Friday'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 Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a new website at www.visitsaltlake.com. The website was revised to better reflect the Bureau’s mission and offer an all-encompassing view of Salt Lake City and its amenities.

Gentner Communications, a division of ClearOne Communications, has formed a technology partnership with the International Learning Trust to provide audio conferencing equipment for their Super Teaching™ classrooms worldwide. Salt Lake Community College uses the Super Teaching™ multi-media technology classroom model.

According to the Wells Fargo Wasatch Front Area Cost of Living Report, the cost of living along the Wasatch Front increased in January after six previous months of overall decreases. The increases in recreation, health care, transportation, clothing, and other goods and services outweighed the lower prices for groceries.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: Viewers can watch highlights of the 2002 Paralympic Winter Games on the A&E cable network. The program begins at 4 p.m. every evening from March 9th through the 16th.

Every year the Chamber honors the best small businesses in Salt Lake at the Giant Step Awards. This year’s Giant Step Awards banquet is on March 27th at the Little America Hotel. Don’t miss Salt Lake’s biggest event for small business: the Chamber’s Giant Step Awards. The winner of the Small Business of the Year Award is Kimberley and Staffan Eklund for Absolute! Restaurant and Brasserie. The Chamber thanks Equitable Life & Casualty for sponsoring this award. Call the Chamber for more information at 328-5055 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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