Grow your business, that’s what we do! We accomplish this through our South Valley Chamber Business Institute courses, networking events, forums, and advocacy efforts. We are a regional chamber serving businesses all across Salt Lake County with a special focus on Sandy, Draper, and Riverton.
The Business Institute was created to create education opportunities for working professionals without the large price tag or time commitment. We have partnered with experts in each field and offer a Business Accelerator Academy, Digital Marketing Academy, Finance Academy, Sales Academy, IT Academy, and more.
The South Valley Chamber provides events to help you network with other business professionals and give you opportunities to promote your brand through sponsorships. Check out our upcoming events.
The South Valley Chamber provides ongoing education and training opportunities to build the capacity of small to medium size businesses throughout Salt Lake County. In addition, we provide top-notch events to help build your network and grow your business. Join today and let’s work together to achieve your business goals.
Due to the Governor's recent announcement about limiting public gatherings due to COVID-19, we have decided to modify our event schedule for the next month. Please check our calendar for updates. We encourage all businesses to follow the Governor's guidelines and also support a work from home policy. We will continue to support our small businesses and members and will send out other updates as they become relevant. ...
Meet Marcos Shaffer. Owner @houndandcat – a pet shop in Draper, UT that offers self-serve dog washing stations, premium products and delivery for pet food. An owner of four dogs, Marcos and his wife opened their doors two years ago after successfully building another company for eight years. They have a passion for fostering animals and opening a pet shop was a natural fit. In addition to their four fur babies, Marcos and his wife also gave birth to TWINS a few months ago! ———————————————————————————
He has mastered the art of rolling with it and says, “You have to be able to adapt to any situation. There’s nothing concrete about owning a business and there’s always something that will change. Adding hundreds of hours per week doesn’t equate to being successful – you have to prioritize.” ——————————————————————————— If you’re in the market for a fun shopping experience, look no further than Hound & Cat.
#SVCmembers #PeopleOfSVC ...
We hosted five students from Canyons School District for a job shadow day! We took them up to the Capitol to show them how the legislative process worked. They had the chance to sit in on a few committee meetings and then had the opportunity to go down on the House floor with their legislators. The next generation is passionate and eager to learn! ...
We hosted an Executive Forum 2020 Economic Outlook today with Robert Spendlove, Senior Vice President of Economic & Public Policy Officer at Zions Bank. Here are a few fun facts about Utah that we learned: ——————————————————————————— -We have the 2nd lowest unemployment rate at 2.4%
-For every unemployed person, there are two jobs open in Utah
-Population is the 2nd fastest in the US behind Idaho
-Employment growth is #1 in the country
-Construction is the fastest growing industry at 9%
-Home values have risen $100k in the last ten years
-Utah has the 3rd lowest poverty rate
-Student loans are up 173% and auto loans are up 61%
-Economy is growing 2nd fastest in the country ———————————————————————————Overall, the trend is looking good and we should have some upside potential to look forward to in 2020. ...
The fourth cohort of our KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy is officially underway! Industries represented in this cohort include healthcare, real estate, technology, services, goods, and more. This group has officially begun a deep dive of their business and will build out a three-year growth plan. We are excited to see what this group will accomplish by graduation! Special thanks to @coworkslc for hosting. ...
We had another great Women in Business Holiday Soiree this afternoon. Special thanks to Larry H. Miller for sponsoring the event, Alicia Wrigley for our fantastic Christmas jazz music, and La Caille for hosting. Happy holidays to everyone! ...
Full house today at our Holiday Open House! Thanks to our vendors and those who came out today to sample local products. Happy Holidays! ...
We got the inside look of the Costco in Sandy with @mayorbradburn. A few fun Costco facts for you. -They will sell 10,000 pumpkin pies the week of Thanksgiving (ovens run 24/7) -They sell $70k in meat the day before Father's Day -Have $16 million in inventory in their store on any given day -Booth spaces are sold one year in advance -You can book Costco travel packages or buy a car!
What an operation! ...
We had the honor of recognizing Governor Gary Herbert, Natalie Gochnour, and Nick Rimando at our Titan Awards for their contribution and impact they have had on our community. Our state would not be the same without these incredible leaders and their example has inspired all of us to do more and be better. Congratulations! #TitanAwards #southvalley #utah ...
Allow us to introduce ourselves. We continue to provide resources in Sandy, but now have partnerships with @rivertoncityutah and @drapercity. Collectively, we work to help businesses grow through educational training programs and networking. As the south end of the valley continues to grow, these partnerships will accelerate regional economic development. We can’t wait for you to get involved! #southvalleychamber #sandycity #drapercity #rivertoncity ...
“Success is the result of repeated failures.”
Today in the KeyBank Business Accelerator Academy we talked about survival vs. success. In order to change your business, you need to fire your current self and hire the person you want to be. .
#utahbusiness #keybank #growyourbusiness #smallbusiness #utah ...
“100% of your clients and coworkers are people. If we could just reach out to them and connect with them – imagine what we could do.” – @katieinslc .
Thank you to Katie Holland, CEO and Founder of @illuminate.together, for coming to speak to our Women in Business group! You inspired us to find shared commonalities, build relationships with everyone around us, and taught us about the power of connection. #wasatchfrontlife #womeninbusiness #utahbusiness ...
Say hello to Cohort 2 of our @keybank Business Accelerator Academy! This group makes up a diverse group of business owners throughout the Wasatch Front. They will go through 13 weeks of curriculum including sales, marketing, financials, and a business analysis. Ultimately, they will leave with a three-year growth plan and a strategy to increase their profits. We’re so excited to see what they will do! #KeyBankBAA #smallbusiness #utahbusiness ...
We closed out the year with our Women in Business Holiday Soiree. Beautiful venue, an amazing private violin concert, and the best people. Happy holidays! #womeninbusiness #utahbusiness #holidayseason #lacaille ...
Good morning Little Cottonwood.
#utahisrad #beautahful #wasatchfront #sandyutah #experienceutah ...
Come and learn from the best of the best in sales. This three-part sales speaker series will focus on building relationships, generating leads, and closing the deal. Sign up today. ...
Guys it’s time to meet new contacts and chow down on delicious food. Join us this Wednesday from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at Asian Star. ...
The @sandy.amphitheater wrapped up Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat this weekend! Kudos to all of the talented performers! Don’t worry – there are plenty more events happening this summer. Check out their line up and make sure you catch the next show. 📷: @taneesakay ...
Tomorrow’s the day you have been waiting for! @round1usa grand opening at the @shopsouthtown. Bowling and so much more. Be there at 10 am for the party. ...
Did you miss the @sandycityutah Balloon Festival this morning? No fear, balloons launch again tomorrow starting at 7 am at Storm Mountain Park. 📷 @kariannstevens #sandyballoonfest2018 ...
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“The South Valley Chamber of Commerce really excels at providing rich content at the meetings and I so appreciate all of the effort!”
Tracie DrageBrown Floral
“The caliber of people and companies you meet within the South Valley Chamber are second to none. With more than half of their membership outside of Sandy City, the ability to connect with businesses and key leaders across the valley is greatly increased.”
Amy Rees AndersonRees Capital
“The southern part of Salt Lake County is exploding. Sandy is leading the way with a thriving and growing business community. The South Valley Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business in that part of Salt Lake County and they are working tirelessly to expand the economic development opportunities and the success of the region.”
Nate BoyerThe Boyer Company
“The South Valley Chamber of Commerce helps to broaden our exposure in the business community and connects us with customers and clients looking for the services we offer. They have been a valuable partner and continue to increase their influence and reach throughout Salt Lake County.”
Rob BroughZions Bank