Salt Lake City – Mayor Ralph Becker will speak at an event tomorrow night, Tuesday April 22, 2008 to celebrate the creation of Utah’s first Native American Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the event is to raise public awareness about the establishment of the Native American Chamber and encourage business owners to join the group.
“As Mayor of Salt Lake City, I welcome and encourage Native American business owners to bring their brilliant ideas, exceptional services and products to our community. Small businesses are a valuable contribution to the economic vitality of our city and I applaud the new Chamber’s efforts,” remarked Becker.
The mission of the Utah Native American Chamber of Commerce is to advocate for self- reliance and self-sufficiency within the Native American business community, both on and off reservation. For more information visit www.utahnativeamericanchamber.com or call Cal Nez, President of the Utah Native American Chamber of Commerce at 801-533-9503.
The event is be held at the Zions Bank Building located at One South Main Street on the 18th floor at 6:30 p.m.