What constitutes an "Essential Business" Qualification?

One of the key questions we are getting at the moment from Memphis area companies is how to determine whether or not they are considered an essential business. While this information is fluid, below we have outlined how essential businesses are classified as of..

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Daily Updates | March 23, 2020

Mayor strickland issues safer at home order for memphis

12:10 am CST - Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has issued a Safer at Home Order for the City of Memphis effective at 6pm on March 24, 2020 through midnight April 7, 2020 — directing all residents of Memphis to..

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Daily Updates | March 22, 2020

MATA Announces Temporary Travel Limitations for MATAplus Customers

4:40 pm CST - – Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will only transport MATAplus paratransit customers to work, medical-related destinations (including..

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Daily Updates | March 21, 2020


5:23 pm CST - The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will implement temporary social distancing measures on its fleet of fixed-route, paratransit vehicles and Trolley cars. Read more >>

Mayor JIm Strickland expands..
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How to maintain a social media presence during a crisis

As the U.S. grapples with our new reality fighting COVID-19, it puts things in perspective. What we need, what we want, and how we should carry on are all questions Memphians are asking themselves. This is a very scary time for brands. Companies in most verticals..

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Greater Memphis Chamber Releases Estimates of COVID-19 Business Impact as of March 20

Memphis, Tenn. (March 20, 2020)- In an effort to quantify impact on local businesses, the Greater Memphis Chamber has launched a COVID-19 Greater Memphis Business Impact Survey. The first survey was distributed to Chamber member businesses on March 19.

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COVID-19 Best Practices for Manufacturing

The COVID-19 virus could be the single greatest threat to business continuity over the next 12-18 months and has caused us to re-evaluate how we work. Manufacturers are looking for ways to keep employees, customers, suppliers and their communities..

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

By Bass Berry and Sims on March 19, 2020

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Government & Policy Update: Coronavirus Brief

March 18, 2020 | Office of Government Affairs and Public Policy, Greater Memphis Chamber

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Ribbons: Red Hook Cajun Seafood and Bar

Here at the Greater Memphis Chamber we love to celebrate business growth and development! There's nothing like standing beside you as you open the doors to your new business or reveal your new expansion. That's why we offer our members our expertise and assistance..

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