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Want to get the most out of your membership? Get involved with programs that matter to you and your business will connect you to the people and information you seek to help move your business and Memphis forward. Members of the Greater Memphis Chamber have access to a wide range of opportunities to engage with the business community, share their expertise or to work with other business leaders to create transformational change in our community.

Government Affairs Council

Be a voice for the Memphis business community by promoting legislation that will improve our city and positively impact our growing economy.

Learn more about the Government Affairs Council.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Any member
To get involved, contact: Beverly Davis bdavis@memphischamber.com
Chair: Greg Duckett, VP & Chief Legal Officer, Baptist Memorial Health Care

Regional Logistics Council

Boost jobs, wages, and capital investment in the Memphis region, by helping us address infrastructure, workforce development, marketing, and strategic planning.

Learn more about the Regional Logistics Council.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Any member
To get involved, contact: Ernest Strickland at estrickland@memphischamber.com
Chair: Neely Mallory, President, Mallory Alexander International Logistics

Manufacturing Council

Address the impact of new and existing environmental regulations, regulatory changes, and strategically align area workforce and education resources.

Learn more about the Manufacturing Council.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Any member
To get involved, contact: Ernest Strickland at estrickland@memphischamber.com
Chair: Gary Edwards, President President, Lallemand/American Yeast, Food Manufacturing & Distribution Division

Small Business Council

Advocate for small and mid-sized businesses by encouraging, supporting and recognizing their success as well as serving as a resource.

Learn more about the Small Business Council.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Any member
To get involved, contact: Amy Daniels at adaniels@memphischamber.com
Chair: Brian Stephens, CEO, Caissa Public Strategies

Young Professionals Council

Access Memphis business leaders and engage them on important initiatives that are creating a successful future for Memphis.

Learn more about Young Professionals Council.

Meeting Frequency: 10x/year plus social and volunteer opportunities
Who Can Serve: Any young professional who is a member of a Chamber Business.
To get involved, contact: Jessica Mason at jmason@memphischamber.com. 

Women’s Business Council

NEW! – The Women’s Business Council is a hub for women-owned businesses and women executives in the Greater Memphis region to share ideas and information.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Women in the Greater Memphis Business community
To get involved, contact: Amy Daniels at adaniels@memphischamber.com

Economic Development Task Force

The Economic Development Task force is comprised of Chairman’s Circle investors. The group meets monthly to receive updates on prospect activity, market activity, initiatives relevant to economic development and other items of interest.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Chairman’s Circle Lead Investors
To get involved, contact: Rob Recker at rrecker@memphischamber.com

Workforce & Talent Task Force

The Workforce & Talent Task Force is comprised of Chairman’s Circle investors. Group meets monthly to receive updates on prospect activity, market activity, initiatives relevant to economic development and other items of interest.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Chairman’s Circle Investor Company Representatives
To get involved, contact: Ernest Strickland at estrickland@memphischamber.com
Chair: Carols Manning, Plant Manager, The JM Smuckers Company

Public Policy Task Force

The Public Policy Task Force is a group of Chairman’s Circle level investors business leaders who work in concert with the Government Affairs Council to build strong relationships with local and state policy makers and legislators to help strengthen the business climate in West Tennessee.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Leaders of Chairman’s Circle Investor Companies
Staff Liaison: Amy Daniels, adaniels@memphischamber.com
Chair: Mike Keeney, Orgill, Inc.

B2B Task Force

The B2B Task Force is committed to bolstering business-to-business spending with locally-owned companies and companies with operations in Memphis.

Learn more about the B2B Task Force campaign to encourage local spending.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Leaders of Chairman’s Circle Investor Companies
Staff Contact: Apryl Childs-Potter, apotter@memphischamber.com
Co-chairs: Daphne Large, CEO, Data Facts and Carolyn Hardy, CEO, Chism Hardy Investments

Youth Mentoring Task Force

The Youth Mentoring Task Force facilitates connection opportunities, leverages existing programs and local assets to drive a robust youth mentorship program that can be measured with the goal of engaging more youth in the community.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Leaders of Chairman’s Circle Investor Companies
Staff Contact: Terri Bosby at tbosby@memphischamber.com
Chair: Bill Seely, President, Varsity Spirit

Public Safety Task Force

The Public Safety Task Force is a group of Chairman’s Circle investors who work to reduce crime in neighborhoods and commercial areas as well as Downtown.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Leaders of Chairman’s Circle Investor Companies
Staff Contact: Terri Bosby at tbosby@memphischamber.com
Chair: Ben Adams, Shareholder, Baker Donelson

Air Service Task Force

Air Service Task Force members work with local businesses to quantify demand for out of country non-stop destinations and works with Memphis International Airport to improve the service, frequency, and competitive prices for non-stop service.

Meeting Frequency: Varies
Who Can Serve: Members
Staff Liaison: Amy Daniels, adaniels@memphischamber.com

Ambassador Committee

Our Ambassadors are the welcome committee for Chamber membership, helping welcome new members and promoting engagement with the Chamber. Ambassadors volunteer their time for ribbon cuttings, workshops, tours and ground breakings. Serving as an ambassador is a great way to build your network and business.

Learn more about becoming an ambassador.

Meeting Frequency: Monthly
Who Can Serve: Members
Staff Liaison: Terri Bosby, tbosby@memphischamber.com
Ambassador President: Valerie Morris, President, Morris Marketing Group

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