• LIVING COLOR UTAH

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  • Event Highlights

    Living Color Gala

    Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020

    Time: 5:00PM-8:30PM

    Where: The Grand America Hotel

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    Purchase tickets HERE

    Join us on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at The Living Color Gala to honor those who have made it their mission to attract and foster diversity initiatives in the state of Utah.

    In partnership with the Black Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the SLC Pacific Island Business Alliance, the Utah LGBTQ+  Chamber of Commerce, and Young Professionals Salt Lake City, Utah Business will host a black-tie gala that will bring awareness to the changing business landscape in Utah, as well as create the foundation upon which further recruiting efforts can be built.

    The Living Color Gala will be held at The Grand America Hotel and will feature a yet-to-be-announced keynote sponsored by DOMO, live cultural entertainment, appetizers, a cash bar and a three-course meal.

    During this inspirational event, we will honor the individuals who are creating a lasting impact on Utah’s diverse communities. In addition to specific individuals, small, medium, large, and nonprofit companies also have the opportunity to be recognized during the gala. All honorees will be featured in the  September 2020 edition of Utah Business.

    The evening will surely be a night to remember!

  • Spotlight

    Utah Business is proud to partner with Living Color Utah for our second annual Living Color Gala honoring those individuals and organizations who have made it their mission to foster diversity and inclusion in the state of Utah. Voted on by Utah Business and the six diverse chambers of commerce, click here to see this year’s honorees bios and images.

    Community Involvement
    Kirsi Jarvis – One Refugee
    Agnes Lomo-Penitani – DWS, Refugee Services Office
    Rick Tolman – Utah Polynesian Professionals
    Sarah Vaughn – Melanin Squad
    Winslow Sawyer Young – Oz Marketing & Young Automotive and Designs
    Zeynep Karipardue – Emerald Hills Institute
    John Farnsworth – Dell Technologies
    Anita Grantham – Pluralsight
    Sylvia McMillan – American Indian Services
    Adrienne Gillespie Andrews – Weber State University
    Jose Enriquez – Latinos in Action
    Nubia Pena – Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs
    Ze Min Xiao – Mayor’s Office for New Americans, Salt Lake County
     
    Distinguished Leaders
    Bassam Salem – AtlasRX and Mindshare Ventures
    Carlos Alejandro Moreno – The Libre Initiative
    Erika George – Tanner Humanities Institute
    Gail Miller – Larry H. Miller Group of Companies
     
    Nonprofit
    Troy Williams – Equality Utah
    Kyle Spicer – Queer Utah Aquatic Club
    Michelle Sanchez – Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake
    Hande Togrul – Journey of Hope
    Silvia Castro – Suazo Busines Center