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1 06, 2022

President’s Message: The City as Cultural Experience Capital

By |2022-06-02T09:43:19-07:00June 1st, 2022|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

As warmer weather brings more people out of homes and into our vibrant Capital City, I am reminded that the soul of any community is rooted in its culture — the steady hum of entertainment, restaurants and events that bring a place to life. We are fortunate to have all of those things and more [...]

14 01, 2022

2022 Legislative Priorities: Downtown Alliance

By |2022-02-01T15:23:11-07:00January 14th, 2022|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Downtown Alliance is the Salt Lake Chamber’s downtown partner dedicated to building a dynamic urban center that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment. The Alliance is funded, in part, by a special tax assessment on downtown’s commercial properties located between North Temple, 400 South, 600 West and 300 East. Downtown [...]

28 05, 2021

Speaking on Business: Open Streets SLC

By |2021-06-03T19:00:44-07:00May 28th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Open Streets SLC

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Open Streets SLC This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Once again, Salt Lake City will host Open Streets to help support businesses, strengthen our economy, and welcome people back to the heart of our community. Dee Brewer, head of the Downtown Alliance, is here to tell [...]

18 05, 2021

Downtown SLC Open Streets to Animate Main Street Corridor With Outdoor Dining and Performances This Summer

By |2021-05-19T20:17:47-07:00May 18th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Main Street Will be Closed to Cars and Open to Pedestrians Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday From Noon to Midnight Beginning May 27 Salt Lake City (May 18, 2021) — Downtown SLC’s Main Street will be closed to automobiles and transformed into a pedestrian promenade each weekend this summer. Restaurants, bars and retailers from 400 [...]

26 01, 2021

Downtown SLC Achievement Award Winners Announced

By |2021-02-01T19:45:21-07:00January 26th, 2021|Blog, Member News, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

4th Street Clinic, Caputo’s Market, Plan-B Theatre, Exchange development honored Salt Lake City (January 26, 2021) – Extraordinary contributions to downtown Salt Lake City’s vitality, safety and livability were recognized at the State of Downtown event on January 19. Acknowledging the challenges that many faced in 2020, these award winners rose to the top in [...]

16 12, 2020

Downtown is Suffering a “Pandemic Pause” But Utahns’ Interest in Visiting Downtown Remains High According to Survey

By |2020-12-17T09:31:35-07:00December 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

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 [...]

7 12, 2020

Speaking on Business: Downtown Dollars

By |2020-12-18T13:44:56-07:00December 7th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Downtown Dollars

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Downtown Dollars This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. The Downtown Alliance is a 501c6 nonprofit organization dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment in Salt Lake City. Downtown Dollars is their new program aimed at [...]

1 12, 2020

Speaking on Business: Downtown Alliance

By |2020-12-18T08:14:17-07:00December 1st, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Downtown Alliance

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Downtown Alliance This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. The Downtown Alliance is a 501c6 nonprofit organization dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment in Salt Lake City. Downtown Dollars is their new program aimed at [...]

2 12, 2019

President’s Message: Homeless Shelters Transition: We Must Provide Refuge and Assistance to Those in Need

By |2019-12-02T11:05:56-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

As Shelter the Homeless is following through on plans to build and staff new resource centers and has closed the Road Home shelter on Rio Grande Avenue, some are expressing concern that people in need will literally be left out in the cold. These concerns are borne out of empathy and compassion — great qualities [...]

24 08, 2018

UBR: August 20-24

By |2018-08-14T11:07:20-07:00August 24th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

August 20, 2018 This is Derek Miller of the Salt Lake Chamber with your Utah Business Report. The Downtown Alliance recently named Dee Brewer as the new executive director of the organization. Brewer replaces Jason Mathis who served as the executive director of the Alliance and executive vice president of the Salt Lake Chamber since [...]

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