Memphis selected for national justice-impacted workforce program

Memphis, Tennessee (Friday, Jan. 19, 2024) — The Greater Memphis Chamber is one of nine organizations selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to participate in a workforce development program focused on increasing credentialing for people..

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Greater Memphis named a finalist for $200M EDA Recompete Program

Memphis, Tennessee (Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023) — A regional coalition led by the Greater Memphis Chamber was today named a finalist for the $200 million Distressed Area Recompete Pilot Program (Recompete) by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development..

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Greater Memphis Workforce Development Board names new leadership

Memphis, Tennessee (Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023) — The Greater Memphis Workforce Development Board, which oversees workforce development for its region, announced new leadership changes Tuesday, including a new interim chairman, a new interim executive director, and 10 new..

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Memphis Chamber announces accelerated training center

Memphis, Tennessee (Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023) — The Greater Memphis Chamber, which serves as the region’s lead workforce development organization, today announced plans to open a $15 million, 104,000-square-foot accelerated training center in North Memphis in 2024, the..

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Over 100 students tour Memphis Manufacturers

More than 100 students from across Greater Memphis took tours of various manufacturing facilities as part of the Greater Memphis Chamber's celebration of National Manufacturing Month.

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Memphis Chamber receives TVA Workforce Invest Grant to train 60+ adults

Memphis, Tennessee (Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023) — The Greater Memphis Chamber today announced that it will receive a Workforce Invest Grant from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to accelerate workforce training and education across the region ahead of a historic influx..

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Greater Memphis Chamber receives major grant to develop STEM workforce

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Thursday, June 15, 2023) – The Greater Memphis Chamber today announced its selection for a $447,000 grant from the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) to form a coalition focused on preparing people for quality careers in the region’s rapidly growing..

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Chamber Names First Workforce Leadership Academy Class

  • Memphis Workforce Leadership Academy has selected 24 fellows for its inaugural class.
  • Fellows will learn how to improve outcomes for workers and employers in Memphis as Greater Memphis prepares for unprecedented job growth.
  • Greater Memphis Chamber was one of eight..
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Chamber opens registration for 2023 Memphis teacher externs, hosts

  • The Greater Memphis Chamber is accepting teacher extern and company host applications as part of its 2023 Teacher Externship Program at memphischamber.com/externs
  • The goal of the program is to build bridges between classrooms and businesses to help high school..
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Aspen Institute selects Memphis for Workforce Leadership Academy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Friday, 1/6/23) – The Greater Memphis Chamber and the Aspen Institute today announced plans to create the Memphis Workforce Leadership Academy, a year-long program to equip local leaders with the skills, knowledge, and resources to advance workforce..

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