7 09, 2023

President’s Message: The State of Downtown

By |2023-09-07T11:30:50-07:00September 7th, 2023|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

Our capital city is not only the namesake of the Salt Lake Chamber, but also the gateway to Utah as the cultural, commercial, entertainment and economic capital of the Mountain West. To say that Salt Lake City punches above its weight would be an understatement. In numerous categories, including GDP growth, economic outlook, health [...]

2 08, 2023

President’s Message: Commitment and Engagement Creates Shared Success

By |2023-08-02T12:51:57-07:00August 2nd, 2023|Blog, News & Press, President's Message|0 Comments

In our fast-paced and dynamic business landscape, leaders must recognize the profound impact they can have not only within their organization but also in the broader community. The success and prosperity of a business are inherently tied to the commitment and engagement of its leaders. A dedicated leader who actively participates in community initiatives [...]

3 05, 2023

President’s Message: Developing Our Workforce Ensures Our Future

By |2023-05-03T15:05:09-07:00May 3rd, 2023|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Nothing is guaranteed. Life is a balance of risk/reward or sometimes a sense of luck vs. lack. However, when we contribute our full effort and hone our skills, we are creating our own good luck. Application of this principle works in our personal lives, in business, and when the state supports individuals to create [...]

3 04, 2023

President’s Message: Go Far by Going Together

By |2023-06-28T10:40:49-07:00April 3rd, 2023|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

During the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, uncertainty abounded. Families, individuals and businesses were entering uncharted waters and everyone was searching for reliable information. Looking back, what sticks out in my mind is how Utah business, community and government leaders ultimately came together to design a plan to move forward. As one of [...]

8 12, 2022

President’s Message: Stand Tall by Standing Together

By |2023-06-28T14:42:30-07:00December 8th, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

As the year comes to a close and we begin to look inward, one thing becomes clear – Utah’s business community stood tall by standing together and through some of the most difficult challenges in generations. We figured out how to safely remain open during the pandemic, face supply chain breakdowns and rampant inflation, [...]

2 11, 2022

President’s Message: Civility Needed – Apply Inside

By |2023-06-28T14:34:57-07:00November 2nd, 2022|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Two years ago, the nation experienced a profound call to examine our hearts and minds to root out any racism lingering in our society. At the Chamber, we formed a Diversity Council and the team undertook a 21-day challenge to better understand the plight facing many of our fellow citizens. While I cannot quantify the [...]

1 10, 2022

President’s Message: Our Water Challenge Requires All-Hands

By |2023-06-28T14:49:42-07:00October 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

A recent piece in the New York Times sheds light on one of the most significant ecological events happening in the country, the drying up of the Great Salt Lake. The New York Times got it right in warning us how important the body of water is to our health and the economy. The good [...]

1 09, 2022

President’s Message: The Power of Relationships

By |2023-06-28T14:36:18-07:00September 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

An unwritten rule of business is that relationships often determine the level of success for organizations and individuals. You may have heard the saying, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with,” and we all recognize that work takes up a significant amount of our time. Therefore, we must [...]

1 08, 2022

President’s Message: Salt Lake’s “Field of Dreams”

By |2023-06-28T14:56:42-07:00August 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

“If you build it, they will come” – The iconic line from the famous baseball film Field of Dreams captured the imagination of a generation. As a community of innovators, creators and entrepreneurs, this rings true. Over the past several decades, our state and capital city have seen significant development, and with it, an influx [...]

1 06, 2022

President’s Message: The City as Cultural Experience Capital

By |2023-06-28T14:58:37-07:00June 1st, 2022|Blog, 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 [...]

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