November 6,2017

Take some time away from the office and enjoy a networking lunch that’s designed to improve your management skills and enhance your knowledge of the business world.

The Lunch and Learn Series is a collaboration between the Women’s Business Center and the Professional Education Department at the University of Utah – bringing a taste of higher education to the small business owners in our community.

The next Lunch and Learn event takes place tomorrow, November 7th and focuses on employment law.

This class will give attendees an overview of the principal employment laws with a focus on cases when action needs to be taken to avoid legal exposure.

Again, the Lunch and Learn: Employment Law takes place at the Salt Lake Chamber at 175 East 400 South from noon to 1:30. Tickets are $40 and include lunch.

November 7, 2017

Give the gift of reading this holiday season to children in need.

Join the Salt Lake Chamber as we partner up with United Way and Silicon Slopes for the third annual Startup Santa.

Startup Santa is a statewide children’s book drive where Utah companies compete against one another to see who can donate the most books and support childhood literacy programs for children living in low-income families.

Last year, nearly 100 companies participated, donating over 87,000 books – a value of $437,000.

This year we’re hoping to beat that record.

Startup Santa kicks-off today with the “Startup Santa Tailgate” from 11:30-2:30 at Rice Eccles Stadium.

If you’re not able to make it out today, sign your company up on the Startup Santa website. That’s startupsanta.org

You can also help us spread the word on social media using the hashtag #startupsanta.

November 8, 2017

The Salt Lake Chamber’s 2nd Annual Government Affairs Bootcamp kicks off this Friday, November 10th.

This intensive two-day training is an opportunity to ensure the voices of Utah’s business community are heard on Capitol Hill.

Besides knowing why government relations is important to your organization, there are many reasons why you as a business leader, new or experienced government relations professional, company executive or public policy advocate should attend.

During the Government Affairs Bootcamp you’ll gain an understanding of Utah’s legislative process and procedures, get an inside look at the political process from elected officials and other advocates, discover how to use the Chamber to advance business objectives and learn more about Utah’s most pressing policy issues.

You’ll also graduate with a certificate of government affairs from the Salt Lake Chamber.

November 9, 2017

For the seventh straight year Utah Educational Savings Plan has been awarded a gold rating from Morningstar’s Manager Research Group.

Morningstar, a leading industry analyst, evaluated 62 plans for their management, oversight, fund partners, investment offerings, fees and performance.

Utah Educational Savings Plan was one of four to earn the top rating, with one of the analysts applauding its, “compelling investment options, exceptional state oversight and attractive price tag.”

The Utah Educational Savings Plan now serves nearly 350,000 accounts.

Accounts are free to open and the plan requires no minimum deposit or account balance.

To learn more about the Utah Educational Savings Plan visit uesp.org or call 800-418-2551.

November 10, 2017

Just because winter is upon us, doesn’t mean you can’t still get your favorite fresh local goods.

The 2017-2018 Winter Market opens this Saturday.

Hosted in the historic Rio Grande Depot, the Winter Market allows growers to extend the season.

The market features fresh vegetables from last season’s harvest and area greenhouses.

Like the summer markets, it also offers the best of the region’s grass-fed meats, dairy, honey, eggs, baked goods and seasonal offerings.

The Winter Market at Rio Grande runs every Saturday from 10am to 2pm, from November 11th 2017 to April 2018.

For more information visit slcfarmersmarket.org