5 11, 2019

8 Questions with 2019 ATHENA Leadership Awardee Linda Wardell

By |2019-11-05T16:04:28-07:00November 5th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Linda Wardell is the general manager of City Creek Center, the retail portion of City Creek, one of the largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects in the nation. With more than 30 years of experience managing and marketing shopping centers, she oversees retail operations for the landmark shopping and dining destination in the heart of Salt [...]

31 10, 2019

With Slight Drop in Confidence Utah Executives Believe Economy is Holding Steady

By |2019-10-31T19:13:37-07:00October 31st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (November 1, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber has released the third-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook 2019 survey. The CEOutlook Confidence Index decreased from 60.1 in 2019-Q2 to 53.3 for 2019-Q3, as executives report Utah’s economy continues to hold steady. “What caught my eye wasn’t so much the [...]

30 10, 2019

University Presidents and Business Community Discuss Dual-Mission Programs

By |2019-10-30T18:11:04-07:00October 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 30, 2019) – Three of Utah’s higher education institutions -- Utah Valley University, Weber State University and Dixie State University -- came together today with state business leaders to discuss the increasing industry demands for an educated workplace, as well as access to education to meet the demands of a [...]

29 10, 2019

Lori Bonham Williams: Seeing the Hope Inside Yourself: Mentoring

By |2019-10-29T12:06:31-07:00October 29th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|1 Comment

Growing up my grandmother was my greatest mentor instilling in me the drive to get an education, and taught me the prescription of success in mentoring, starts with behavior. The behaviors of building relationships, being a hard worker and respecting others. Margaret Ellen Bonham was a widower for 60 years and raised my father on [...]

18 10, 2019

Chamber Statement on Recently Released Tax Reform Proposal

By |2019-10-18T16:48:02-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (October 18, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement in response to the Utah Legislature's recently released tax reform proposal: "We appreciate the effort the legislature has made to listen and work with Utahns in this process, just as the Chamber has done with our business community [...]

18 10, 2019

CEO Success Stories: SLC Mayoral Candidate Erin Mendenhall

By |2019-10-18T16:20:00-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: SLC Mayoral Candidate Erin Mendenhall

In the Salt Lake Chamber podcast called "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top leader from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. We are pleased to be joined with SLC Mayoral Candidate [...]

18 10, 2019

Women’s Business Center of Utah Launches Kiva Salt Lake City

By |2019-10-18T09:43:04-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

New Partnership with kiva.org will provide access to capital through crowdfunding loans SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (OCTOBER 18, 2019) – The Women’s Business Center of Utah (WBCUtah) today announced a partnership with kiva.org and will serve as host for “Kiva Salt Lake City,” the first Kiva Hub in Utah. Kiva U.S. is a nonprofit organization [...]

14 10, 2019

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Government Affairs Bootcamp

By |2019-10-17T10:32:53-07:00October 14th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Annual Government Affairs Bootcamp is quickly approaching. This intensive two-day training is an opportunity to ensure the voices of Utah’s business community are heard on Capitol Hill. Besides knowing why government relations is important for your organization, there are many reasons why you as a business leader, new or experienced government [...]

10 10, 2019

Linda Wardell to Receive 2019 ATHENA Leadership Award

By |2019-10-10T10:39:03-07:00October 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

General Manager of City Creek Center to be honored with prestigious national award in recognition of business leadership and community service SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (October 10, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber announced that Linda Wardell, General Manager of City Creek Center, will receive the 2019 ATHENA Leadership Award, November 12, 2019, at the Grand [...]

9 10, 2019

CEO Success Stories: SLC Mayoral Candidate Luz Escamilla

By |2019-10-09T16:08:30-07:00October 9th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: SLC Mayoral Candidate Luz Escamilla

In the Salt Lake Chamber podcast called "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top leader from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. We are pleased to be joined with SLC Mayoral Candidate [...]