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From The Top: 3,000 - The Chamber's New Favorite Number

Ask our members what’s a priority for their business, and I guarantee you a qualified workforce will be a top answer. We made incredible progress toward this request when the Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce (GMACW) was launched in November. The GMACW has committed to support our goal of providing skilled training for 3000 individuals this year. Three thousand new skilled workers in Memphis will have an immediate and direct impact on our goal to reduce the unemployment rate and increase the number of middle class jobs in the Greater Memphis Area.
Posted: 4/15/2015 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

From The Top: Show Your #MEMLUV, Fly Southwest

About two years ago, the Chamber was instrumental in recruiting Southwest Airlines to Memphis. With an internal campaign (#MEMLUV), our team helped recruit new Rapid Rewards members. Southwest launched its Memphis services with daily flights to Baltimore, Chicago (twice daily), Houston and Orlando. Then, last November they added a second round trip to Houston.
Posted: 4/8/2015 1:49:02 PM | with 0 comments

From the Top: Selling Memphis 101

Through growing up in Oklahoma and spending my young adult life in Texas, I learned the value of pride for where you come from. In Oklahoma, people are humble and respect the land, and in Texas - well, you ‘don’t mess with Texas.’ But what about us Memphians? What do we boast about our city when we are with out-of-town friends and family? 
Posted: 4/1/2015 10:17:26 AM | with 0 comments