Tuesday'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, with help from AT&T Wireless, has opened an e-commerce store on its website at saltlakechamber.org.

Speakers at the Wells Fargo Economic Forecast 2002 predicted that the nation will experience a mild economic recovery stimulated by increased federal spending, lower tax rates, and the recent reductions in short-term interest rates. Utah’s economic growth rate should remain modest, as the employment rate likely continues below the national average and business conditions begin to recover.

Jed Pitcher, Chairman of the Board and former President of Regence BlueCross BlueShield, was recently selected by the National Kidney Foundation to receive its Gift of Life Award.

Consonus, a Salt Lake based provider of data centers and services, has announced a strategic alliance with Sun Microsystems to resell Sun’s products in Utah as an iForce [eye- force] regional provider.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: The Gateway estimates that over 60,000 visitors are at The Gateway daily.

Looking for a warm and fun place to enjoy the Game’s closing ceremonies? The Chamber’s Century Club hospitality venue is having a “Party to end the Party” this Sunday, February 24th. Come experience the Game’s 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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