1 12, 2018

Guest Opinion: The Business Solution for Gender Pay Equality

By |2018-12-03T15:23:22+00:00December 1st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek Miller and Pat Jones in Deseret News on December 1, 2018 Utah is a state of economic prosperity. We lead the nation in business opportunity, economic growth, employment rates and fiscal responsibility. While we are rightly proud of these accomplishments, Utah has one distinction for which we are not proud — [...]

30 11, 2018

Business Groups Declare War on Utah’s Worst-in-the-Nation Wage Gap for Women

By |2018-12-03T16:07:59+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on November 30, 2018 Utah women earn an average of 70 cents on the dollar compared to men — the biggest wage gap among the states. So the Salt Lake Chamber and the Women’s Leadership Institute released a battle plan Friday aiming to narrow it. “The wage [...]

30 11, 2018

How Utah Can Close the Gender Wage Gap

By |2018-12-03T16:02:30+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on November 30, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lags behind every other state in the country when it comes to offering men and women equal pay for equal work, and leaders from the state's business community are urging local employers to level the playing field sooner [...]

27 11, 2018

Utah Inland Port Authority Advances Search for Executive Director, Interim Administrator and Legal Counsel

By |2018-11-28T16:06:45+00:00November 27th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on November 27, 2018 The Utah Inland Port Authority Board advanced its search for an interim administrator as well as received an update on the national search for a full-time executive director. Last month, the Utah Inland Port Authority Board publically announced it was seeking applicants for an interim administrator [...]

17 10, 2018

Utah executives have strong, but declining sentiment on state’s economic future

By |2018-10-17T08:53:38+00:00October 17th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber releases 2018 Q3 CEOutlook Report SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (October 17, 2018) – Today, the Salt Lake Chamber released the third-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s 2018 CEOutlook survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. As an authoritative business survey on economic sentiment [...]

12 10, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber hosts International Trip to Peru

By |2018-10-12T12:23:53+00:00October 12th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Business Leaders visit Embassy in Lima, Peru SALT LAKE CITY (October 11, 2018) – A delegation of nearly 30 Salt Lake Chamber members and business leaders traveled to Peru to visit the South American country known for its stunning natural beauty and ancient civilization. Today, the group visited the U.S. Embassy in the capital [...]

11 10, 2018

Utah Global Forum Announces Keynote Speaker Ben Stein

By |2018-10-11T10:46:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake City – Ben Stein, known for his economic lessons on and off-screen, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Utah Global Forum hosted by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. The event, which is a joint effort between World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah), the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Salt [...]

10 10, 2018

Courtney Brown, CEO and Founder of Cents of Style, announced as Keynote Speaker for 2018 Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon

By |2018-10-10T15:21:14+00:00October 10th, 2018|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 10, 2018) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, announced Courtney Brown, CEO and founder of Cents of Style, as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon taking place on November 16, 2018 at the Grand America [...]

12 09, 2018

CEO Success Stories: President Deneece Huftalin

By |2018-10-26T11:57:02+00:00September 12th, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Education, Workforce and Health Care, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber has created a new podcast called "CEO Success Stories." In every episode Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top CEO from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. If you have ideas or [...]

4 09, 2018

Salt Lake Chamber to Champion Gender Pay Equity, Housing Affordability

By |2018-09-12T14:23:13+00:00September 4th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on September 4, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — With Utah's employment economy among the strongest in the nation, ensuring that all Utahns are treated fairly when it comes to wages is a top priority for the state's largest business association. "Like work should get like pay regardless [...]