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.

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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..

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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..

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FedEx Trade Networks to Relocate Headquarters to Downtown Memphis

 

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Blue Carpet Tour Brings 20+ Site Selectors to Memphis

The Chamber spends a few days each year showing off Memphis business assets to site selectors and consultants visiting from all over the country during the Blue Carpet Tour. These consultants are the individuals who make decisions about where companies all over the..

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420K Sq. Ft. Spec Distribution Facility Announced in Memphis

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Boyette Study Sets Framework for Evolution of Local Economic Development Ecosystem

In 2018, we set out to address some sobering facts about our city’s lack of population and job growth. 

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PILOT | Economic Development Terms Explained

The conversation around economic development is not new. People have been working on this in Memphis for decades – but the national conversation got a lot louder when Amazon sent out an open call for cities to compete for their newest North American headquarters last..

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TIF Districts | Economic Development Terms Explained

As Memphis undergoes several economic development studies and the conversation grows around how to make our city a desirable place to do business, there are many industry terms and acronyms thrown around that make these concepts less accessible to the public. We..

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Capitalizing on Momentum in Memphis

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