The Salt Lake Chamber is excited to announce that the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) will be joining the Salt Lake Chamber organization. After careful consideration, the boards of both organizations have agreed to move forward with a framework and process for EDCUtah to join the “family of teams” within the Chamber.

“This change isn’t just about better coordination,” says Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. “It will increase the collaboration and effectiveness of both our organizations, especially in the areas of statewide economic development strategy, planning and execution.”

This combination will be led by Derek Miller, Salt Lake Chamber president and CEO, and Scott Cuthbertson, EDCUtah president and CEO, with governance by the Chamber Board of Directors and EDCUtah Board of Trustees. Representatives from the EDCUtah Board of Trustees, including those from the public sector, will now be included on the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Directors.

“At EDCUtah, we couldn’t be happier to unite with the Salt Lake Chamber,” says Scott Cuthbertson, president and CEO of EDCUtah. “It’s an incredible opportunity to enhance the brand and mission of EDCUtah, as our organization will both add to and benefit from the Salt Lake Chamber’s large, statewide business base and community support.”

Moving forward, Cuthbertson will continue to oversee EDCUtah’s organization and staff as EDCUtah President. He will also be a Director on the Executive Team of the Salt Lake Chamber and will report to the Chamber President and CEO.

EDCUtah will maintain its name and brand and continue to perform as Utah’s premier statewide economic development organization. They remain Utah’s primary point of contact for site selectors and corporate decision-makers. EDCUtah will continue to offer quality business expansion and relocation services, best-in-class economic research and data, and partnerships with public and private sector organizations across Utah.

“We look forward to becoming stronger together, leveraging our combined statewide mission, resources, capabilities and expertise,” Miller said. “This unified and powerful approach to economic development will improve outcomes and increase Utah’s prosperity.”

Watch the video announcement below.