the lowest ever recorded at 2.3 percent in January and to 8.5 percent in May. Nationally, the [...]

24 06, 2020

Utah Leads Together: K-12 and Higher Education Changes Impact on the Business Community

By |2020-07-02T11:46:54-07:00June 24th, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Leads Together Webinar, Webinar|0 Comments

The Utah Board of Regents and Utah System of Technical Colleges (UTECH) has merged to create a new higher education organization — Utah Board of Higher Education. How does this development impact the business community? Join us as we discuss with the incoming board what to expect this upcoming year and the history of education [...]