Greater Memphis Chamber launches Center for Economic Competitiveness

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Sept. 30, 2021) – The Greater Memphis Chamber today launched the Center for Economic Competitiveness, a new initiative aimed at bringing its vision of “prosperity for all” to life. 

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs

Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs became the 13th president of LeMoyne-Owen College in January. The Ohio native is the second woman to lead the HBCU. A trained vocalist and orator,  she dreamed of becoming the first singer to successfully cross multiple musical genres from..

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Ford Selects Memphis Regional Megasite for $5.6 Billion Investment

Ford, SK Innovation to make single largest investment in Tennessee history with new electric vehicle and battery plant at the Memphis Regional Megasite, 63 years after Ford leaves Memphis market

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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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Business Facilities names Memphis the global and metro leader in logistics

Memphis, TN stands atop the leaderboard of Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings Report

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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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