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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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Troy Glasgow
The following is an excerpt from the Fall Issue of Memphis Crossroads. To see the original article or view the full magazine click here.

In recent months, Baptist Memorial Health Care brought on new leadership even as the health care industry is undergoing significant changes. Three of the newly appointed executives spoke about the challenges of maintaining a large corporation in a changing marketplace where attention to the individual and the community is paramount.

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It’s that time of year again—the time of year where you formulate your New Year’s resolutions and dream of making next year your best year yet. And let’s face it—most of you are hoping a healthier, fitter version of yourself resides somewhere in 2015. I know I am. 

Start making progress today by signing up for the 2015 Move it Memphis 10k on Saturday, March 7. With the tips and workout schedule below, you’ll quickly make strides toward your fitness goals. 

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The Greater Memphis Chamber Staff and Ambassadors joined the Memphis Area Association of Realtors for a ribbon cutting to celebrate their office's new beautiful renovation, located at 6393 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38119.

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It can be really confusing when trying to sort out the details for bidding on government contracts and doing business with large corporations. One of the many questions, that stumps business owners is - Are you certified? Acronyms float around like 8A, RFP, RFQ, MBE, WBE, LSB, SBE, GoDBE, LOSB, and DBE. To make it even more challenging, not every government entity or corporation will accept the same type of certification. With so many different qualifications and certifying agencies, you may need some assistance. Primarily, you need to know which certifications will apply to your type of business and which ones will best benefit you in the bidding process.

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

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Read Part 1 of our media and economic development trip to New York City here.

Business, basketball and bedroom furniture - that’s how I would sum up our second and most important day in New York City. The Chamber team - along with members of the Chairman’s Circle - traveled to the Big Apple as part of a strategic economic development plan to promote Memphis’ business assets and culture and recruit new jobs to the Memphis area.

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