For more than 175 years, the Greater Memphis Chamber has been the lead economic development organization for Memphis/Shelby County, and is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of 2,200 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals. Our mission is to drive the Memphis business agenda.
As the number one advocate for Memphis business, we work every day to make Memphis an economic leader with a global impact that influences a unique business environment and a glimpse into the soul of our city. By joining the Greater Memphis Chamber, your membership investment supports this important work.
As a member of the Greater Memphis Chamber, we provide you with the personnel and programs that connect companies with workers and attract new industries to our region.
Your membership investment helps existing companies expand and reach new domestic and international markets, and provides you direct access to best practices in business, current marketing research and face-to-face networking opportunities with the decision-makers in our community.
The Chamber strives to keep you informed on issues that may affect your business and the quality of life in Memphis. On your behalf, the Chamber staff proactively works with business and community leaders to make sure Memphis has a business-friendly climate so your company can prosper and take advantage of opportunities in the marketplace.
With your support and investment, we will fulfill the Chamber’s mission to drive the Memphis business agenda for Greater Memphis.
Benefits of Membership Include:
The Region's Largest Business Network
Membership includes you in the region’s largest business network and brings opportunities to develop strategic relationships. Who you know and what they know may be your most valuable asset.
Online Membership Directory Listing
Listing and a link to your website in our online directory at memphischamber.com, which has over 100,000 unique visitors per year.
You and your employees receive a subscription to our weekly e-newsletter Chamber Beat which shares our latest headlines and events for the coming week. Make sure we have your employees’ emails. Login to your account or contact Lauren Loeb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our award-winning quarterly e-magazine will keep you informed with the stories that shape our business community. Whether we are featuring our Young Memphians or Top 10 Companies to Watch, Memphis Crossroads features Chamber members only. Should you have a story to tell, good news about your business or an issue that impacts all business owners, let us know – we are always looking for leads. Contact Jenny Fish at email@example.com for more information.
Company Recognition on MemphisChamber.com
For one month, your company will be recognized throughout the Members section of the Chamber’s website, which receives over 100,000 unique visitors annually.
Member News & Community Calendar
Promote new hires, job listings, events, expansions, awards, or new product offerings in the Member News section of our website. Member News is pushed weekly in the Chamber Beat, our weekly e-newsletter. Contact Lauren Loeb at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Our Member2Member Marketplace allows Chamber members to offer special discounts on goods and services to fellow members of the Chamber. Password protected, view current discounts through the members-only portal at memphischamber.com/login.
Affinity & Beyond
The Greater Memphis Chamber’s Affinity Program is an exclusive package of tangible benefits included with your Chamber membership. After carefully surveying our members, the Chamber team went to work to negotiate special pricing on those products and services our members told us they needed most. By taking advantage of one or more of these programs, your business will see a return-on-your-membership and a stronger bottom-line!
Program Partners Include:
For more information about these programs, please contact Lauren Loeb at email@example.com.
Advice On Tap
Designed for small- and mid-size business owners, the Advice On Tap program is designed to allow 30-minute free consultations with the region’s leading minds in professional areas including accounting, human resources, legal advice, marketing and expansion. Contact Lauren Loeb at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The goal of the Mentor Memphis business mentoring program is to strengthen our community’s private sector with an eye toward overall economic growth, job creation and an abundance of products and services that our consumer base values. Mentors are available to their mentees on a 6-month consulting basis, for a minimum of 2 hours per month. Contact Lauren Loeb at email@example.com for more information.
To be launched later in 2015, Chamber members will have access to information about bidding, insurance requirements, specialized procurement needs, points of contact, and more – for dozens of regional companies and government agencies - through the ChamberDirect program. Contact Lauren Loeb at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Representing over 200,000 employees in the Greater Memphis area, the Chamber provides an opportunity for you to participate in sector-driven councils, including: Regional Logistics Council, Manufacturing Council, Government Affairs Committee, International Business Council and the Small Business Council. Please contact your Business Development Consultant to determine your interests.
NETWORKING & EVENTS
More than 60 networking opportunities will be available each year, from a Small Business Council events to our Annual Chairman’s Luncheon, a calendar of events is available at memphischamber.com/events.
CHAMBER SERVICES (additional fees may be required)
Certificate of Origin
Discount on Business Intelligence Store Products
Homeland Security Assessments
Malcolm Baldrige Assessment
In addition to the above benefits, your membership in the Greater Memphis Chamber also supports the recruitment, retention and expansion of the Memphis business community through the work of the full-time economic development team. We bring jobs to the community.
For more information about any of these programs or additional services, contact your Business Development Consultant or Lauren Loeb, Membership Director, at (901) 543-3508.