Past Events

PAST EVENT: You’re Invited to the 2022 Legislative Wrap-up Breakfast

Now that the dust has settled from the 2022 Utah State Legislative Session, the impact on local, small business is coming into sharp focus. Wondering how the bills that were passed will affect your Utah business? Join us on Thurs., March 31st at 8am for our Legislative Wrap-Up Breakfast. UIBC Advocacy Chair Carol Elliott and […]

Event Recap: UIBC and the Wasatch Business Series: Cybersecurity For Small Business

On March 15, 2022, Utah Independent Business Coalition and the South Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce co-presented Cybersecurity for Small Business, at the headquarters of PDQ.com. Attendees gained practical knowledge for protecting their company website, critical systems, and sensitive customer information from digital attacks. Click below to watch the event. Special thanks to Pat’s BBQ for […]

Join us for UIBC’s Holiday Party & Fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 7th at Cactus & Tropicals!

Join us for Utah Independent Business Coalition’s Annual Holiday Party & Fundraiser, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 7:30PM at Cactus and Tropicals in Salt Lake. Come mix and mingle with UIBC’s community of local, small business owners to celebrate the season with an evening of great food, drink, and conversation. Laziz Kitchen will provide delicious Modern […]

Lunch and Learn: The Millcreek City Center Project

Wasatch Business Series: Lunch and Learn – The Millcreek City Center Project

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 […]

Homelessness and its Impact on Local, Small Business

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 […]

“Unwind” with UIBC After Work on Thurs., July 22nd at 5:30PM

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 […]

Join Us For UIBC’s Economic Outlook for Small Businesses + Legislative Wrap Up on March 25th!

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 […]

Event Recap: Independent Business Forum on COVID-19 – Economic Outlook Edition – Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

 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 […]