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Entrepreneurs Prove Memphis is the Best City for Startup Success: Mid-South Drug Testing

Kelly Dobbins dared to start her own business after seeing a shift in the drug-testing industry. Even though she didn’t know where to get everything she needed, she took a gamble.
Posted: 3/21/2017 9:23:03 AM | with 0 comments


10 TO WATCH: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

For more than five decades, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has led the battle against cancer in children. It’s made significant strides in research and treatment, but the institution is amping up its mission with a multi-billion dollar expansion that aims to take on 30 percent of the global pediatric cancer burden by 2021.
Posted: 3/10/2017 3:33:41 PM | with 0 comments


Get In Your Nominations for the Class of 2017 Young Memphians

While cities around the nation are competing for young talent, Memphis is making a name for itself as a destination for young professionals. Our young professionals council, SoundCheck, with over 200 members and counting, is filled with YPs eager to play a part in the economic growth of Memphis.

So once again we're looking to recognize ten emerging young professionals from Greater Memphis Chamber businesses who are taking ownership of this city, advancing in their career and want to see prosperity for all in Memphis. And we want YOU to nominate them.
Posted: 3/10/2017 12:01:47 PM | with 0 comments


MAAR CEO Shares the Chamber Vision for Selling Memphis

As CEO of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, or MAAR, Melanie Blakeney also immerses herself in leadership roles with the Greater Memphis Chamber. It’s only natural, she says. They share a vision -- selling Memphis.
Posted: 3/9/2017 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments


10 TO WATCH: Youngblood Builder Supply

You could say it’s new, but Youngblood Builders Supply is actually bringing an old lumber yard and hardware store into the 21st century. Rick and Don Youngblood bought Hyman Builders Supply at 40 West McLemore Ave. last year and gave it a complete makeover, with more to come. 
Posted: 3/6/2017 3:15:51 PM | with 0 comments