The Wasatch Business Series is hosting a lunch and learn about Millcreek’s City Center project, Millcreek Common. This event is presented by Millcreek Business Council A few years ago, Millcreek discovered a major fault line that ran through a prime developable space (the highly trafficked area between Richmond St and Highland Drive north of 3300 […]
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Utah Independent Business Coalition (UIBC) has a few new openings on our board of directors! If you’re an owner or manager of a local, small businesses and you have the desire to help other business owners like yourself, you may be a a good candidate. Our board is comprised of some of Utah most’s innovative […]
The problem of homelessness negatively impacts our entire community – including local, small-businesses. Homeless encampments near retail businesses and restaurants present difficulties for small business owners who are already struggling with labor shortages and ongoing challenges related to COVID. On August 25th, Utah Independent Business Coalition (UIBC) presented a virtual discussion on practical and compassionate […]
Live events are back! Join us for Unwind, on Thursday, July 22nd from 5:30-7:30pm! Unwind is the premier after-work social event for local business owners — and it’s a great way to relax at the end of the workday. Unlike our educational events, Unwind is always free to attend and is open to anyone 21 […]
The past year and a half has been perilous for independently-owned local businesses in Utah. From lockdowns to mask compliance to navigating PPP loans, many business owners were dealt the biggest challenges of their lives. Some small businesses have only survived due to the innovative thinking and sheer perseverance of their owners and employees. I […]
March 12, 2021 This week’s passing of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus federal relief package is good news for small business owners in Utah. Among the many benefits of the bill, small business owners or employees who get health insurance through the Healthcare.gov exchange will have more help in paying their premiums through increased subsidies. Additionally, […]
Small business owners in Utah are pinning our hopes on a fast economic recovery this year! Join Utah Independent Business Coalition (UIBC) on Thursday, March 25th at 12 noon to hear economic insights from Rep. Robert Spendlove. Representative Spendlove proudly serves in the Utah House of Representatives, where he was elected in 2014. He represents […]
Utah small businesses have spent much of the past ten months scrambling to adapt to extraordinary circumstances. While the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic is not yet won, with a vaccine becoming more widely available, we’re setting our hopes for a good year of economic recovery for Utah. 2021 will be the year of […]
The past year was brutal for many Utah small businesses. While some small businesses sadly ceased to exist, many businesses made it through, and some have even thrived against all odds. How did they do it? What made the difference? What can we learn from these businesses to apply to our own businesses in 2021? […]
We want to sincerely thank Blake Thomas, Director of Regional Economic Development for Salt Lake County, and everyone who attended last week’s virtual forum on COVID-19. The topic was Salt Lake County’s Small Business Impact Grant for businesses affected by COVID-19. You can view the video from June 18th here: Until the next forum, we […]