Thursday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Jan. 9, 2003 at 10:42 a.m.



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

According to a survey of Chief Financial Officers by Robert Half Management Resources, 51 percent of respondents believe the nation’s economy will start improving by the second quarter of 2003. In addition, 41 percent said they plan at least some business expansion in 2003, while only eight percent foresee cutbacks.

The Utah Department of Health’s Tobacco Prevention and Control Program have recently begun airing new television commercials that use animation to teach about the dangers of smoking. This it the first time the program has targeted children under eight years old. The campaign was developed by the Crowell/Love advertising partnership.

Anthony Franklin Advertising has been chosen as the agency of record for Rivers Effortless Dining’s new “Private Reserve.” Private Reserve is an upscale bar and restaurant. The agency will provide a full range of advertising services and will be responsible for strategic brand development, PR, and media.

What are the Top Ten Stories of 2002? Come see what the local media thinks on January 23rd at 7:30 a.m. at the Wyndham Salt Lake City. It’s a fun morning event and gives you a chance to meet some of the local media. Business After Hours is the premier business networking event in Salt Lake. The next Business After Hours is at Rowland Hall also on January 23rd at 5 p.m. For more information on either event call the Chamber at 328-5077 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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