July 11, 2016

The Clear the Air Challenge is well underway!

This month long challenge started July 1st and gives you the chance to reduce your vehicle emissions by choosing alternative methods of transportation using TravelWise strategies.

By driving less and driving smarter, you can help improve air quality, reduce traffic congestion and conserve energy in Utah.

Not only that, by participating in the Challenge you will also be eligible for weekly and grand prize drawings by meeting, straightforward, achievable travel goals.

Last Year’s Challenge Eliminated more than 141,000 trips; saved over 2.4 million miles and saved $694,000.

Our goal this year is to eliminate 200,000 single-occupant trips to save 3 million miles.

As a community we can work together and make a difference. Get your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to join you for this year’s Challenge.

It’s not too late! You can still participate. Sign up today at cleartheairchallenge.org

July 12, 2016

Join the Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah for the “Doing Business in Cuba” seminar this Thursday, July 14th.

With the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in U.S. regulations governing commerce in Cuba, the formerly forbidden Caribbean Island is exploding with business interest.

Come learn about the reality of doing business in Cuba, some of the surprising synergies between Utah and Cuba, and how to best evaluate and prepare for current and future trade opportunities.

Topics to be covered will include: Cuba’s economy, business legalities, and business process.

Additionally, hear from featured speakers: David Urra Arias and Sue Ashdown of IcarusCuba.

Seating is limited, so register today.

You won’t want to miss the “Doing Business in Cuba” seminar, July 14th.

Learn more at: slchamber.com

July 13, 2016

Any excuse to leave work a little early is a good excuse, but especially when you’re going to the Salt Lake Chamber’s Business After Hours.

Join us tomorrow, Thursday, July 14th from 5-7 at the Wasatch Brew Pub for the next Business After Hours.

Tasty food and business professionals will both be in attendance and you won’t want to miss this chance to build your business!

Come check out the Wasatch Brew Pub in the heart of Sugarhouse.

We hope to see you tomorrow at the next Business After Hours at the Wasatch Brew Pub, July 14th for great food and a wonderful networking opportunity.

It’s sure to be a great time.

Oh… And don’t forget to bring your business cards!

RSVP today at slchamber.com

July 14, 2016

Did you know that as a member of the Chamber you can receive numerous deals and discounts for your business?

Our goal is to connect members with one another and help them save time and money on business-critical products and services.

One example is the Office Depot Program which provides Salt Lake Chamber members access to a group purchasing program.

The program includes a very aggressive 650-item core list, an 18,000-item non-core pricing structure and even customized pricing.

In addition to online ordering and next day delivery, Chamber members have retail store access that includes a program for all your employees.

The savings you get may even cover your cost of Chamber Membership.

Don’t delay; take advantage of this deal!

Learn more about the Office Depot Program and other membership deals on our website at slchamber.com

July 15, 2016

Year after year, the Women’s Business Center has committed to empowering women entrepreneurs in our state.

They do this by providing a platform for business development, delivering quality entrepreneurial counseling, and creating premier networking and mentoring opportunities.

Come celebrate with them at the Women in Business Summer Social, August 18th at Discovery Gateway. The theme this year is luck and good fortune in the Chinese Year of the Monkey.

There will be an upscale, silent auction that includes live entertainment, creating a fun environment to meet other women in business in downtown Salt Lake City.

During the event, the Women’s Business Center will also honor their 2016 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.

This is the most acclaimed of the events organized by the Business Women Forum, and financially supports the Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful event!

RSVP Today at: slchamber.com