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 [...]

20 02, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber, U.S. Chamber Pledge Commitment to Advancing Commercial Ties between Utah and Israel

By |2019-02-20T10:05:08-07:00February 20th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

New Partnership Promotes Water Management and Innovation SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 20, 2019) - The Salt Lake Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to join forces on a program promoting stronger commercial ties between Utah and Israel, particularly in the water sector where there are opportunities, challenges [...]

29 01, 2019

Utah Executives Report Cautious Optimism about Future Economy

By |2019-01-29T16:35:22-07:00January 29th, 2019|Blog, Business Climate, Taxes and Regulation, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber releases 2018-Q4 CEOutlook Report SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (January 29, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber released the fourth-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook 2018 Q4 survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. Modeled after other national business sentiment surveys, [...]

25 01, 2019

2019 Clear the Air Challenge Kickoff

By |2019-01-25T11:47:10-07:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

One month of driving less and smarter to help improve Utah’s Air SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 25, 2019) - Today the Salt Lake Chamber, along with its clean air partners UCAIR and TravelWise, kicked off the 10th Annual Clear the Air Challenge. The Challenge, issued by business, government and community leaders, is a month-long [...]

21 01, 2019

Give back this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By |2019-01-21T11:07:23-07:00January 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

“Today, we join the rest of the nation in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. whose courage, leadership and global vision of justice helped advance our country’s public consciousness towards equality. Ninety years after his birth and a little more than 50 years since his death, there is still work [...]

18 01, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Announces 2019 Legislative Priorities at the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2019-01-23T11:28:17-07:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 18, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, held the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, to preview the business community’s priorities for the upcoming 2019 General Legislative Session. The Utah Economic Outlook [...]