Tuesday's Metro Business Report



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THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FROM THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER, WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT

The 2002 season at the Utah Shakespearean Festival was a financial success. Their box office reported a total of 147,952 tickets were issued. That is only a decrease of 320 tickets over the 2001 season. Total ticket revenue was $3,950,589 dollars. Fifteen percent of ticket sales came off their website. 231 performances were presented in the festival's three theaters over 15 weeks.

Muir-Roberts Company launched a website for its distribution division, Muir Copper Canyon Farms. Muir Copper Canyon Farms is distributor of produce and specialty foods to the food service industry in Utah and Eastern Idaho. The website is www.coppercanyonfarms.com.

Christopherson Travel Group has established a dedicated on-site travel office for Altiris. Altiris is one of the nation's fastest growing technology companies.

The Utah Department of Community and Economic Development and the Salt Lake Chamber are now working together to conduct a statewide business census. The census is being conducted by the Center for Business and Economic Research. If you are contacted, the census will only take about eight minutes to complete. The project is also sponsored by Zions Bank.

The next Business After Hours is next week on Wednesday, December 11th, at the E-Center. Come enjoy the networking, food, and prizes and afterwards watch a Utah Grizzlies game. Business After Hours is early in December, so register now. For more information call the Chamber at 328-5050, or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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