Business briefs, Sept. 3-6, 2016
Chamber/Bureau invites members to workshop
The Park City Chamber/Bureau is set to put on a workshop for members that explores the topic of advertising on social media. According to the Chamber/Bureau’s website, visitparkcity.com, the workshop will focus on three social media platforms, in particular — Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn — and will discuss which platforms are the best for certain kinds of businesses. A representative from the Park City-based Face it! Social Media Marketing will deliver a presentation about how companies can integrate social media into their advertising plans. The workshop is scheduled for Sept. 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Park City Board of Realtors. Visit the website to register or for more information.
Riverhorse on Main’s Celebrity Chef Tour returns
The James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour is heading back to the Riverhorse on Main Restaurant. According to a press release, the event will feature six award-winning chefs serving up multi-course meals. The proceeds go to the James Beard Foundation, which is dedicated to honoring America’s culinary heritage through educational opportunities and other programs. Tickets, which cost $225, and a full list of the participating chefs, are available at jamesbeard.org. “Each of these chefs is a rock star, and it’s going to be a blast having them in the kitchen — and for a good cause, too,” said Seth Adams, co-owner and executive chef of Riverhorse.
Consumer Attitude Index rises in August
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 1.1 points from July to August, to 111.4. According to a press release, the mark indicates that Utahns have a greater confidence in the current economy. “Though, understandably, Utahns retain a bit of uncertainty about the near future with the election on the horizon, they remain optimistic about the current state of our region’s robust economic growth,” said Scott Anderson, president and CEO of Zions Bank, in the release.
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