The language we use to refer and engage with one another has a significant effect on those around us, our workplaces, and our community. Our panel of community leaders shares the ways you can cultivate language as a powerful tool that builds inclusive and empowering spaces in order to intentionally avoid marginalization, misrepresentation, and perpetuating [...]
Equality and Inclusion in Opportunity: Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: What it is and Why Does it Matter?
Hear from our panel of community leaders and advocates to discuss the distinctions between diversity, inclusion, and belonging — and why each is important. The panel focused specifically on the discussion between inclusion and belonging, and why these principles are important for your workplace and all of your employees. The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah [...]
Natalie Gochnour, director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and chief economist of the Salt Lake Chamber, provided an in-depth look at Utah's economy. The Salt Lake Chamber hosted the Utah Leads Together: What's on the Horizon for Utah's Economy webinar on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
Learn from our state education leaders about what you and your organization need to know about how school will look this year and what school demands will look like for your employees. Issues discussed include equity, school structure, assumptions, factors that will drive decisions, digital access issues, remote learning teacher challenges and more. PANELISTS Mark [...]
The likelihood that you will know someone who tests positive for the coronavirus is inevitable. As an organization, what can you do to prepare for when a team member tests positive. Join us for a discussion on the resources available, group testing guidance, communication of the positive test and more. PANELISTS Dave Gessel, Executive Vice [...]
Learn about the experiences of Black professionals in Utah's business community. This is the first in a series of webinars, symposiums, and roundtables as part of the partnership between the Utah Black Chamber and the Salt Lake Chamber to focus on, discuss, and address issues of racism, equality, and inclusion in business. The Salt Lake [...]
The Utah Board of Regents and Utah System of Technical Colleges (UTECH) has merged to create a new higher education organization — Utah Board of Higher Education. How does this development impact the business community? Join us as we discuss with the incoming board what to expect this upcoming year and the history of education [...]
The good news is that Bloomberg ranked Utah first in the nation for SBA loans awarded as a percent of eligible payroll at 97.5% meaning those eligible have been receiving those loans. Utah Bankers have processed 47,046 loans totaling $5.5 billion in PPP funds to Utah businesses. Now the conversation has turned to PPP loan [...]
As businesses stabilize and make their recovery plans, consideration of emerging legal issues will avoid problems down the road. Join our panelists to learn about the labor, employment, liability, creditor, supply, and other business issues you need to be watching out for. The Salt Lake Chamber hosted Utah Leads Together: The Next Legal Issues and [...]
The widespread disruptions caused by COVID-19 have compelled many businesses to pivot their strategies for online operations. This has led to an increase in attempts by hackers and fraudsters to find weak points in digital security measures and exploit unknowing businesses already challenged by COVID-19. Companies have also discovered new challenges, such as safely hosting [...]