Global Tech Company Ookla® Expands Operations in Tennessee

Memphis, Tenn. (May 5, 2022)Ookla®, an internationally recognized leader in network intelligence and connectivity insights, today opens its new office at the University of Memphis Research Foundation (UMRF) Research Park. Well known for its flagship consumer..

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New report shows Tennessee Valley Authority impact on Shelby County

  • TVA helped add nearly 22,000 jobs with $1.8 billion in income from 2015-2020, according to a study from the Center for Economic Competitiveness, an initiative of the Greater Memphis Chamber.
  • TVA-involved economic development projects boosted the economy by $2.4..
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MEET THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: ERIC EPPERSON

Eric Epperson is Senior Director and Chief of Staff, Global Communications and Corporate Marketing, at Medtronic PLC. Medtronic, the world’s largest medical device company, develops a range of devices from stents and pacemakers to brain implants and insulin pumps.

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Greater Memphis Chamber to relocate, remain Downtown

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Friday, 4/8/22) – The Greater Memphis Chamber will relocate its office this summer to The Tower at Peabody Place in Downtown Memphis, an upgrade that will let the region’s lead economic development organization better showcase Memphis to companies from..

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Chamber secures new health coverage option for small businesses

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Wednesday, April 6, 2022) – The Greater Memphis Chamber and UnitedHealthcare today announced the launch of new health care coverage designed to help small businesses offset the rising costs of health care while also offering quality benefits in a highly..

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MEET THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: JACK STRATON

Jack Straton is the Chief Financial Officer for Stratas Foods LLC, a supplier of fats, oils, mayonnaise, dressings and sauces to foodservice, food ingredients and retail private label markets in North America. Stratas operates two facilities locally --- a corporate..

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MSQPC announces new training opportunities for small businesses

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Monday, 3/14/22) – The Mid-South Quality Productivity Center (MSQPC), a champion of excellence since 1988, is excited to announce three new training opportunities to help the small businesses of the Greater Memphis Chamber improve the quality and..

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Report: Greater Memphis growth outpaces U.S.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Wednesday, 3/9/22) – For only the second time in the past decade, the Greater Memphis economy grew at a faster pace than the U.S. economy in 2021, according to a new report from the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Center for Economic Competitiveness (CFEC).

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Econ 901: Stars Aligning for Memphis Grizzlies

This is a special contribution by Duncan Williams Asset Management. If you would like to submit your own contribution, email Greater Memphis Chamber Director of Communications Ryan Poe.

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MEET THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: DAN WEDDLE, PROTECH CEO

Dan Weddle is the President & CEO of ProTech Services Group, Inc. The talent acquisition and technology services firm is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. When first founded, the company focused on IT staffing. It later expanded into offering IT support..

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