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Chamber Benefits Inc. Launches MemphisComp by Method

New product offers cost-effective workers’ compensation solution for Greater Memphis Chamber members MEMPHIS, Tennessee, September 13, 2021 – Chamber Benefits, Inc. (CBI­), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Greater Memphis Chamber, today announced the launch of MemphisComp by Method, a workers’ compensation insurance product created to help local businesses manage the costs of their workers’ comp […]

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Greater Memphis Chamber board endorses creation of charter commission

Memphis, Tenn. (Sept. 6, 2021) – The Greater Memphis Chamber Board of Directors has officially endorsed the creation of a bipartisan charter commission to explore whether metro government is right for Memphis and Shelby County and directed Chamber staff to study the impact of consolidation. The board’s unanimous vote, which came during a special-called meeting […]

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The Greater Memphis Chamber announced today the addition of Chad Matheson to the organization’s economic development team. Matheson will join the Chamber staff as the organization’s first Vice President of Business Intelligence. “With the addition of a business intelligence function, we are really amplifying Chamber’s research capabilities and strengthening our ability to provide a proactive, […]

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Southwest and Greater Memphis Chamber to Launch New Logistics Course in Tennessee

The continuing education course debuts February 18 to meet emerging industry demands for a skilled workforce in Import/Export operations, logistics and documentation. Memphis, Tenn. (January 18, 2019) –  Logistics and supply chain management skills are in demand—now more than ever.  Transportation, logistics, distribution and e-commerce are growing industry sectors in metro Memphis — 1 in […]

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Beverly Robertson named Interim President & CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber

Memphis, Tenn. (October 24, 2018)—Beverly Robertson has been named the interim president and chief executive officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber by the Chamber’s Board of Directors.  Robertson will officially step into that position on January 2, 2019.  She is building on the legacy left by Phil Trenary, who passed away on September 27.  She […]

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Chamber Vice President of Economic Development Elected 2018-19 TEDC President

October 11, 2018 The Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC) announced its board officers for 2018-2019 this month, elected by the membership at TEDC’s annual fall conference held in Gatlinburg, TN. Susan Hadley Maynor, Vice President of Economic Development for the Greater Memphis Chamber, was named TEDC’s President for the 2018-2019 year. This position comes after […]

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Chamber seeks state site improvement certification for properties across the city

Firestone, Pidgeon Industrial Park and Northridge among sites submitted for improvement grants MEMPHIS, Tenn. (August 27, 2018) – In an effort to improve Memphis and Shelby County’s competitiveness for new industrial investment, the Greater Memphis Chamber has partnered with local and state economic development agencies to apply for site improvement grants at multiple high-potential properties […]

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David McKinney Joins Greater Memphis Chamber as Senior Vice President of Public Policy

Memphis, Tenn. (August 1, 2018)—The Greater Memphis Chamber announced today the addition of David McKinney as the new Senior Vice President of Public Policy. “David has the proven ability to work with local and state government,” said Richard Smith, President & CEO of FedEx Trade Networks and Chairman of the Board for the Greater Memphis […]

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