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AgLaunch Receives Regional Innovation Cluster Award from Small Business Administration
Mid-South Delta Region Designated as Regional Innovation Cluster Focused on AgTech and Value-Chain Businesses
AgLaunch Initiative (AgLaunch) has been named one of seven new Small Business Administration’s Regional Innovation Clusters, a program built to..
10 Reasons to Live, Work and Invest in memphis
With more than $19 billion in projects are planned investment or underway across Memphis, Memphis is a city with momentum. In Downtown Memphis alone, more than $5 billion in new development projects are underway. Find out more about why more companies are choosing..Read More
Cluster Growth Strategy Will Drive Regional Economic Development Efforts
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.Read More
What is an Industry cluster and why is it important?
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 -..Read More
Revamped blue carpet tour showcases region's economic assets
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.Read More
Memphis outpaces peers in 2018 Job growth
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..Read More
Workforce Development and Economic Development Go Hand-in-Hand
In the next few months, Memphis will be viewed as ‘ground zero’ when it comes to transforming our workforce.
Giving our citizens the tools that they need to be successful has been a passion of mine since I was a child, from literally first becoming a teacher to my..Read More