Past Events

The First Ever “Unwind” Event Gets Rave Reviews!

This June, Vest Pocket kicked off a new a new way for local business owners to socialize and relax at the end of the workday. Unwind with us on the 4th Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Unlike our educational events, Unwind is always free to attend and is open to anyone […]

Join Us For “Delegating Effectively to Help Your Business Grow”

Most small business owners understand the importance of delegating, yet few do it effectively. This can lead to lower revenue, slower growth, and increased stress. Want to learn how to keep your team accountable and trust that things gets done? Join Vest Pocket Business Coalition at the Suazo Business Center for “Delegating Effectively to Help Your Business Grow” In this […]

Join Us For Our May Event: A Tasting Tour of Dented Brick Distillery on Wednesday, May 16th!

You’re invited to join Vest Pocket Business Coalition for our special May event after work on Wednesday, May 16th. Join us for a tasting tour at Dented Brick Distillery starting at 5pm. You can sample the various spirits produced at Dented Brick and learn how their distilling process works on this informative tour. Come meet […]

Join Vest Pocket For A Guided Tour Of The City Library’s Creative Lab

You’re invited to join Vest Pocket Business Coalition for a free, guided tour of the City Library’s new Creative Lab. The Creative Lab provides a space with dedicated equipment and software to create, edit, and convert digital media projects including video, audio, photography, and 3D modeling. Need a green screen to shoot your next video? […]

Vest Pocket Breakfast Recaps 2018 Utah Legislative Session

Special guest speaker Kate Bradshaw recapped the 2018 Utah legislative session at Vest Pocket’s March breakfast event on March 22nd. Special thanks to Empanada Express for providing breakfast and Red Moose Roasting for providing coffee for this event.  Also thanks to Bruce Johnson Productions for facilitating the live stream of this event. Speaker Bio Kate […]

UPDATE: Business Property Tax Relief Bill Progresses in Utah Legislature

On February 21st, 2018, the Taxation and Revenue Committee of the Utah House of Representatives approved via a 9-0 vote House Bill 375 which would provide substantial relief of the personal property tax burden on Utah businesses. HB 375 in its current draft form would exempt from taxation business personal property that has a total aggregate […]

February’s “Tips & Tricks of Time Management” Event Provided Valuable Advice for Small Business Owners

On February 22, Vest Pocket members and guests participated in the “Time Management, Tips and Tricks” workshop presented by Human Resources Consultant Rena Ferguson, SPHR, MBA, from BBSI. Ferguson also serves as Vest Pocket’s Education Chair. During this workshop Rena walked attendees through the process of managing time more efficiently. “You can’t make more time,” Rena stated. […]

Vest Pocket Hosts Annual Legislative Warmup

On January 18th, Vest Pocket members and guests gathered for breakfast at CousCous Mediterranean Grill in Murray to hear Deseret News political columnists and professional lobbyists Frank Pignanelli and LaVarr Webb talk about the upcoming 2018 Utah legislative session affecting local independent businesses. Pignanelli and Webb have spoken at Vest Pocket’s legislative warm-up breakfasts for […]