SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 12, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Recovery Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has refreshed the Economic Dashboard for January to help business leaders know where Utah sits in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a full and complete [...]
Salt Lake Chamber Surveys Business Owners and Leaders To Facilitate Private Sector Vaccination Efforts
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (FEBRUARY 3, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Recovery Coalition, in partnership with Chamber’s Foundation - Utah Community Builders, has developed resources for employers seeking to understand the complexities of vaccine policy and business strategy. Part of this effort is a survey to gauge operational willingness and readiness of [...]
One month of driving less and smarter to help improve Utah’s Air SALT LAKE CITY, UT (February 1, 2021) - The Salt Lake Chamber, along with its partners UCAIR and TravelWise, kicked off the 12th Annual Clear the Air Challenge today. Issued by business, government and community leaders, the Challenge is a month-long competition designed [...]
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 28, 2021) – Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Derek Miller was appointed to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Task Force to Eradicate Human Trafficking. The appointment underscores Miller’s commitment to making a difference in the fight for freedom through the power of business. The month of January was designated [...]
Downtown is Suffering a “Pandemic Pause” But Utahns’ Interest in Visiting Downtown Remains High According to Survey
Statewide annual survey measures public attitudes and engagement in downtown SLC Salt Lake City (December 16, 2020) – While the COVID-19 pandemic has deterred Utahns from visiting downtown in 2020, an annual benchmark survey indicates Utahns’ interest remains high for downtown’s arts, entertainment and dining experiences. One in five respondents said they would consider living [...]
Salt Lake Chamber president and CEO Derek Miller sits down with Ben Anderson, general manager of Utah’s Amazon fulfillment center to discuss employment opportunities and what the company is doing to Stay Safe to Stay Open.
Ann Marie Wallace, State Director of the Women's Business Center of Utah, talks with Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, about the Women's Business Center of Utah, how their clients have been impacted by the pandemic, resources available to business owners, and more.
Ben Kolendar, Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development, talks with Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, about how the pandemic has impacted SLC's plans for economic development, how the city is managing day-to-day operations, why it's important the community stay safe to stay open, and more.
In a statewide emergency declaration, Governor Gary Herbert called upon Utahns to prevent the spread of the coronavirus by increasing preventative measures focused on social gatherings primarily among youth, after work and school, to limit the transmission of COVID-19. The emergency declaration: Places the entire state under a mask mandate in public when physical distancing [...]