30 07, 2018

Environmental Advocates Warn They’ll Be ‘Watching Closely’ as Utah Inland Port Board Begins Business

By |2018-07-31T12:45:37+00:00July 30th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Katie McKellar in Deseret News on July 30, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — After a false start last month, the Utah Inland Port Authority board had its first meeting Monday, where board members were sworn in and the board's leadership was elected. The port authority members voted unanimously to appoint Derek Miller, Salt Lake [...]

23 07, 2018

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Officially Opens New Dental Select Headquarters

By |2018-07-27T14:21:28+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Citizen Tribune on July 23, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 23, 2018--Dental Select last week held the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of its new headquarters in Sandy, Utah. Leadership from Dental Select and Lane Beattie, former President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, took part in celebrations. This press [...]

23 07, 2018

Meet the Behind-The-Scenes ‘Supercop’ Who Runs Utah Government

By |2018-07-26T13:38:01+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Benjamin Wood in The Salt Lake Tribune on July 23, 2018 The three most important decisions in a politician’s life, says Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, are a spouse, a running mate and a chief of staff. In Herbert’s case, those three people are Utah’s first lady, Jeanette Herbert, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox [...]

13 07, 2018

Utah’s New Prison Could Cost Millions More Than Projections Thanks to Steel Tariffs

By |2018-07-20T08:32:06+00:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by RaeAnn Christensen in KUTV on July 13, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — (KUTV) — The already nearly $700 million planned state prison is likely to cost millions more because of the steel tariffs put in place by the Trump administration. A rough estimate right now: “Could be about a $15 million hit to [...]

12 07, 2018

In Our Opinion: Keep a Wary Eye as Utah’s Economy Hums

By |2018-07-20T10:04:07+00:00July 12th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Deseret News on July 12, 2018 A recent survey of Utah business leaders reveals a healthy level of confidence in the current economy, but less bullishness when it comes to the near future. Indeed, there are warning signs on the horizon that savvy executives are wise to watch with a wary eye. [...]

6 07, 2018

Utah Execs Upbeat About Economy, Unsure of Future, Report Says

By |2018-07-19T12:06:00+00:00July 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on July 6, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Local business leaders are bullish on the current Utah economy but wary of what lies ahead, a new survey shows. The Salt Lake Chamber’s "CEOutlook" for the second quarter of 2018 indicated 60 percent of executives believe the state [...]

6 07, 2018

Utah Executives Remain Optimistic on Future Economy

By |2018-07-19T10:56:32+00:00July 6th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on July 6, 2018 Salt Lake City–Today, the Salt Lake Chamber released the second-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s 2018 CEOutlook survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a new statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. As an authoritative business survey on economic sentiment in Utah, this quarterly [...]

27 06, 2018

Utah’s Small Business Successes Highlighted at Congressional Committee

By |2018-07-18T10:19:10+00:00June 27th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on June 27, 2018 Salt Lake City–Last week, Derek B. Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, joined Congressman John Curtis to highlight the success of small businesses in Utah at the U.S. House Small Business Committee’s “Communities That Think Small and Win Big” hearing. [...]

22 06, 2018

‘A Vibrant Community’: Salt Lake County Recognized for Welcoming Immigrants

By |2018-07-18T09:53:06+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Ashley Imlay in KSL on June 22, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — Standing in the lush dining room of Saffron Valley, an Indian eatery in Salt Lake City, restaurateur Lavanya Mahate remembers what it took for her to get there. She immigrated to the United States in 2001. Seventeen years later, she [...]

22 06, 2018

Utah Business Leaders Address Housing Shortage

By |2018-07-18T09:52:05+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Phil Hall in National Mortgage Professional Magazine on June 22, 2018 The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest business organization, has started a public awareness campaign to call attention to the state’s housing imbalances. According to a Salt Lake Tribune report, the organization is hosting a quarterly series of “big tent” meetings around Utah that [...]