Business briefs for Aug. 4-6
August 3, 2010
Park City Institute discusses suicide
The next Park City Institute lecture sponsored by the University of Utah and the Utah Olympic Park is Aug. 11 on "Suicide in Utah: Who is at Risk and Why." Dr. William M. McMahon and Dr. Douglas D. Gray from the Department of Psychiatry will present. A social hour begins at 6 p.m.; the lecture begins at 7 p.m. The venue will be the Joseph Quinney Winter Sports Center at the Utah Olympic Park at 3419 Olympic Parkway. Cost is $35 or $50 for two. RSVP by Aug. 5 at http://www.uupci.utah.edu/ , or call Janine Murphy at 801-585-0742, or email janine.murphy @utah.edu.
Salt Lake predicts a $19.4 million OR impact
According to a press release from the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, more than 21,000 manufacturers, retailers and suppliers to the outdoor industry are expected to fill the Salt Palace Convention Center August 3-6 during the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010 expo, generating over $19.4 million in direct economic impact to Salt Lake City and Utah. This year’s Summer Market pre-registration numbers signal an optimistic outlook for the convention center’s largest annual user. With more people registered than last year to date, enthusiasm about the industry and the relevance of this trade show are strong.
International marketing breakfast held Aug. 10
The Park City Chamber/Bureau is holding an International Forum breakfast Aug. 10 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Park City Marriott to discuss marketing and sales opportunities in key international markets. The breakfast will feature guest speakers and updates on Brazil, Australia, Germany and the Utah Office of Tourism. RSVP for the event by visiting parkcityinfo.com, clicking on "Member Services," then again on "RSVP for a Chamber Event."