Our Region

Memphis Moves the World

Nestled along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, Memphis stands as a thriving metropolis, proudly housing globally revered entities such as FedEx, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, AutoZone, and International Paper. Renowned as the birthplace of music legends Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, our city’s DNA resonates with innovation and artistic prowess. From groundbreaking advancements in healthcare at St. Jude to the logistical mastery of FedEx that spans continents, Memphis serves as a catalyst for global progress.

Our city’s influence extends far beyond American borders, weaving a tapestry of culture, cuisine, and commerce that reverberates worldwide. The rhythmic soul of Memphis can be felt in every note that echoes through historic music venues, in every bite of our famed barbecue, and in the corridors of pioneering companies that shape industries. This convergence of innovation and cultural richness propels Memphis as a hub not only of creativity but as a force that propels economies and fosters a global community. Come discover Memphis, a city whose heartbeat echoes across nations, where innovation meets heritage, and where the world is not just moved but inspired.

Seeing the GREATER Picture

Building an ‘Economy of Innovation’ is one of the pillars of our Prosper Memphis 2030 strategic plan.


Our region — also known as the Digital Delta — is a place where people, entrepreneurs, and businesses thrive. A place that is focused on creating new opportunities for the people who need them the most. A place that doesn’t settle for “great” but aims for GREATER.

The Greater Memphis Chamber team is deeply immersed in the work to develop our regional economy and bolster access to greater opportunities for everyone in our region to prosper.

We have the infrastructure. And we have the heart. No where is like Memphis.


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