Salt Lake Chamber News

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Utah executives have strong, but declining sentiment on state’s economic future

Today, the Salt Lake Chamber released the third-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s 2018 CEOutlook survey.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Salt Lake Chamber hosts 2018 Candidate Forum

The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, held its 2018 Salt Lake Chamber Candidate Forum today at the Chamber offices in downtown Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Salt Lake Chamber Statement on Proposition 2, Medical Marijuana Compromise

Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement on the Proposition 2, Medical Marijuana Compromise

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Salt Lake Chamber hosts Education & Workforce Forum

Today the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, along with the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI), hosted the Education & Workforce Forum: Connecting Business and Higher Education.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: St. George Airport gets Another $11.1M in Grants for Runway Reconstruction

The St. George Regional Airport has been awarded $11.1 million in supplemental funding for airport infrastructure grants from the Federal Aviation Administration.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: August Labor Report Shows Utah Economy Continues to Add New Jobs

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for August 2018 grew by an estimated 3.7 percent, adding 54,700 jobs to the economy since August 2017.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Women-Owned Businesses Increasing in Utah and Nationwide

The number of female-owned businesses along the Wasatch Front and Utah has climbed significantly, according to one of the nation’s largest banking institutions.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Utah Governor Pushing for Better Salaries to Retain Teachers

Utah’s governor says there’s a statewide shortage of teachers and he’s pushing for better salaries to retain the ones in the classrooms and bring back those who have left.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: $1 Million for Housing Assistance Will Help Utahns with Disabilities

For the first time since 2005, Utah housing authorities will receive funding to provide additional “housing choice vouchers” to people with disabilities.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Cindy Crane Announced as 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award Winner

The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing statewide business association, has announced Cindy Crane, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Power, as the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Downtown Alliance Announces New Executive Director

The Downtown Alliance has named Dee Brewer as the new executive director of the organization.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Utah Farmers Concerned About Crops Amid Drought Conditions

FARMINGTON, Utah (News4Utah) – The relentless heat and direct sun impacts our local farmers and produce.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Booming Utah Liquor Sales Bring Business to Outlying Communities

Salt Lake Chamber issued the following announcement on Aug. 1.The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control said its seen a record year for alcohol sales in the state.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: The State Government Wants to Know How You Feel About Utah

Salt Lake Chamber issued the following announcement on Aug. 1.For those who wish it were easier to share feedback with the government, that time may have come for the state of Utah.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Utah Inland Port Authority Formally Launches With Derek Miller as Chairman and James Rogers, Vice-Chairman

The board of directors of a planned international trade hub in Salt Lake City elected Salt Lake Chamber president Derek Miller as its chairman Monday, with Salt Lake City Councilman James Rogers as vice-chairman.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Gov. Herbert to Headline 31st Annual Utah Rural Summit at Southern Utah University

Salt Lake Chamber issued the following announcement on July 30.This year marks the 31st anniversary of the annual Utah Rural Summit, making it the longest running rural development conference in the nation.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Utah Receiving $4 Million in Federal Funds to Improve Election Security

The federal government is awarding Utah more than $4 million to purchase new voting equipment and update the state’s voter registration systems. The U.S.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Feds Give $2.5M Loan to Provo for Airport Upgrades to Attract Jet Maintenance Company and up to 800 New Jobs

The federal government gave a $2.5 million boost Wednesday to help build new facilities at the Provo airport needed to expand an aircraft refurbishment company — and create 400 new high-paying jobs now, and up to 800 eventually.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Officially Opens New Dental Select Headquarters

Dental Select last week held the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of its new headquarters in Sandy, Utah.

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