8 04, 2020

Speaking on Business: #TestUtahChallenge

By |2020-04-10T10:04:49-07:00April 8th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. A challenge all states have is adequate testing capacity for the coronavirus. Here in Utah, through the spirit of collaboration, the government has engaged with private partners to develop mobile testing sites. To tell us more about it, here’s our Governor Gary Herbert. GOVERNOR GARY HERBERT Thank you, [...]

10 04, 2019

CEO Success Stories: Aaron Skonnard

By |2019-04-11T06:46:45-07:00April 10th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with Aaron Skonnard, CEO of Pluralsight, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, lessons learned and his unwavering dedication to help drive Utah to become a [...]

19 12, 2018

Building Utah: Solutions to Utah’s Looming Housing Crisis

By |2018-12-20T12:10:35-07:00December 19th, 2018|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

For the first time in 40 years, Utah has more families looking for housing than we have housing units. Supply is not keeping up with demand, so much so that we currently have a 54,000 unit shortage. In this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with Clint Betts, executive director of Silicon Slopes and [...]

15 10, 2018

CBRE Secures 47,000-Square-Foot Office Lease at Traverse Ridge Center III

By |2018-10-15T15:44:23-07:00October 15th, 2018|Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City—October 15, 2018—The Salt Lake City office of CBRE today announced that the first and second floors of Traverse Ridge Center III have been fully leased by Spaces in a 47,000-square-foot office lease. Spaces, a pioneer in creative and flexible workspaces owned by IWG, will commence occupancy upon completion of the new office building in [...]

11 09, 2017

Building Bridges with Utah’s Tech Sector

By |2017-09-11T10:03:30-07:00September 11th, 2017|Blog, Economic Development, Jobs and Growth, Policy|0 Comments

Earlier this year at the Chamber’s executive board retreat a goal to better engage Utah’s tech sector in community and business issues was set. In response, the Chamber has taken key steps to build on our existing relationships, expand our membership and identify strategic opportunities. Strategic Alignment: The Chamber’s executive board named Vance Checketts, VP [...]

1 09, 2017

UBR: August 28 – September 1

By |2017-09-25T10:15:34-07:00September 1st, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

August 28, 2017 Last week, the Salt Lake Chamber and Silicon Slopes announced a new partnership on the steps of the State Capitol. Utah’s technology sector is an incubator that keeps our economy ahead of our peers, bringing investment and jobs. The talent, both being developed here and brought into our state, is bolstering up [...]

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 [...]

22 08, 2017

Salt Lake Chamber and Silicon Slopes Announce New Partnership

By |2017-08-22T18:21:50-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah’s largest and longest-serving business association is deepening its relationship with the state’s fastest growing industry in a partnership that’s designed to enhance the voice of business in Utah. Today, the Salt Lake Chamber and Silicon Slopes made the partnership official by signing the agreement on the steps of the State Capitol. The Salt Lake [...]

24 04, 2017

4 accomplishments that put Utah on the map

By |2017-07-14T10:38:27-07:00April 24th, 2017|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published April 24, 2017 on KSL.com. The Beehive State stands as an example for the nation when it comes to a premier business climate, innovative policies and economic growth. Utah's success is no accident. In fact, the state’s culture of collaboration has been vital in addressing the challenges of an increasingly competitive global economy. Utah is [...]

8 01, 2016

UBR: Jan 4-8

By |2016-01-19T15:42:39-07:00January 8th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

January 4, 2016 Before looking ahead to 2016, we should look back on the past year. In 2015 the business community got a lot done for the country when working with Congress. The passage of the Trade Promotion Authority paves the way for the United States to move forward with new major deals like the Trans-Pacific [...]