On February 20, the business leadership of the Greater Memphis Chamber launched the very first Job Fuel Conference. Determined that Memphis will win and be one of the first cities in the nation to capture global success by focusing on creating good jobs, this "Conference on Jobs Creation" was presented in partnership with the leadership of Duncan-Williams, Inc. One of the featured speakers was Chief Economist and Vice President at FedEx, Gene Huang. In this follow-up blog to his on-stage discussion, Huang elaborates on not only the specific challenges he sees for job creation in metro areas accross the country, but what he believes Memphis can do to overcome these challenges using strengths the city already possesses.
M Blog: Everything Memphis »
One of our Chamber members, Agape Child & Family Services, is hosting their 15th annual Heartlight event where they bring in a special guest speaker. This year, they’re bringing Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow as their main speaker. The Chamber’s Christina Meek sat down with Agape to find out more about their special event.
MEMPHIS FIT »
“Let’s skip the holiday hubbub, the shopping frenzy, the annual holiday party…just skip it and go on a cruise away from it all!” Do we have to skip the holidays to reduce holiday stress? NO!
As an employee at the Chamber, I get to meet interesting people and do some pretty awesome things. Speaking of awesome things ...
Small Business, Big Ideas »
Most discussions about hiring people focus upon the candidate credentials and resumes. This is neither an Art nor Science relative to hiring Superior Performers – which should be the objective of any organization that is hiring people in our competitive global economy.
The Soundtrack Project »
As immigrants navigate the complex, emotional experience of becoming an American citizen, Rosalva King is there to help.
YOUR CHAMBER AT WORK »
When it comes to recruiting and keeping talent in Memphis, there is not a better tool than the development of our green space and bike lanes. Shelby Farms, the Green Line, bike lanes throughout the city and county, all create a “green necklace” that connects all of our community. Another project that we would like to see come to fruition is the Harahan Bridge Project...