20 07, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2021-2022 Board Leadership with Gary B. Porter as Chair

By |2021-07-20T13:31:55-07:00July 20th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT (July 20, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber has named Gary B. Porter, senior vice president of Deseret Management Corporation, the new chair of its Board of Governors. Porter most recently served as the Chamber’s vice chair with outgoing Board Chair Craig Wagstaff, senior vice president and general manager–western distribution gas [...]

16 07, 2021

Economic Dashboard Shifting to Focus on Prosperity Challenges as Pandemic Recession Sinks Into Rearview Mirror for Utah

By |2021-07-16T08:28:41-07:00July 16th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Recovery Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has updated the Economic Dashboard for July to help business leaders know where Utah sits in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a complete economic recovery from the pandemic recession and provides context for [...]

15 07, 2021

Large Jump in Executive Confidence Correlates with Mass Vaccination Rollout Effort

By |2021-07-15T07:20:55-07:00July 15th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber CEOutlook 2021-Q1 Highlights Cresting Confidence Across Industries and Individual Firm Expectations  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (July 15, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook released today shows the economy flashing green with the index increasing significantly from 58.9 in 2020-Q4 to 75.3 for 2021-Q1. This is the second-highest jump in confidence that executives [...]

13 07, 2021

Wasatch Innovation Network Brings Together Public and Private Sectors in Statewide Initiative to Promote Utah Innovation and Business

By |2021-07-13T11:08:55-07:00July 13th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

From aerospace, agriculture and artificial intelligence to biosciences, engineering, and transportation, the new Wasatch Innovation Network will support Utah businesses — start-ups to unicorns — with network development, funding channels, policy development, government relations, and support for research, development and commercialization.   SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 13, 2021) – Public and private sector organizations across [...]

6 07, 2021

Business Community Translates Employer Toolkit on Suicide Prevention in the Workforce Into Spanish

By |2021-07-07T10:54:36-07:00July 6th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders translates toolkit to reach more diverse communities SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (JULY 6, 2021) – Utah Community Builders, the social impact nonprofit of the Salt Lake Chamber, in partnership with inWhatLanguage, a leading localization and translation technology provider, has released the Suicide Prevention in the Workforce Employer Toolkit in Spanish. The toolkit [...]

1 07, 2021

President’s Message: The Legacy and Promise of Liberty

By |2021-07-06T07:53:47-07:00July 1st, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

July is special in Utah. Not only do we celebrate the founding and freedoms of our nation but also the pioneering spirit of our state that created a legacy which has made it first among equals in America. As we remember our founding and consider the blessings that have come to the world because of [...]

28 06, 2021

Governor Spencer J. Cox and Salt Lake Chamber Ask Businesses To Show Commitment to Water Conservation in Utah

By |2021-06-28T16:34:48-07:00June 28th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Launch Water Champion H2Oath — Utah’s Water-Wise Pledge for Businesses SALT LAKE CITY, UT (June 28, 2021) — Governor Spencer J. Cox, the Salt Lake Chamber, along with government, business and community leaders, announced the launch of the “Water Champion H2Oath,” a pledge for businesses to publicly commit to water conservation and water-wise practices. “Utah [...]

28 06, 2021

Senator Romney Presents: A Federal Update on Infrastructure Spending

By |2021-06-29T08:41:19-07:00June 28th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Senator Romney along with a group of bipartisan Senators reached a compromise agreement on infrastructure investment totalling 1.2 Trillion. The majority of the funding would be spent over the next five years and focus on core physical infrastructure without increasing income taxes. This agreement will be presented to each caucus for buy-in, but represents a [...]

21 06, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber, Utah Department of Health and Ivory Homes Call on Utahns to “Bring It Home” with a New Flash Campaign

By |2021-06-21T11:56:51-07:00June 21st, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Rollout in Magna included a “pop up” clinic to make COVID-19 vaccines available SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (June 21, 2021) – Utahns 18 and older were encouraged to get vaccinated with the kick-off of a “flash campaign” this morning in Magna City.  The goal of the statewide initiative is to achieve a 70% vaccination rate [...]

17 06, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber to Recognize Utah’s Essential Workers with Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award

By |2021-06-17T07:52:20-07:00June 17th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber announced today that Utah’s heroic essential workers will be honored with the 3rd annual Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award. The award traditionally recognizes an inspirational individual who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to address critical community needs. Given the unique challenges of the past year, Utah’s [...]

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