Wednesday's Metro Business Report



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

Several Salt Lake businesses report personnel changes. Daniel Ellis has joined the U.S. Bancorp Investments team in the Salt Lake market. Julia Pettit is a new attorney at Stoel Rives in its Bankruptcy and Commercial Law practice group.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and New York-based Jalbert Productions developed television ads about Coldwell Banker's Olympic Residential Accommodations Program. The ads, which ran before the Games in major cities throughout the United States, resulted in a 12 percent increase in bookings from those cities.

Questar Corporation reported record earnings for 2001 with a net income of $158.2 million dollars. Much of the increase can be attributed to a 53% increase in earnings from oil and gas exploration and production.

The VuLink™ conferencing system from Gentner, a division of ClearOne Communications, won an Editor's Choice Awards from TMC Labs and Communications Solutions™ magazine. VuLink™ is a video conferencing system applicable from conference rooms to distance learning facilities.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: If you didn't get to go to an Olympic event, you may want to go to see some events during the Paralympics March 7th through the 16th.

The largest business trade show in the Western United States is the Salt Lake Chamber’s Business to Business Expo held May 8, 9, and 10. The Business to Business Expo is the perfect place to introduce your products and services to the West. Call the Salt Lake Chamber now to reserve your booth at 328-5043 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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