Monday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Oct. 8, 2001 at 9:06 a.m.



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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FROM THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT.

Travelers Aid Society has changed its name to “The Road Home.” The Road Home agency helps stranded travelers, lost children, and the elderly.

Glyphics Communications recently entered into an agreement to provide conference call services to The Coding Institute, a large specialty-specific medical coding newsletter publishing company.

The Utah Information Technology Association is holding its Third Annual Hall of Fame Celebration this Thursday, October 11th, at the Hilton City Center Grand Ballroom. The inductees for 2001 are Edwin Catmul, co-founder of Pixar Animation; Thomas Stockham, the Father of Digital Recording; and Stephen Aldous, Spencer Kirk, and David Spafford, co-founders of Megahertz.

According to the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, the value of construction activity in Utah through the first six months of 2001 hit a record $2.6 billion, and increase of 2.5 percent over the first six months of 2000.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: SLOC has collaborated with Utah Power and the Utah Energy Office to launch the Cool Spaces 2002 program. This program encourages the planting of trees to reduce the extra heat generated in urban areas.

You may have heard about V.O.I.P., Voice Over Internet Protocol. It’s the technology that uses computer data communication lines to carry telephone calls. The Chamber is sponsoring a seminar tomorrow, October 9th at 8 a.m. on this technology and its cost savings, strengths, and weaknesses. Call now to register at 328-5091, or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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