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Meet the Chairman’s Circle: Kelly Dobbins
March 28, 2024

Meet the Chairman’s Circle: Kelly Dobbins

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Ford Innovation Challenge Attracts $600K Investment
March 21, 2024

Memphis, Tennessee (Thursday, March 21, 2024) — Memphis residents are looking for safer, more reliable transportation options to get to work, healthcare, food and education; Memphis Challenge looks to entrepreneurs to address these opportunities and pilot new mobility solutions

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Meet the Chairman’s Circle: Matt Dunbar
February 28, 2024

Meet the Chairman’s Circle: Matt Dunbar Matt Dunbar didn’t know much about Memphis when he moved his family here in 2023 so he could work with Cargill’s cotton group. But…

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Meet the Chairman’s Circle: Patricia Covington
January 30, 2024

Meet the Chairman’s Circle: Patricia Covington Patricia Covington is the youngest of 13 children. She was born in Brownsville, Tenn., and she followed her older sister to Memphis in 1992…

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Memphis selected for national justice-impacted workforce program
January 19, 2024

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…

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Memphis site achieves coveted Select Tennessee certification
January 5, 2024

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After meeting rigorous requirements, a 42-acre industrial property in Memphis has earned designation as a “shovel-ready” Select Tennessee Certified Site by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD).

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Chairman’s Circle: Outside the Office with Nathan Lubin
December 26, 2023

More than 2,000 meetings. That’s about how many Rotary Club meetings Nathan Lubin has attended in his 45 years as a Rotarian. Rotary Clubs meet once a week, and Rotarians are expected to be at practically every meeting – so the math is pretty simple.

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Greater Memphis named a finalist for $200M EDA Recompete Program
December 20, 2023

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 Administration (EDA).

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Greater Memphis Workforce Development Board names new leadership
December 19, 2023

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 board members.

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Memphis Chamber announces accelerated training center
December 14, 2023

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 first in Tennessee.

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GMERG releases Greater Memphis October Jobs Brief
November 22, 2023

Memphis, Tennessee (Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023) — The Greater Memphis Economic Research Group (GMERG) of the Greater Memphis Chamber released its October 2023 Jobs Brief today.

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Greg Duckett to chair Greater Memphis Chamber board in 2024
November 16, 2023

Memphis, Tennessee (Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023) — The Board of Directors of the Greater Memphis Chamber voted unanimously this afternoon to name Greg Duckett as the 2024 Chairman of the…

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Chamber launches Academy of Innovation for Memphis
November 3, 2023

Memphis, Tennessee (Friday, Nov. 3, 2023) — The Greater Memphis Chamber today announced the launch of the Academy of Innovation for Memphis (AIM), which aims to make the region the…

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Over 100 students tour Memphis Manufacturers
October 31, 2023

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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Meet Stefanie Schwegman, Ambassador of the Month
October 31, 2023

Stefanie Schwegman, an ambassador of the Greater Memphis Chamber, has lived and worked in Memphis for over 30+ years. Passionate about Memphis, she loves being a self-proclaimed Memphian and Southerner….

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Report: Memphis in top 10 for confectionery makers
October 31, 2023

This week, we’re serving up our 2022 Food & Beverage Industry Report. Digest the full course here, but here are some bite-sized morsels to whet your appetite:

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Outside the Office: Jeremy Simpson
October 30, 2023

Like most of us, Jeremy Simpson had lots of time on his hands during the Covid lockdown in 2020.  

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Meet Audrey Cummings, extern at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
October 25, 2023

“What I noticed is that a lot of kids think of doctors or nurses when it comes to healthcare, but there are so many different opportunities. Through my externship with…

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Meet Cigna Teacher Extern Jennifer Sims
October 19, 2023

“The industry has changed like this generation has changed. I knew that this externship could give me the opportunity to see this company and what their expectations are and bring…

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Memphis Chamber receives TVA Workforce Invest Grant to train 60+ adults
October 5, 2023

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…

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