Utah’s business and community leaders gathered for the Salt Lake Chamber’s 135th Annual Meeting. The Chamber released its 2021-2022 Annual Report which outlines collective successes and provides a vision for a prosperous future.

“Throughout our 135-year history, we have been coming together to find common ground,” said Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. “The Chamber, and the thousands of organizations we represent, are dedicated to the work of advancing business interests because we know the importance of keeping Utahns employed, families supported, our economy thriving, and our community prosperous. Over the past year, obstacles have brought out the best in our business community and produced several meaningful accomplishments and we are excited to recognize and honor them today.”

In addition, the Chamber honored volunteers and community leaders who have shown exemplary support over the past year by committing their time and abilities to advance the Chamber’s mission and bolster the business community.

Honorees for the event included the following organizations and individuals:

President’s Award for Excellence: The Larry H. Miller Company

Legacy Award (honors a long-standing business): Clyde Companies

Fortitude Award (honors a corporate business): Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah

Beehive Award (honors a business dedicated to bolstering our community): Mountain America Credit Union

Opportunity Award (honors a small business): Penna Powers

Icon Award (honors a woman-owned business): Minky Couture

Trailblazer Awards (honors a “rising star” in our community):

Michael Squires, Director of Government Affairs, UAMPS (Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems)

Tamara Stevenson, Ed.D., Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, Westminster College

The Salt Lake Chamber Annual Meeting was held at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown at City Creek. This year’s premier sponsors were Dominion Energy, Intermountain Healthcare and Wells Fargo. Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, Mountain America Credit Union, Rio Tinto Kennecott, Rocky Mountain Power, Target River and WCF Insurance were event sponsors.

Learn more on the Salt Lake Chamber website.