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Corporate Headquarters Choose to Grow in Memphis

The story for Memphis in recent months, when it comes to corporate headquarters, is one of retention and expansion. Large corporate relocations to the Mid-South aren’t dominating headlines, but existing players in the market are making new – and big – investments in Memphis, adding up to positive change for the corporate landscape.
Posted: 6/28/2017 3:37:42 PM | with 0 comments


BOG Spotlight: Bob Wilson, H. Saga International/Port Alliance

In each issue of Memphis Crossroads, we highlight a Board of Governors level member, showcasing their important role in the Chamber as well as the business community. In this spring's issue, Bob Wilson, CEO of H. Saga International/Port Alliance, shared a little about his business and their involvement with the Chamber.
Posted: 6/27/2017 9:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


Supporting a Mobile Workforce

A variety of things move business productivity towards a more mobile and often remote workforce. Whatever the reason, the ability to maintain productivity is critical to operating your business and can give you a competitive edge. Learn which aspects of technology services should be the cornerstone of your mobile and remote workforce strategy from ProTech, the Chamber's official technology partner.
Posted: 6/26/2017 9:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


Captivating Balloons Rises on the Memphis Event Scene

Through her business, Captivating Balloons, Chamber member and entrepreneur Adrian Winfrey transforms ordinary event spaces into distinctive, head-turning “Wow!” moments. Far beyond kids’ birthday parties, Winfrey's creations are artistic and often complex: If you dream it, she can build it, including balloon chandeliers, elegant centerpieces and towering sculptures.
Posted: 6/20/2017 4:08:14 PM | with 0 comments


Ambassador Spotlight: Susan Mealer, Answering Advantage

In this spring's issue of Memphis Crossroads we highlight Susan Mealer, CEO of Answering Advantage for our Chamber Ambassador Spotlight.
Posted: 6/13/2017 4:26:45 PM | with 0 comments


BOA Spotlight: Dusky Norsworthy, Behind the Scenes

In each issue of Memphis Crossroads, we highlight a Board of Advisor level member, showcasing their important role in the Chamber as well as the business community. Dusky Norsworthy, Owner of Behind the Scenes, shares why her company is part of the Chamber as well as why she loves Memphis.
Posted: 6/6/2017 3:14:02 PM | with 0 comments


Come for the Wrestling, Stay for the Culture

Teddy Gorman’s zestful embrace of what lies ahead and roving appetite to make a big impact on his adopted city more than qualifies him for his leadership spot on the Greater Memphis Chamber’s young professional council. As part of the executive team for SoundCheck, the curly-headed sales director for construction equipment supplier Gorham/Schaffler Inc. found a passion for cleanup initiatives and connected with the business leadership around the city. 
Posted: 5/30/2017 2:39:51 PM | with 0 comments


'Hotelier of the Year' Finds Home in Memphis

Memphis has plenty of boosters, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find one more enthusiastic than Doug Browne. As president of the Peabody Hotel Group, a subsidiary of Belz Enterprises, Browne has been running the South’s Grand Hotel for the 14 years he’s been in the city and he’s clearly good at it. Last year, he received the “Hotelier of the Year” award by the Historic Hotels of America, a tribute to his love for and dedication to The Peabody. Learn more about Doug's journey to Memphis and his investment in our city in this edition of Corner Office.
Posted: 5/19/2017 2:16:44 PM | with 0 comments


Your Business Isn't Prepared to Survive Ransomware: Here's Why

Many business owners do not equate the threat of cybercrime with going out of business, but the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) estimates that half of the small businesses that suffer a cyberattack go out of business within six months. Learn how to protect yourself from one of the greatest cyberattack risks to businesses today from ProTech, the Chamber's official technology partner.
Posted: 5/17/2017 3:19:02 PM | with 0 comments


Lehman Roberts Executive Falls for a City of Generosity

He planned to serve humanity by becoming a doctor, but 45-year-old Patrick Nelson’s life took a turn on the freeway of life. He got a job with a roadway construction company in 1993, and he never looked back. In the few short years after arriving in Memphis to study biology, he’d fallen in love with a city, a woman and an industry. Nelson is now President of Lehman-Roberts, one of the region's most significant producers of asphalt.
Posted: 5/10/2017 11:32:29 AM | with 0 comments


Hotel Napoleon Offers Perfect Blend of Historical and Modern

Celebrating eight months downtown this May, Hotel Napoleon has brightened Downtown Memphis with its singular look that blends the ultra-modern with 1902-era grandeur.
Posted: 5/2/2017 2:44:30 PM | with 0 comments


Memphis in May: Humble Beginnings to $88 Million Impact

Each May, most Memphians can sense something special in the air here – and it’s not just the smell of mouth-watering barbecue. Simply put, each May, residents and visitors alike embrace the best that Memphis has to offer and fall in love with it – either for the first time or all over again. Welcome to Memphis in May, our favorite time of year.
Posted: 5/1/2017 3:45:04 PM | with 0 comments


Memphis Clean by 2019: The People Behind the Effort to Clean Up Our City

In late 2014, the Chamber adopted a battle cry – Memphis Clean by 2019 – to rid the city of trash and blight. What better time to get cleaned up than for the city’s 200th birthday? And what better motivation ­to tackle a problem that impacts not only the quality of life in neighborhoods but also the economic potential of a whole city?

Learn more about how these efforts are moving forward in four areas of Memphis - The Heights, Oak Ridge, Orange Mound, and Southeast Memphis.
Posted: 4/18/2017 11:08:42 AM | with 0 comments


Entrepreneurs Prove Memphis is the Best City for Startup Success: Ivy Mediation

LaMeka founded Ivy Mediation early this year. She works with civil, labor and domestic cases to help resolve conflict. As a “Rule 31 Mediator,” she participates in court-ordered conflict resolution for parties in divorces, for example, and she does volunteer work in mediation. In workplaces, she likes bridging the gap between managers and employees. Ivy Mediation’s services include conflict resolution training, harassment prevention and customer service training.
Posted: 4/11/2017 5:18:33 AM | with 0 comments


Entrepreneurs Prove Memphis is the Best City for Startup Success: eLittle Communications

With years of experience in television journalism, the Johnny Little, Jr. reinvented himself like his father before him and became an entrepreneur, opening eLittle Communications in 2007. 
Posted: 4/4/2017 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments




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The latest news from the Greater Memphis Chamber. For more information, contact Director of Communications Christina Meek at (901) 543-3504 (cmeek@memphischamber.com) or Communications Specialist Jenny C. Fish at (901) 543-3558 (jfish@memphischamber.com).

 

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