Thursday's Metro Business Report



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

The Salt Lake Chamber has secured Dennis Wood to serve as its lobbyist and government affairs representative during this legislative session. Dennis recently retired from US West as their Director of Public Affairs.

Richter7, the ad agency formerly known as FJC&N, was named the agency of record for Sunbrook Communities in St. George and will perform their marketing, advertising, and public relations.

Layton Construction received the Associated General Contractors Building Project of the Year Award for its part in the construction of The Gateway in Salt Lake City.

Bud Bailey Construction’s renovation of the historic LDS Tenth Ward meetinghouse was selected by the Salt Lake Historic Landmark Commission to receive one of nine Merit Awards.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: Perhaps you haven’t noticed, but Salt Lake is getting a lot more attention these days. Just one example is the Chamber’s Website, saltlakechamber.org. Normally, saltlakechamber.org gets about 300,000 hits per month. Last month it jumped to almost 700,000 hits.

The Chamber’s Century Club hospitality venue officially opens with a “Welcome the World” kickoff party on February 8th. Two weeks later on February 24th, the Century Club closes with the “Party to end the Party.” Come enjoy the Game’s opening and closing ceremonies and enjoy the amenities of the 10,000 square foot Century Club. Cost per event is $35 for Chamber members, $50 for guests. Register by calling the Chamber at 328-5043 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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