17 04, 2019

Utah Executives Report Cautious Optimism About Future Economy

By |2019-04-17T11:41:01-07:00April 17th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber releases 2019-Q1 CEOutlook Report SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 17, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber released the first-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook 2019 survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. Modeled after other national business sentiment surveys, it provides [...]

10 04, 2019

CEO Success Stories: Aaron Skonnard

By |2019-04-11T06:46:45-07:00April 10th, 2019|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 Aaron Skonnard, CEO of Pluralsight, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, lessons learned and his unwavering dedication to help drive Utah to become a [...]

5 04, 2019

Haley Kirkpatrick: Overcoming Fear in the Workplace

By |2019-04-08T08:28:53-07:00April 5th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Here I am, sitting across from a man who could be my Dad in an important meeting. A meeting where he will decide if he’s keeping his business with our company or not. It’s my responsibility to make him feel confident with his choice to stay with us based on my knowledge, expertise and experience [...]

2 04, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber calls on Utah businesses to take steps to close the gender wage gap

By |2019-04-02T11:42:02-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (April 2, 2019) — Today in honor of Equal Pay Day, the Salt Lake Chamber released the following statement: “Utah leads the nation in economic growth, and yet in 2019, we still top the list of states with the highest gender wage gap. Today, on Equal Pay Day, the Salt Lake [...]

1 04, 2019

Utah Community Builder: 5 for the Fight

By |2019-04-01T15:02:04-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

In 2002 Scott Smith, a Brigham Young University marketing professor, began tinkering with a technology project in his basement. He wanted an online survey research tool that was sophisticated enough for doctoral students while also user-friendly enough for undergraduate students to use. His basement project grew into Qualtrics and by any measure, it has been [...]

1 04, 2019

President’s Message: We Must Not Forget the Principles of The Utah Compact

By |2019-04-01T20:08:04-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

In November 2010, the debate over immigration policy was at the forefront of the national conversation. Arizona had passed a bill that was soon to be considered in the Utah Legislature. Unfortunately, the debate quickly turned vitriolic. Concerned with the ramifications of adopting a controversial policy and the impact that course of action would have [...]

27 03, 2019

Keeping Utah Business Safe from Cyber Attacks

By |2019-03-27T11:12:43-07:00March 27th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber Hosts 3rd annual Cybersecurity Conference SALT LAKE CITY, UT (March 27, 2019) — Today nearly 300 people attended the Salt Lake Chamber’s third annual Cybersecurity Conference at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. The conference was designed to help small and mid-size businesses develop, evaluate and strengthen their cybersecurity [...]

14 03, 2019

Derek Miller named to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100

By |2019-03-14T12:43:44-07:00March 14th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

One of the most prestigious appointments in the chamber of commerce executive profession WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2019) —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed 12 new executives to its Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100) including Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. "It's an honor to have been invited to [...]

13 03, 2019

Housing: Clarifying Utah’s Referendum Laws

By |2019-03-13T09:07:22-07:00March 13th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

We’ve all heard by now that Utah is growing, and growing fast. We are set to double our population to nearly 6 million Utahns by the year 2050. But for the first time in 40 years, Utah currently has more families in need of housing than we do households for them to live in. In [...]

7 03, 2019

State elected leaders agree to Salt Lake Chamber’s call for more deliberation on Tax Modernization

By |2019-03-07T15:57:49-07:00March 7th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on State elected leaders agree to Salt Lake Chamber’s call for more deliberation on Tax Modernization

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March, 2019) –  Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on Governor Herbert’s and Legislative Leadership’s decision today to push pause on HB 441, Tax Equalization and Reduction Act: “After hearing from a number of our member businesses and listening to [...]