For workers’ comp, change is inevitable. But uncertainty isn’t.

Talk about change has become tired and cliché for businesses over the past year – though our collective fatigue has made it no less true. Both here in Memphis and around the world, small and medium-sized enterprises that withstood the impact of COVID-19 were still..

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Oliver Doughtie

Oliver Doughtie is the Chief Financial Officer of Mimeo.com, a company he describes as the perfect combination of technology, manufacturing, and logistics, all of which play to the strengths of the Memphis market. Mimeo provides on-demand digital printing services..

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Don’t Panic, Just Pause and Pivot: How to Execute Events Amid the Delta Variant

We all know the expression about “best-laid plans.” So often, the things that can go wrong do, and we’re faced with having to adapt to those changes. Concerns about the Delta variant of COVID-19 have proven to be no exception, with this strain considered even more..

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HopeWorks awarded Chamber Quality Cup Award

Hopeworks , an organization that helps people in Memphis and the Mid-South find meaningful employment through Adult Education, Employment Services, and holistic Reentry was awarded the 2020 Chamber Quality Cup Award during their 30th Anniversary Open House that took..

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Octavius Nickson

Octavius Nickson is the president of Nickson General Contractors, a company he co-founded in 2015. The company is a Certified Minority Owned Small Business with the core principles of people, purpose, and pride. Past projects include the Shelby County Health..

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Monitoring Recovery | Indicators to Watch (July 2021)

July 29, 2021 - To build an understanding of the current market trends that are impacting the Memphis Metro area, the Chamber has been releasing monthly updates to our economic recovery.

To best gauge and position insights related to market activity, we are looking..

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Paragon Bank invests to increase local homeownership

At Paragon, we talk a lot about community. We know customers enjoy the level of technology and services offered by megabanks while also seeking the kind of care and respect they receive from friends and neighbors. In the tradition of neighbors helping neighbors, we..

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Stronger relationships are the key to better pitching

Whether you’re a public relations novice or seasoned pro, few other tasks are as much of an art form as media relations. Often, these interactions are surrounded by stress and deadlines, and center on a particular activity known as “the pitch.”Most of us at least..

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Brief | Greater Memphis Jobs Recovery (June 2021)

The Greater Memphis Chamber takes an active approach to monitor economic trends and conditions impacting the Greater Memphis Region. On June 23, 2021, new jobs data for May 2021 was released for metropolitan areas nationwide. Relative to this release, we highlight..

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Jennifer Sims

Jennifer Sims is the CEO of Power & Tel, a position she’s held since 2013. Power & Tel is a third-generation family-owned company founded by her grandfather 58 years ago. The company distributes communications products and solutions used to build and maintain..

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