Monitoring Recovery | Indicators to Watch and Metrics that Matter

July 31, 2020 - To build an understanding of current labor market trends and conditions that are impacting the Memphis Metro area, the Chamber will release an update to our economic recovery in two-week intervals. With the release of the June 2020 unemployment..

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Recap: Mid-Year Chairman’s Forum

On June 23, the Chamber held its annual Mid-Year Chairman's Forum, giving the full membership and guests an opportunity to learn about the what the Chamber has been engaged in so far this year and about the work that’s underway.Chamber President & CEO Beverly..

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Industrial Construction in Greater Memphis

The construction pipeline for industrial space in Greater Memphis, Tennessee set a new record as developers continue to be active in Memphis, according to CoStar, a global leader in commercial real estate information. In fact, in a February 2020 publication from..

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Free Skills Match Tool to Find New Job Opportunities

Welcome to Skills Match

SkillsMatch is a powerful way to explore personalized recommendations for work, based on the skills that you have and the skills that you want to learn. Leveraging the in-demand skills across job categories can help make you more competitive..

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The Next Age in our Economy According to Futurist Byron Reese

To kick off the Chamber’s 2020 Thought Leadership Series, Byron Reese enlightened an audience of over 200 business and community leaders that the way we work to stimulate our economy is about to change in a major way.  Due to the on-going advancement of technology,..

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2020 State of the Economy: Growing Slowly but Surely

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis regional economist Charles S. Gascon made it clear to a crowd of nearly 300 business leaders that while the Memphis economy is growing, we still have a lot of work to do to accelerate our region’s economic future. The Greater..

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Memphis has momentum, according to the Outlook 2019 Memphis Economic Study

The Outlook 2019 Memphis Economic Study results were recently released by Paragon Bank at its second annual Outlook Memphis Economic Summit. Paragon Bank worked with Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Memphis to conduct this..

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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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State of the Economy Recap: Memphis is on a roll

 State of the Economy Event Highlights Momentum Shift for Memphis

Memphis is moving in the right direction and the state is taking notice. That was the message from Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe to a crowd of nearly 300 business..

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