Past Events

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 […]

Finding Inspiration: Utah Small Business that Pivoted, Reinvented, & Persevered to Weather the Pandemic

Event Recap: “Finding Inspiration: Utah Small Business that Pivoted, Reinvented, & Persevered to Weather the Pandemic”

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? […]

UIBC’s Independent Business Forum on COVID-19 Thurs., June 18th @ 12 Noon

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 […]

UIBC’s Independent Business Forum on COVID-19 Thurs., June 4th @ 12 Noon

We want to sincerely thank everyone who attended last week’s virtual forum on COVID-19.  As was mentioned on the call, we will now host this call bi-weekly, but would still like to continue this conversation throughout the week on our Facebook forum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/142558210460193/ Special thanks to Salt Lake County Economic Development for the sponsorship of […]

UIBC’s Independent Business Forum on COVID-19, Thurs., May 21, Wrap up

  We want to sincerely thank Adam Affleck and everyone who attended last week’s virtual forum on COVID-19.  As was mentioned on the call, we will now host this call bi-weekly, with the next call scheduled for June 4th but would still like to continue this conversation throughout the week on our Facebook forum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/142558210460193/ […]

UIBC’s Independent Business Forum on COVID-19, Thurs., May 7th Wrap up

  We want to sincerely thank Brad Baldwin and everyone who attended this week’s virtual forum on COVID-19.  As was mentioned on the call, we will now host this call bi-weekly, with the next call scheduled for May 21st but would still like to continue this conversation throughout the week on our Facebook forum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/142558210460193/ In summary, […]

UIBC’s Independent Business Forum on COVID-19, Thurs., April 30th Wrap-up

We want to sincerely thank U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams and everyone who attended this week’s virtual forum on COVID-19.  As was mentioned on the call, we will likely be hosting this meeting weekly going forward and would like to continue this conversation throughout the week on our Facebook forum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/142558210460193/ In summary, here are some highlights U.S. […]

“Unwind” for March 2020 has been canceled

In an effort to contain and reduce the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have postponed March’s “Unwind” event. For more information, please see our recent post here.