9 04, 2018

Downtown Mourns a Great Loss

By | 2018-04-09T14:57:15+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

The Downtown Alliance and Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement today on the passing of Robert Farrington who led the Downtown Alliance from its inception in 1991 until 2009. The founder of the Downtown Alliance, Farmers Market, Live Green, Lights On! and Salt Lake City’s First Night, Bob Farrington’s contributions trace their origins to [...]

3 04, 2018

President’s Message: A Time to Say Goodbye

By | 2018-04-03T08:44:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|3 Comments

In times of change, such as in farewells, it can be hard to find the right words to express the emotions one feels about the past, with its hundreds of memories, and the future, with all of its unknowns and new beginnings. I can tell you, I’m flooded with emotions—yes, with the sadness that comes [...]

27 03, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Announces New President & CEO

By | 2018-03-28T19:51:45+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (March 27, 2018) – Today, the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announced Derek Miller as the 19th president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. Miller replaces Lane Beattie who will retire in May, after serving as president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance for [...]

26 03, 2018

Utah’s Federal Delegation is Recognized for Pro-Business Votes

By | 2018-03-26T08:31:51+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (March 26, 2018) — This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce named all six members of Utah’s congressional delegation as Spirit of Enterprise Award winners for their support of pro-growth, pro-jobs policies during the first session of the 115th Congress. The U.S. Chamber’s prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Award is given annually [...]

14 03, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Announced Retirement of Senate President Wayne Niederhauser

By | 2018-03-14T11:25:08+00:00 March 14th, 2018|News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March 14, 2018) - Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the announced retirement of Senate President Wayne Niederhauser. “The Utah business community will greatly miss President Niederhauser’s leadership in the legislature. He is a true example of a statesman. He has been [...]

13 03, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber issues message of support for the creation of an Inland Port

By | 2018-03-14T09:40:44+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March 14, 2018) – In keeping with the objectives laid out in the Salt Lake Chamber’s Top-10 Legislative Priorities, yesterday the Chamber’s Executive Board reiterated its commitment to support transformative economic development opportunities by voting to support to the creation of an inland port. As the Crossroads of the West, Utah [...]

2 03, 2018

WTC Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber Statements on President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

By | 2018-03-02T16:44:28+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake City – World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) President and CEO Derek B. Miller and Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Lane Beattie released the following statements about President Trump’s announcement that he will impose stiff tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum: “The news of President Trump's steel and aluminum tariff is [...]

13 02, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Supports SCR001S02

By | 2018-02-13T13:08:06+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (FEB. 13, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber Executive Board formally voted in support of SCR001S02, Concurrent Resolution Recommending Replacement of the Statue of Philo Farnsworth located in the United States Capitol. The contributions of Philo Farnsworth have been felt far and wide, as an inventor and pioneer in television technology. He [...]

13 02, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber Asks to Remove H.B. 330 from Consideration During 2018 General Legislative Session

By | 2018-02-13T11:44:55+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 13, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber Executive Board formally voted today to ask the Legislature to remove H.B. 330, Communications Interception Amendments, from consideration. Wilford Clyde, chairman and CEO of Clyde Companies, chairman of the Salt Lake Chamber Executive Board, said, “This morning, we voted to ask the Legislature to [...]

2 02, 2018

Utah Loses a Giant

By | 2018-02-02T17:48:57+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber issues the following statement on the passing of Jon M. Huntsman Sr. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 2, 2018) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the passing of Jon M. Huntsman Sr. “Utah, and in fact the world, has lost an icon, a [...]