Chairman’s Circle Presents: Building Your Employees’ Business Sense

The Greater Memphis Chamber's Chairman’s Circle presents a panel of local experts sharing best practices for instilling basic business sense in your employees. We hope you and/or your HR representative can join us Wednesday, March 3, 12:00 - 1:30pm.

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Eric Brown

Eric Brown is the Vice President and General Manager of the Valero Memphis Refinery, a position he has held since April 2020. Moving to Memphis last year was a homecoming of sorts – although he’s a Jackson, Tennessee native, he began his career at the Memphis..

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City of Memphis Partners with Operation Hope to Help Launch 1 Million Black Businesses by 2030

MEMPHIS, February 18, 2021 - Mayor Jim Strickland and the City of Memphis joins forces with Operation HOPE in support of its 1 Million Black Business and Entrepreneur Initiative (1MBB) aimed at launching 1 Million Black Owned Businesses nationwide by 2030. Mayor..

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Robertson Announces New Partnership with SHRM-Memphis

First Priority, Getting Women Who Have Been Out of the Workforce to Return

February 9, 2021 - Greater Memphis Chamber President & CEO, Beverly Robertson, announced today that the Chamber has formed a new partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management..

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Monitoring Recovery | Indicators to Watch 2/8/2021

February 8, 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..

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Chamber Announces Young Professionals Council 2021 Board

The Greater Memphis Chamber is proud to announce its Young Professionals Council (YPC) 2021 executive board. The board is composed of 12 emerging leaders from various industries who are driven to engage young professionals in the Greater Memphis region with..

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Jimmy He

Jimmy He is the President of Standard Elevator Systems, a company he founded in Memphis in 2007. In the beginning, his company supplied only one customer and employed two people --- himself and his assistant. They designed one type of elevator traction machine. Fast..

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Member Advice with Nikki Gibbs


It takes hard work, dedication and sometimes good old fashion luck to build a strong, profitable business. One of the best pieces of advice for entrepreneurs and emerging business owners is to get smart insights from people who have been there before.

See what ..

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Southwest Tennessee Community College launches new faculty externship

Southwest Tennessee Community College rolled out its Faculty Externship Program last summer and is set for a second round. The innovative initiative aimed at closing the gap between real-world application and classroom instruction placed Southwest faculty in area..

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How Turner Makes Diversity and Inclusion a Priority

This has been a challenging year for our country. Amidst the already unprecedented pandemic and stress of an election year, racial injustice and unrest culminating in protests and riots over the summer shined a spotlight on longtime disparities in our society.

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