Business briefs, Jan. 17-20, 2015
January 17, 2015
Waldorf Astoria kicks off Sundance
Waldorf Astoria is starting the celebration of Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 17, with the opening of Powder Ice Lounge, a 14-foot bar carved out of ice. According to a press release, the bar also features furniture carved from ice. Waldorf Astoria will also be unveiling a new signature cocktail, the Cedar Smoked Manhattan. The lounge will be open throughout the film festival. For more information, visit parkcitywaldorfastoria.com.
Economists predict bright future for Utah
The 2015 Economic Report to the Governor predicts positive performance for the state’s economy. According to a press release, the report, which was released last week at the annual Utah Economic Review hosted by the Salt Lake Chamber, expects job growth, income growth and lower rates of unemployment, allowing Utah to outperform national economic conditions. "Utah’s economy is the envy of the nation," said Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, in the release.