Utah enjoys the best economy in the nation, thanks to the hard work and entrepreneurial spirit of individuals and families like you. As our state experiences rapid growth, retaining this recognition and strengthening economic opportunity for all will take focus, collaboration, and planning. The State of Utah is working on a Coordinated Action Plan to implement Utah’s [...]
Despite rising inflation and recent stock market instability, the great resignation is showing few signs of slowing down. In fact, data from June 2022 shows a 4% increase in the percentage of people who voluntarily left their job compared with one year ago. Some areas of the country are better than others for those seeking [...]
I recently attended a meeting with a group of good people, many of whom I had not seen in person for a long time. In fact, it was the first time this particular group had gathered around a table in nearly two years. As each person joined the group, they were inevitably greeted with warmth [...]
Salt Lake City, UT–June 1, 2022–The Utah Chapter of CCIM honored more than 40 finalists in 15 award categories at its 2022 Excellence Awards event. Held at the Grand America Hotel on Saturday, May 14th, the annual awards program honored professionals within Utah’s commercial real estate industry who exemplify the highest degree of business excellence, as well [...]
For every one death on a construction site, there are six suicides among construction workers. This staggering statistic, plus a growing body of evidence, has prompted the construction industry, and all businesses, to do something about workforce mental health. Learn more from employees and leaders in one of Utah's most prominent construction businesses.
Utah Business Community Honors Pro-Business Legislators The Salt Lake Chamber presented the Business Champion awards today to legislators who stood for the interests of continued prosperity and quality of life for Utah employers and employees during the 2022 General Legislative Session. 80 lawmakers received the Business Champion Award. This award is given to those legislators [...]
Final top WIN100 entrepreneurs were community-nominated and peer-selected The Wasatch Innovation Network (WIN), a partnership between the Salt Lake Chamber and TechBuzz News, has completed its inaugural round of the WIN100, a community-nominated and peer-selected process of the top 100 venture entrepreneurs in Utah. Sponsored by the top venture firms in the region, WIN100 is [...]
Announcing the 2022 Governor’s Awards At the May 10 summit, Gov. Cox will recognize individuals and companies that have made long-time significant contributions to Utah’s economic development, local communities, and industries. Recipients of the governor’s summit awards live and work full-time in Utah and have supported the local economy for five years or more. Utah [...]
Businesses are scrambling to find talent, just as parents are seeking a new normal for work/family balance. On this episode, we discuss how new approaches to family friendly workplaces can address both of these concerns at the same time.
On February 11, 2022, the Salt Lake Chamber hosted the webinar, Commercial Real Estate Market Review & the Future of the Business Office, with CBRE's Lloyd Allen, Managing Director and Principal Broker, and Nadia Letey, Senior Vice President and Office Specialist. They provided a review of the current commercial real estate market [...]