Monitoring Recovery | Indicators to Watch 3/30/2021

March 30, 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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Ernest Strickland Named President & CEO of Black Business Association

The Black Business Association of Memphis (BBA) named Ernest Strickland as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.  Strickland joins the organization after serving as Senior Vice President of Workforce Development for the Greater Memphis Chamber.  In his new..

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ATEC Announces Memphis Distribution Facility

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 23, 2021 – Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATEC), a provider of innovative solutions dedicated to revolutionizing the approach to spine surgery, announced today an agreement to lease a 75,000 square foot facility in Memphis, Tennessee, which..

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Q1 2021 Return to Work Survey

The Q1 2021 Return to Work survey gathers insight around when employers intend to reopen their workplaces (if at all), what safety procedures they will adopt to reopen safely, and how they will incorporate flexibility towards continued remote work.

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Mullen Announces Memphis to Become US Manufacturing Hub for Electronic Vehicles

BREA, Calif., March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire – Mullen Technologies Inc. (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, which previously announced a definitive agreement to merge with Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE

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Member Advice with Cara Carver

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 Cara..

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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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