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Water Conservation Should Remain a Priority For Us All

As the weather starts to warm and the snow starts to melt, Utah’s water sources are replenished and the threat of another drought emergency starts to dissipate. However, one good snow year doesn’t mean we’re in the clear. One good winter doesn’t mean Utah has made it out of its 19-year drought. Mother nature’s unpredictable swings and the increasing threats [...]

April 22nd, 2019|Prosperity Project|0 Comments

Utah Executives Report Cautious Optimism About Future Economy

Salt Lake Chamber releases 2019-Q1 CEOutlook Report SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 17, 2019) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber released the first-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook 2019 survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. Modeled after other national business sentiment surveys, it provides a forward-looking view of the [...]

April 17th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Building Utah: How to Pitch Your Products to Walmart

If you are a supplier of new, shelf-ready, goods manufactured in the United States and you are looking to sell your products with Walmart, now is your time to apply. Walmart is holding its 6th Annual Open Call for U.S. Sourced Products. It's part of the company's commitment to purchase an additional $250 billion in products made, sourced or grown [...]

April 15th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast|0 Comments

CEO Success Stories: Aaron Skonnard

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with Aaron Skonnard, CEO of Pluralsight, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, lessons learned and his unwavering dedication to help drive Utah to become a nationally recognized technology hub. If [...]

April 10th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Haley Kirkpatrick: Overcoming Fear in the Workplace

Here I am, sitting across from a man who could be my Dad in an important meeting. A meeting where he will decide if he’s keeping his business with our company or not. It’s my responsibility to make him feel confident with his choice to stay with us based on my knowledge, expertise and experience (no pressure). Between business talk, [...]

April 5th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Four Questions to Ask About how Utah’s Housing Gap Affects You

We all want to live in good neighborhoods that have well-developed infrastructure and access to services and good schools, but to do so, we need to start saying yes to smart growth. Whether you currently own a home or are looking to buy one in the future, the Housing Gap affects Utahns at every stage in life. Learn whether your [...]

April 4th, 2019|Housing Gap Coalition|0 Comments