2 07, 2018

President’s Message: A Vision for the Future

By |2019-01-03T19:17:21-07:00July 2nd, 2018|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

I want to use this month’s President’s Message to share my vision for the Salt Lake Chamber and my vision for the state, capital city and business community. As you know, the Chamber is capital city in name and statewide in mission. That mission is to be the voice of business, and this voice is [...]

1 06, 2018

President’s Message: Discovering the secrets behind Utah’s economic success

By |2019-01-03T19:17:44-07:00June 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

As I settle into my new role as the Salt Lake Chamber president and CEO, I have come to realize what an amazing opportunity I have been given to unpack and discover the secrets behind Utah’s economic success—the real stories of the men and women who make up Utah’s diverse and thriving business community. Over [...]

1 05, 2018

President’s Message: Leading the Chamber into the Future

By |2018-05-01T13:43:18-07:00May 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The corner office has been cleared out, the keys handed over and today there is a new person at the helm of this 131-year-old organization. Today, Derek Miller takes over as president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. Many of you know Derek very well. He has not only been a [...]

3 04, 2018

President’s Message: A Time to Say Goodbye

By |2018-04-03T08:44:33-07:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|3 Comments

In times of change, such as in farewells, it can be hard to find the right words to express the emotions one feels about the past, with its hundreds of memories, and the future, with all of its unknowns and new beginnings. I can tell you, I’m flooded with emotions—yes, with the sadness that comes [...]

1 03, 2018

President’s Message: Celebrating Women’s History Month

By |2019-03-29T10:51:14-07:00March 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This month, the Salt Lake Chamber celebrates Women’s History Month. This national celebration is a time to remember the historical achievement of women and to work to promote female leaders of the future. Utah has a long history of powerful female leaders, some of whom we’ve had to say goodbye to in recent years. These [...]

1 02, 2018

President’s Message: The Voice of Business speaks loudly this Legislative Session

By |2018-02-01T11:20:46-07:00February 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

It is by no accident that Utah is one of the best-governed states in the country. While our elected officials are top notch, the success of our state rests not on just their shoulders alone. It is thanks, in part, to all of the citizens and organizations that get involved in the legislative process. Getting [...]

1 01, 2018

President’s Message: New Year’s Resolutions for your Business

By |2018-01-02T11:28:17-07:00January 1st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Statements|0 Comments

It’s time to leave 2017 behind and set your sights to new heights for 2018. The new year affords all of us the opportunity to focus on what we can do to better ourselves, our company and our communities. When you think of New Year’s resolutions, it’s easy to think about goals like losing weight, [...]

2 10, 2017

President’s Message: We All Have a Part to Play in Securing Our Economy

By |2017-10-02T08:48:48-07:00October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Oftentimes when speaking with our business community I find the topic of cybersecurity commonly shrouded in myth and misapprehension. I hear, “Cybersecurity is only for IT staff to worry about,” “I’m not a target,” “I can’t afford it,” or “I’m not sure what to do.” In an effort to extinguish these cybersecurity falsehoods, reinforce awareness [...]

1 09, 2017

President’s Message: Guiding the Transformation of Utah’s Future Economy

By |2017-09-01T09:34:46-07:00September 1st, 2017|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

It’s hard to believe that another summer is soon coming to a close. The kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter, and before long the leaves will start to change reminding us all that a new season is upon us. If you pay attention to the natural environment, which cycles through phases [...]