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'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