1 05, 2019

President’s Message: Addressing Utah’s Tax Structure Together

By |2019-05-01T10:55:16-07:00May 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Utah’s tax system is the foundation of our state’s economic and business prosperity, and unfortunately also faces major structural problems. Over the summer, a government tax force will seek public input on how the state’s tax structure should be modified. The role business owners play in this process is critical. We recognize not all Chamber [...]

14 10, 2018

High School Musical Series Approved to Film in Utah

By |2018-10-18T09:38:08-07:00October 14th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 14, 2018 The Utah Film Commission announced the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board approval of the latest project from Disney Channel to receive a state film incentive to shoot in Utah. Described as a fresh take on Disney Channel’s iconic franchise, also filmed in Utah, High School Musical: [...]

11 10, 2018

HealthEquity to Expand Headquarters in Utah

By |2018-10-16T09:41:58-07:00October 11th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 11, 2018 The Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced HealthEquity, Inc. the nation’s largest independent health savings account custodian, will expand their operations in Draper, UT adding up to 500 jobs, $10 million in new state revenue and an estimated $27 million in capital investment. “HealthEquity is a [...]

8 10, 2018

EDCUtah Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC

By |2018-10-12T11:13:05-07:00October 8th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by EDCUtah in Utah Policy on October 8, 2018 The Economic Development Corporation of Utah received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Industry Profiles, in the category of General Purpose Print Brochure from the International Economic Development Council. The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 2, during the IEDC [...]

7 10, 2018

Compete to be Awarded up to $10,000, and Take Your Business International!

By |2018-10-10T15:24:24-07:00October 7th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by World Trade Center Utah in Utah Policy on October 7, 2018 The Pitch Competition is an opportunity for small to medium-sized Utah businesses to compete for grant funds to advance their international business goals. This is made possible through a generous contribution by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Eligible Utah businesses may submit [...]

3 10, 2018

Utah Businesses Tentatively Optimistic After New NAFTA Revision

By |2018-10-11T15:11:27-07:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 3, 2018 On September 30th, the U.S., Canada and Mexico finalized a long-awaited trade deal that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Assuming it is approved by the legislatures in the three countries, the new deal—called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—will govern trade in North [...]

1 10, 2018

Trade Mission Renews Sister-State Relationship and Connects Utah Companies to Asia

By |2018-10-11T11:27:15-07:00October 1st, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on October 1, 2018 Gov. Gary R. Herbert led a delegation of 20 Utah companies and six organizations on a trade mission to South Korea and Taiwan to boost trade and attract foreign investment to Utah. The Utah Governor’s Office, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and World Trade [...]

26 09, 2018

2018 Washington, D.C. Trip – Day 2: Diving into Utah’s federal priorities

By |2018-10-17T11:47:54-07:00September 26th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

Every year, the Salt Lake Chamber brings senior representatives from Utah’s business and civic community to Washington, D.C. to meet with key members of Congress, White House officials, cabinet members, military leaders, business executives and thought leaders. This trip is recognized as one of Utah’s leading legislative trips to the nation’s capital, featuring small [...]

24 09, 2018

2018 Salt Lake Chamber Federal Priorities Released

By |2018-10-12T14:00:42-07:00September 24th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber is capital city by name, and statewide by mission. We are Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association. A statewide chamber of commerce with members in all 29 Utah counties, the Chamber represents the broad interests of the state’s 63,000-plus employers, which employ more than 1.4 million Utahns. This includes thousands [...]

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 [...]