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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN, PRESIDENT OF THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER, WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT
Here’s a report from Utah Business Week: The 22nd annual Utah Business Week began Sunday at Utah State University in Logan and runs through the 11th. This weeklong “business boot camp” for youth is put on by the Chamber to teach teens about the realities of business. Today the youth will enjoy interacting with experts from IBM, Cameron Construction, Scott Machinery, and will debate business ethics with author Quinn McKay. In the evening they will hold a Logo Competition, Business Bowl, and Radio Commercial Competition.
Chicago’s Adler Planetarium has selected Utah-based Evans and Sutherland’s Digistar® 3 to upgrade its StarRider® theater. The Digistar® 3 is a system that provides the planetarium with 3D star and astronomy projection, graphics, and surround sound.
Stromberg Group, a Utah-based consulting, mergers, and acquisitions firm, has acquired Robertson Systems. Robertson Systems is a provider of integrated electrical systems, voice and data telecommunications, security systems, network cabling, and audiovisual installation.
According to the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, the top four reasons for locating a company in Utah are Labor, Operating Costs, Infrastructure, and Utah’s Geographic Location.
Make sure you set aside September 14th for the Chamber’s Century Celebration Gala. It celebrates 100 years of business in Salt Lake. Also set aside November 7th for the American Express Women and Business Conference. For more information, call the Chamber at 328-3631 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.
THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.