1 07, 2017

President’s Message: The True Meaning of Independence Day

By |2017-06-30T09:05:06-07:00July 1st, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

It’s that time of year when many of us look forward to picnics, parades, spending time with family and friends, and, of course, fireworks. But as we prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, let us not forget the true meaning of Independence Day. 241 years ago, 56 men pledged their lives, their fortunes, and [...]

18 05, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Issues Statement on the Resignation of Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz

By |2017-05-18T14:38:24-07:00May 18th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (May 18, 2017) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz. “Congressman Chaffetz has been a champion of businesses for the State of Utah,” said Beattie. “He has championed many of the issues that have been [...]

1 05, 2017

President’s Message: Corporate Responsibility: Utah | Water is Your Business

By |2017-05-01T12:37:05-07:00May 1st, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

Businesses play an important role in making the community a better place. That’s why the Salt Lake Chamber works to support our members in their efforts in environmental stewardship, community service, volunteering and corporate giving. In an effort to acknowledge the accomplishments of member businesses and encourage others to follow suit, the Chamber has formed [...]

18 04, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber Applauds Chevron’s Commitment to Produce Tier 3 fuels

By |2017-04-18T15:17:26-07:00April 18th, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Natural Resources and Environment, Statements|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT - Air quality remains a critical economic issue for Utah’s business community, which is why companies large and small are leading the way to address these challenges. While there is no silver bullet to solving Utah’s air problems, one of the most impactful changes is that of Utah refineries choosing to [...]

3 04, 2017

President’s Message: The Salt Lake Chamber: Celebrating 130 Years as Utah’s Business Leader

By |2017-04-03T13:19:57-07:00April 3rd, 2017|Blog, Events, Statements|0 Comments

During a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce meeting, I proudly announced to my colleagues that the Salt Lake Chamber is celebrating its 130th anniversary this year. Many were astonished to learn our Chamber had been around for so long. I explained to more puzzled faces that, in fact, the Salt Lake Chamber’s roots date back [...]

25 02, 2017

Utah Non-compete Study Results Now Available | No Further Legislative Action in 2017

By |2017-02-25T11:30:03-07:00February 25th, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

No Further Legislative Action to be taken in 2017 Utah General Legislative Session SALT LAKE CITY (February 25, 2017) – Yesterday, the Salt Lake Chamber in collaboration with a working group of legislators and members of the business community, released the findings from a study conducted in response to the passage of H.B. 251, post-employment [...]

17 02, 2017

Statement on Outdoor Retailer Show Leaving Utah

By |2017-02-17T12:46:50-07:00February 17th, 2017|Blog, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 17, 2017) – Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding Outdoor Retailer’s decision to leave the state of Utah. “Utah is an incredible location for outdoor recreation, home to hundreds of companies that employ thousands of Utahns. We regret the decision by [...]

10 01, 2017

Wilford Clyde Named Vice Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

By |2017-01-10T09:53:51-07:00January 10th, 2017|Blog, Statements|0 Comments

To serve with current chair, Keith McMullin, president and CEO of Deseret Management, Inc.  SALT LAKE CITY (January 10, 2017) The Salt Lake Chamber has named Wilford Clyde, president of Clyde Companies, as the vice chair of its Board of Governors. He will serve alongside current chair, Keith McMullin, the current president and CEO of [...]