The Utah State Chamber Summer Conference provides an unmatched opportunity to build relationships with other chamber leadership. These connections have resulted in more chamber-to-chamber collaboration, resources for boards and staff, friendships, and a united business voice. You don’t want to miss this conference.

View the 2019 Conference Agenda below.

Day One – Thursday, August 15, 2019

10:00 AM – WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
Chris McCormick, Cedar City Chamber

10:15 AM – HOST CHAMBER REMARKS
Bill Malone, Park City Chamber

10:30 AM – WHAT DO BOARD MEMBERS EXPECT FROM NON-PROFITS?
Panel Discussion

11:00 AM – CREATIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH CHAMBERS AND GOVERNMENT
Ryan Starks, Heber Chamber of Commerce and Bill Malone, Park City Chamber

12:00 PM – LUNCH

12:30 PM – KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE FUTURE OF THE OLYMPICS
Colin Hilton, Olympic Legacy Foundation

1:15 PM – DIGITAL MARKETING IDEAS l HOW TO GET YOUR PRESS RELEASE SEEN; TIPS ON WORKING WITH THE MEDIA
Pete Codella, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

2:00 PM – TOUR OF PARK CITY
Bill Malone, Park City Chamber

5:00 PM – ARRIVE BACK AT HOTEL

6:00 PM – DINNER ON THE PATIO

7:30 PMRYAN SHUPE & THE RUBBERBAND CONCERT

Day Two – Friday, August 16, 2019

8:00 AM – BREAKFAST | WELCOME & PRESENTATIONS
Chris McCormick, Cedar City Chamber

8:45 AM – U.S. CHAMBER REPORT
Jennings Imel, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

9:00 AM – BREAKOUT SESSION ONE

    • Issues & Challenges for New Chamber Executives – Lorraine Gregerson, Richfield Area Chamber and Chris McCormick, Cedar City Chamber
    • Issues & Challenges for Chambers with 2 or Fewer Staff Members – Monica Holdaway, Chamber and Joel Brown, Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Issues & Challenges for Chambers with 3 or More Staff Members – Rona Rahlf, Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce and Angie Osguthorpe, Davis Chamber of Commerce

10:00 AM – BREAKOUT SESSION TWO

  • My Chamber is Ready to Start Investing – Now What? – Kelly Harris, Harris Financial
  • ChamberMaster Database Conversation – Maria Loftis, Salt Lake Chamber and Lori Bodily, Salt Lake Chamber
  • Women’s Leadership Institute Franchise in Your Chamber Area – Pat Jones, Women’s Leadership Institute

11:00 AM – DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION BEST PRACTICES
James Jackson III, Utah Black Chamber

11:20 AM – RURAL WORKFORCE CHALLENGES, RURAL COAL STRIKE: HOW DO YOU REPLICATE IN OTHER AREAS?
Rob Behunin, R&R Partners

12:00 PM – WORKING LUNCH | KEYNOTE ADDRESS: CREATING YOUR OWN LEADERSHIP CITY-TO-CITY MEMBER AND BOARD TRIP
Myles Rademan, Leadership Park City

1:30 PM – UTAH.GOV BUSINESS PORTAL & UTAH ID: ONE-STOP RESOURCE FOR UTAH BUSINESS OWNERS
Diane Pfiefer, State of Utah

2:00 PM – UTAH STATE CHAMBER AWARDS PRESENTATION
Click here to learn more about the awards

2:15 PM – WHY REINVENT THE WHEEL? BEST IDEA SHARE
Share the best new ideas from your chamber

2:45 PM – WRAP UP

3:00 PM – CONFERENCE CONCLUDES