Business briefs, Jan. 17-20, 2015 |

Business briefs, Jan. 17-20, 2015

PRChamber/Bureau holds luncheonThe Park City Chamber/Bureau is holding its annual economic forecast luncheon. According to a newsletter, Chamber/Bureau president Bill Malone will update members on how the Park City economy has performed so far in the win

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

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.