15 11, 2019

Top Tips to Get Ready for Small Business Saturday®, Proudly Backed by American Express

By |2019-11-15T12:52:40-07:00November 15th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As an organization that serves local business owners and customers, the Salt Lake Chamber is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday® this November 30. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. Today, it’s a holiday shopping tradition and part [...]

18 10, 2019

Women’s Business Center of Utah Launches Kiva Salt Lake City

By |2019-10-18T09:43:04-07:00October 18th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

New Partnership with kiva.org will provide access to capital through crowdfunding loans SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (OCTOBER 18, 2019) – The Women’s Business Center of Utah (WBCUtah) today announced a partnership with kiva.org and will serve as host for “Kiva Salt Lake City,” the first Kiva Hub in Utah. Kiva U.S. is a nonprofit organization [...]

10 05, 2019

Why Small Businesses Should Be Using Video

By |2019-05-10T13:37:14-07:00May 10th, 2019|Member News, National Small Business Week|0 Comments

Video is one most important tools in a marketing toolbox. Gone are the days where billboards and TV commercials get you the best bang for your buck — welcome to our new digital age. One of our clients put it best, "if a picture is worth a thousand words, video is geometrically more powerful of [...]

9 05, 2019

Opening Doors & Shattering Ceilings: Get to Know The Wave

By |2019-05-09T16:05:47-07:00May 9th, 2019|Blog, Member News, National Small Business Week, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Every year, the Salt Lake Chamber celebrates National Small Business Week by highlighting small businesses and entrepreneurs who are making a difference in Utah’s business and local community. In this Building Utah podcast we hear from Joanna Smith, founder of The Wave. The Wave is Utah's first co-working space and social club for women and [...]

8 05, 2019

The In’s and Out’s of Small Business Valuation

By |2019-05-08T11:07:02-07:00May 8th, 2019|Blog, Member News, National Small Business Week, Policy|0 Comments

A Quick Summary of the Why and How of Valuing Your Business Understanding the value of your business is crucial. This is true whether you are looking to raise funds to expand, admit new partners, incentivize key employees, or retire and capitalize on your hard work and effort. While not as easy to measure as [...]

21 11, 2018

Shop Local This Small Business Saturday: November 24

By |2018-11-21T09:19:08-07:00November 21st, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

It’s time to start thinking about your holiday shopping. Just like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday has become a holiday ritual embraced by shoppers in local communities all over the United States. According to American Express, small business owners generated an estimated $12.9 billion dollars on Small Business Saturday in 2017. This year’s Small Business [...]

23 09, 2018

Utah Receives $300,000 STEP Grant to Increase Small Business Exports

By |2018-09-24T12:00:20-07:00September 23rd, 2018|Blog, Member News|1 Comment

Originally published by Utah Policy on September 23, 2018 World Trade Center Utah has been awarded $300,000 through the State Trade Expansion Program which is funded in part through a Grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide grants to local small businesses. The purpose of the STEP Grant is to increase the number [...]

29 08, 2018

Derek Miller: Utah Epitomizes the Big Power of Small Business

By |2018-09-14T15:01:47-07:00August 29th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Derek B. Miller in Deseret News on August 29, 2018 Utah’s economy is one of the best in the nation. The state ranks number one in the United States for job growth and enjoys consistently low unemployment. Small business is at the heart of this success with over 277,000 small businesses making [...]

27 06, 2018

Utah’s Small Business Successes Highlighted at Congressional Committee

By |2018-07-18T10:19:10-07:00June 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. [...]