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JOC Inland Distribution Conference Comes to Memphis

The JOC Inland Distribution Conference is the must-attend conference for retailers, manufacturers and other companies that utilize trucking, intermodal and seaports and need strategies to manage tight trucking capacity and rising prices associated with today's challenging transportation landscape. The conference typically attracts 400 logistics professionals. 
Posted: 8/31/2015 2:15:33 PM | with 0 comments

Represent Everyday - September is Attendance Awareness Month

The Greater Memphis Chamber joins Shelby County citizens and businesses to participate in national Attendance Awareness Month. Currently, too many of our students are missing too much school. In fact, 22,000 students were chronically absent last year in Shelby County, causing them to fall behind academically, exacerbating achievement gaps and dropout rates.
Posted: 8/25/2015 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

Trading LA Life for Memphis Accessibility

The following is a feature from an issue of our Memphis Crossroads digital magazine. Click here to view the full magazine.

When 26-year-old Jordan Jackson left Los Angeles for Memphis about 18 months ago, she walked right into open arms. Having been raised in Wynne, Arkansas, she was aware of Memphis’ friendly reputation. But only when she arrived did Jackson discover exactly how important the welcoming spirit of the Bluff City would be to the tempo of her life.
Posted: 8/17/2015 11:58:59 AM | with 0 comments

All In: Jim Maddox and the Chamber's Chairman's Circle Fight to Make Memphis a Better Place

The following is a feature in our Memphis Crossroads digital magazine. Click here to view the full magazine.

Dinner conversation sometimes sways to the problems of Memphis and when it does, Jim Maddox has an answer: “We’re working this.”
Posted: 8/11/2015 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

Rieger Joins Memphis Ranks for the War for Jobs

The following is a feature from an issue of Memphis Crossroads digital magazine. Click here to view the original article or the full magazine.

All the right decisions were being made, and Tom Rieger wanted to be a part of it. And so he packed his bags and moved to Memphis, a place he believes is on the threshold of being “one of the greatest cities on Earth.”
Posted: 8/4/2015 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

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