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, [...]

17 10, 2018

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

By |2018-10-17T08:53:38-07:00October 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 [...]

28 09, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Trip – Day 4: Exploring hot topics with industry experts

By |2018-10-24T14:03:21-07:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Inland Port Economic Engine https://twitter.com/saltlakechamber/status/1045649905098911744 Cathie Vick, the chief public affairs officer for the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) joined us to discuss inland ports as economic drivers to the community. She oversees The Port of Virginia's government relations, community outreach, economic development, engineering, environmental services, and maritime incident response. Vick believes in delivering results for the [...]

14 06, 2017

Fast Forward: Major trends with the potential to reshape Utah

By |2017-07-14T09:34:59-07:00June 14th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in Utah Business on June 14, 2017. Alvin Toffler was a futurist who wrote extensively about the digital revolution. He popularized the term “information overload” and wrote the landmark book Future Shock, which has sold millions of copies and remains in print today. He died last year, but left a legacy [...]

1 06, 2017

Natalie Gochnour: How to find happiness this summer

By |2017-07-14T10:03:42-07:00June 1st, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in the Deseret News on June 1, 2017. Summer begins this month, and I find it a good time to recharge my spirit and think about how to approach life. A summer reset helps me refocus my energies, recalibrate my expectations and recommit to a happy life. My mother gave [...]

20 04, 2017

Natalie Gochnour: Tear down walls to make a better Utah

By |2017-07-14T10:55:10-07:00April 20th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in the Deseret News on April 20, 2017. Editor’s note: This week Natalie Gochnour delivered the keynote address at the League of Women Voters’ State of the Community Luncheon. What follows is a brief synopsis of her remarks. Jack Gallivan, the former publisher of the Salt Lake Tribune, once challenged community [...]

2 07, 2016

Brexit: What to Expect as a Business Leader in Utah

By |2017-03-07T15:06:39-07:00July 2nd, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

In this episode of Building Utah, we discuss how Brexit will effect Utah and what business leaders should watch for in the future. Guests: Natalie Gochnour, director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and chief economist for the Salt Lake Chamber, Darrin Mellot, director of research and analysis at CBRE and Derek Miller, [...]

20 11, 2015

UBR Recap: Nov 16-20

By |2017-03-07T15:06:48-07:00November 20th, 2015|UBR|0 Comments

November 16, 2015 The Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center will host the 39th Annual American Express Women & Business Conference and Wells Fargo ATHENA Awards Luncheon, tomorrow, November 17th, at the Little America Hotel & Tower from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. It will be a full day of informative breakout sessions and inspirational [...]

10 06, 2015

Better data, Comprehensive Strategy and Business Leadership Needed for Utah’s Water Future

By |2017-03-07T15:06:52-07:00June 10th, 2015|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment, Policy|0 Comments

As the second driest state in the nation – facing a population boom – water is everything to Utah. With it, we have settled valleys, grown crops, raised families, recreated and supported a vibrant and growing economy. Without it, our economy and quality of life is at great risk. Many of us take for granted [...]

2 06, 2015

Utah Economist Weighs in on Minimum Wage Debate

By |2015-10-21T15:30:21-07:00June 2nd, 2015|Blog, Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Article by Spencer Ricks originally published by KSL.com on Friday, May 29, 2015. "But raising the minimum wage in Utah will not be without consequences, said Natalie Gochnour, chief economist for the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce. Gochnour said an increase in Utah’s minimum wage is unlikely to happen before the federal minimum wage is [...]