Taking control of social media before it takes control of you

Social media can be one of your business’s biggest assets or biggest blind spots. Establishing a consistent presence puts you in control of your message. It provides the opportunity to share exciting news and relevant updates in your own words and engaging visuals..

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The Power of Partnerships in Cotton Sustainability

The U.S. boasts the world’s most sophisticated cotton sector, and both its domestic value and role in global supply chains cannot be understated. In 2019, growers generated nearly 20 million bales of cotton, worth some $7 billion in value. The industry as a whole ..

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Visual identity: What’s the fuss?

What first catches your eye when scrolling through social media? I don’t think I’ve ever scrolled past a post on Instagram and stopped because of the caption. I stop because of the captivating visuals, whether they depict beautiful merchandise or evoke jealousy that..

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Now hiring? Fill openings with ex-offenders

If the employment cycle is a pendulum, it has swung from one apex to another in the last 14 months. Businesses that furloughed or laid off employees in spring 2020 are now desperate to find candidates willing to interview. If you’ve recently hung a “now hiring” sign..

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Atlantic Track, Shelby County Schools & Chamber Announce New Apprenticeship

On Wednesday, June 2, Chamber investor Atlantic Track was awarded $46K to upskill 20 existing employees with Incumbent Worker Training under the Business Grants offered by Workforce Mid-South, a partner of the American Job Centers(AJC) in conjunction with the State..

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YPC Corner Office with Chairman's Circle Investor Bill Seely

The Chamber’s Young Professionals Council (YPC) held its May Corner Office conversation with Bill Seely, President of Varsity Spirit. YPC aims to equip the next generation of Memphis business leaders with the connections and knowledge needed to expand into..

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Brief | Greater Memphis Jobs Recovery

The Greater Memphis Chamber takes an active approach to monitor economic trends and conditions impacting the Greater Memphis Region. On May 21, 2021, new jobs data for April 2021 was released for metropolitan areas nationwide. Relative to this release, we highlight..

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Chamber Names Amity Schuyler as New SVP of Workforce Development

Memphis, Tenn. (May 26, 2021) - The Greater Memphis Chamber announced Amity Schuyler as its new Senior Vice President of Workforce Development. Schuyler currently serves as Chief of Strategy and Innovation for Shelby County Schools (SCS), prior to SCS she served as..

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Frank Quinn

Frank Quinn is a Managing Director with CBRE, covering west Tennessee and Mississippi, with offices in Memphis and Jackson. He’s held the role since 2016, returning to CBRE as market leader. During his extensive career, Quinn has represented both landlords and..

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EDGE & Greater Memphis Chamber Named Top 25 Economic Development Partnership in the Nation

Memphis, TN (May 3, 2021) For the second year in a row, the economic development efforts of EDGE and the Greater Memphis Chamber have been recognized as a one of the nation's top 25 economic development partnerships receiving the prestigious Mac Conway Award for..

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