9 07, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Statement Regarding Office Invasion by Inland Port Protestors 

By |2019-07-09T17:16:02-07:00July 9th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 9, 2019) — Today Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the inland port protest at the Chamber offices: “While a full assessment of the damage is not yet complete, I want to say that fortunately our staff is safe. No one [...]

1 07, 2019

President’s Message: The State of Utah Business

By |2019-07-01T07:09:04-07:00July 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

A few months ago I had the opportunity to meet with chamber leaders from across the country. Our conversations focused around the following themes: growing opposition to business, economic growth and free enterprise. Our state stands in stark contrast to what is happening in many places around the country. Increasingly business is viewed as a [...]

25 06, 2019

Linda Wardell to take over as Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

By |2019-06-25T13:44:38-07:00June 25th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (June 25, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has named Linda Wardell, General Manager of City Creek Center, as the new chair of its Board of Governors. Wardell has served as the Board’s vice chair alongside current chair, Steve Starks, president of Larry H. Miller [...]

13 05, 2019

Global International Business Week: A Conversation with Miles Hansen, WTC Utah

By |2019-05-20T06:50:37-07:00May 13th, 2019|Policy|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/QfLS7BSoa04   This Global Business Week we sat down with Miles Hansen, president and CEO of World Trade Center Utah to discuss the importance of international trade to the growth of our economy and the resources available to those looking to enter the global arena, as well as celebrate some local businesses that are [...]

10 05, 2019

Connecting Veteran-Owned Businesses to the Resources They Need

By |2019-05-10T12:13:40-07:00May 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber Hosts Annual Utah Veteran-Owned Business Conference SALT LAKE CITY, UT (May 10, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber hosted its annual Utah Veteran Owned Business Conference, alongside presenting sponsors the Veterans Business Resource Center, Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs and Zions Bank. The Conference helps to connect veteran entrepreneurs and [...]

1 04, 2019

President’s Message: We Must Not Forget the Principles of The Utah Compact

By |2019-04-01T20:08:04-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

In November 2010, the debate over immigration policy was at the forefront of the national conversation. Arizona had passed a bill that was soon to be considered in the Utah Legislature. Unfortunately, the debate quickly turned vitriolic. Concerned with the ramifications of adopting a controversial policy and the impact that course of action would have [...]

21 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: A Conversation with Astrid Tuminez

By |2019-03-21T11:15:25-07:00March 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Women's History Month|1 Comment

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this video we sit down with Utah Valley University President Astrid Tuminez. Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez was appointed the seventh president of [...]

14 03, 2019

Derek Miller named to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100

By |2019-03-14T12:43:44-07:00March 14th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

One of the most prestigious appointments in the chamber of commerce executive profession WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2019) —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed 12 new executives to its Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100) including Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. "It's an honor to have been invited to [...]

7 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: A Conversation with Mayor Jenny Wilson

By |2019-03-07T09:51:08-07:00March 7th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this video we sit down with Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson. A little bit about Women's History Month: The national celebration [...]

28 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber issues statement on HB 441

By |2019-03-06T18:53:51-07:00February 28th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (February 28, 2019) –  Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, issued the following statement on HB 441, Tax Equalization and Reduction Act: “As Utah’s ‘Voice of Business,’ the Salt Lake Chamber supports the Utah Legislature taking bold action to implement an updated, balanced approach [...]