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The newly formed Memphis & Shelby County Regional Economic Alliance held its first public meeting on March 28, signaling the start of a new collaborative approach to growing jobs and investment in the Greater Memphis region.

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Last week, the Greater Memphis Chamber, Memphis Tourism and the University of Memphis invaded the state capital for our annual MEM2NASH legislative visit. Members sat down with Governor Bill Lee to discuss priorities for the year and met with the Shelby County..

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The Memphis & Shelby County Economic Alliance is working together to roll out a new cluster-based strategy for economic development to help capitalize on our region's strengths in specific industries. This handy primer provides an overview of industry clusters -..

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The Chamber's Economic Development team hosted the first of three newly revamped Blue Carpet Tours for 2019 last week as the Chamber team welcomed consultants from across the country to Memphis for a dynamic day-and-a-half tour of the Bluff City.

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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 Shawn..

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On the heels of the news that Indigo Ag will expand its Memphis footprint with a $6.6 million investment over the next three years, the University of Memphis announced the launch of a new interdisciplinary research initiative in agriculture and food technologies...

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The Silicon Valley of AgTech

Memphis is at the forefront of the technology revolution in the agriculture and food industry, which is set to see as much disruption and innovation in the next five years as it has in the last 50 years.

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On the heels of a Bloomberg report that put Memphis at the top of metro job growth in January 2019, newly revised jobs data reveals stronger growth for the Greater Memphis MSA in 2018 than previously reported. For the 12 months ending in January 2019, job growth in..

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