Monday, May 23:

Are you a Human Resources professional?

Do you help make decisions regarding health care for your organization?

If you answered yes to either of those questions, we have the forum for you.

As employers play a vital role in the purchasing of healthcare services and with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, businesses remain challenged with understanding all of their options and many are facing significant cost increases with providing healthcare to their employees.

Join us for the latest in Innovation for Employer Sponsored Health Care, Thursday, May 26th at 7:30AM.

At this forum, business leaders statewide discuss strategic innovations in the health care marketplace and ways employers can manage the cost of providing employee benefits.

Let your voice be heard and come learn the latest in Innovation for Employer Sponsored Health Care next Thursday.

This event is free! To learn more or register, visit: slchamber.com

Tuesday, May 24:

Come nurture your nostalgic side at the next Salt Lake Chamber Business After Hours, “A Celebration of Generations: Past and Present” this Thursday, May 26th from 5PM-7PM.

Step 100 years back in time at the Historic Peery Hotel, which once hosted speculators mining for minerals.

As you enjoy the renovated elegance and amenities of the hotel, learn how to work with Ancestry ProGenealogists to search through your family tree.

See how modern DNA tools can help researchers dust off your own ancestors’ treasures.

Bask in vintage charm, meet some new faces, and dream of genealogical possibilities.

Join us this Thursday for the Salt Lake Chamber Business After Hours “A Celebration of Generations: Past and Present,” co-hosted by Ancestry ProGenealogists and the Peery Hotel.

You won’t want to miss it!

RSVP today at: slchamber.com

Wednesday, May 25:

Last week was International Business Week. Exports are an important part of Utah’s economy, and we are proud to partner with World Trade Center Utah to help companies succeed in new international markets and celebrate.

In a special episode of Building Utah, the official Salt Lake Chamber podcast, I had a conversation with President of World Trade Center Utah Derek Miller.

Between pending trade agreements and foreign policy discussions, international business has been a prevalent topic in the news.

You won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to hear what some of our state leaders are saying.

Building Utah looks into the topics, ideas and people that influence the Beehive state.

Every episode brings a business perspective to what you really care about and no topic is off limits!

Follow Salt Lake Chamber social media and visit: slchamber.com/buildingutah to hear each episode.

Thursday, May 26:

With summer approaching, now is the time to make sure your cooling equipment is ready for the hot days ahead.

Have a qualified professional perform an annual tune-up on your system so it runs at its optimal energy efficiency settings.

Proactive steps and small repairs now can help to prevent system failures later.

Next time you need to purchase new cooling equipment, upgrade to high efficiency to enhance your work environment and improve indoor air quality, all while saving energy and money.

Before you upgrade equipment, be sure to check out Rocky Mountain Power’s wattsmart Business program.

Wattsmart Business offers technical expertise and cash incentives for installing energy-efficient cooling equipment.

Get ready for summer now with help from Rocky Mountain Power’s wattsmart Business program.

Learn more at wattsmart.com.

Friday, May 27

We invite you to tour bonny Scotland this fall with the Salt Lake Chamber.

This international trip takes place October 14th to the 21st and visits the beautiful lands of Scotland, a country steeped in history and rich in culture.

Explore the capital city of Edinburgh, see Glasgow and venture north to Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.

Extend your stay in the United Kingdom with an optional extension to Northern Ireland, visiting Belfast and the Giant’s Causeway.

This 8-day trip includes round-trip airfare from Salt Lake City, hotel accommodations, and daily breakfast.

The full itinerary is available online at: slchamber.com/scotland2016.

The last day to book is June 30th. You won’t want to miss out on this great opportunity.

For more information on pricing and other questions, please call the Salt Lake Chamber and ask for Maria Loftis.

It’s going to be a fantastic trip!