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“There is not one person in Memphis who will not benefit from this plan.”

Guest writer Jon Sparks explains the newly-released Aerotropolis Master Plan and speaks with business professionals in the area to get their take on the plan.

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M Blog: Everything Memphis »
We couldn’t be more excited for the start of April. April means springtime, beautiful weather and Memphis green spaces, but it also means we start taking nominations for the 2014 Young Memphians!

Each year we recognize ten young professionals who are taking flight in one of the Greater Memphis Chamber member businesses, and YOU get to nominate them. 

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Memphis Fit »
Local24 morning anchors Joy Lambert & Rodney Dunigan sport the stylish Move It Memphis 2014 t-shirt.
The 6th annual Move it Memphis 5k/10k received a great turnout on February 15. Our runners got to experience Downtown Memphis like never before. From running past the iconic Beale Street to witnessing the peaceful scenery of the South Bluffs, those who participated caught a glimpse of Downtown’s unique beauty and promoted a healthy lifestyle in the process.

You can extend that euphoric feeling of crossing the finish line a little longer by:

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The Greater Memphis Chamber Staff and Ambassadors were happy to end their week with a nice treat from the new Baskin Robbins location on 1168 N. Houston Levee Road in Cordova, Tenn.  After the ribbon cutting celebration guests got to taste all of the many flavors of ice cream!

Owner, Risha Chopra, answered some questions about his new business in Cordova...

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Small Business, Big Ideas »
Oh, the vision statement. You know what I’m talking about. That you-can-do-it statement painted on the break room wall that gets more coffee stains than attention.

If we’re going to be honest, usually that sentence is so jam-packed with marketing fluff that no one is even sure what it means, much less how it applies to the company. And don’t even get me started on how dreadfully long it is – if it gets any longer you’re going to need a bigger break room wall (and a nap). 

In order to clear up your vision, you need to clean up your language. Here are five business-babble words that you need to stop using right now.

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The Soundtrack Project »
As immigrants navigate the complex, emotional experience of becoming an American citizen, Rosalva King is there to help.

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Your Chamber At Work »
In the Spring edition of Memphis Crossroads Magazine, we are highlighting seven women who are trailblazing their way through the Memphis business scene. While each has become successful following her own path, all of them would admit that they didn't travel those paths alone. Sometimes, when climbing the leadership mountain, it's good to know how to find footholds.

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