2 08, 2023

President’s Message: Commitment and Engagement Creates Shared Success

By |2023-08-02T12:51:57-06:00August 2nd, 2023|Blog, News & Press, President's Message|0 Comments

In our fast-paced and dynamic business landscape, leaders must recognize the profound impact they can have not only within their organization but also in the broader community. The success and prosperity of a business are inherently tied to the commitment and engagement of its leaders. A dedicated leader who actively participates in community initiatives [...]

3 05, 2023

President’s Message: Developing Our Workforce Ensures Our Future

By |2023-05-03T15:05:09-06:00May 3rd, 2023|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Nothing is guaranteed. Life is a balance of risk/reward or sometimes a sense of luck vs. lack. However, when we contribute our full effort and hone our skills, we are creating our own good luck. Application of this principle works in our personal lives, in business, and when the state supports individuals to create [...]

3 04, 2023

President’s Message: Go Far by Going Together

By |2023-06-28T10:40:49-06:00April 3rd, 2023|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

During the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, uncertainty abounded. Families, individuals and businesses were entering uncharted waters and everyone was searching for reliable information. Looking back, what sticks out in my mind is how Utah business, community and government leaders ultimately came together to design a plan to move forward. As one of [...]

3 03, 2023

President’s Message: Utah’s Slogan Can Become ‘Women Elevated’

By |2023-06-28T10:45:57-06:00March 3rd, 2023|Blog, President's Message, Women's History Month|0 Comments

Each March, during Women’s History Month, we have a chance to reflect on and reevaluate our support for the women at work, in the community, and at home. This includes talented business owners, leaders, legislators, and coworkers. Not only that, this month is extra special as the Salt Lake Chamber’s Women’s Business Center of [...]

4 01, 2023

President’s Message: Build People to Build Business

By |2023-06-28T10:53:16-06:00January 4th, 2023|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

The new year will undoubtedly bring new challenges and opportunities, especially on the tail of the pandemic and rampant inflation. We will never know the collective emotional or financial toll this period has had on our employees, customers or families, but these challenges can help clarify our focus on people.  You may have heard [...]

8 12, 2022

President’s Message: Stand Tall by Standing Together

By |2023-06-28T14:42:30-06:00December 8th, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

As the year comes to a close and we begin to look inward, one thing becomes clear – Utah’s business community stood tall by standing together and through some of the most difficult challenges in generations. We figured out how to safely remain open during the pandemic, face supply chain breakdowns and rampant inflation, [...]

2 11, 2022

President’s Message: Civility Needed – Apply Inside

By |2023-06-28T14:34:57-06:00November 2nd, 2022|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Two years ago, the nation experienced a profound call to examine our hearts and minds to root out any racism lingering in our society. At the Chamber, we formed a Diversity Council and the team undertook a 21-day challenge to better understand the plight facing many of our fellow citizens. While I cannot quantify the [...]

1 08, 2022

President’s Message: Salt Lake’s “Field of Dreams”

By |2023-06-28T14:56:42-06:00August 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

“If you build it, they will come” – The iconic line from the famous baseball film Field of Dreams captured the imagination of a generation. As a community of innovators, creators and entrepreneurs, this rings true. Over the past several decades, our state and capital city have seen significant development, and with it, an influx [...]

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