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THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FROM THE SALT LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT.

Pinnaclepost has recently completed postproduction on eight television spots for Las Vegas’s Coast Resorts.

The National Governors Association has honored the Utah Shakespearean Festival for Distinguished Service in the Arts for Artistic Production.

ArosNet, a Utah Internet service provider, has expanded its DSL services into St. George, Cedar City, and surrounding southern Utah communities

According to the Mountain States Business Conditions survey, growth in the Mountain States slowed slightly for July. Energy prices have somewhat insulated The Mountains States from the national economic downturn. But with export orders and import orders dipping, and with more weakness in the durable goods sector, the region may be starting to feel a little of the rest of the nation’s pain.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: This week we are talking about 5 of the 10 Olympic Sports Venues. The Ice Sheet at Provo will feature the men’s and women’s ice hockey competition. It seats 8,000 and is 55 minutes from the Olympic Village.

What happened to businesses in other Olympic Host Cities and what do their experiences forecast for Salt Lake? The next Gold Medal Seminar, sponsored by Office Depot, is next Wednesday, August 22nd at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. Tom Shepard of Visa will talk about “Business Lessons Learned From Past Olympics.” Call 328-5097 for more information or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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