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Chamber encourages Mid-Southerners to show "LUV" for Southwest Airlines in the Memphis market.
Small Business, Big Ideas »
Happy National Small Business Week! This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Small Business Administration’s signature event.
In honor of the National Small Business Week and our way of saying thank you, the Chamber is excited to introduce a social media roundtable where we want to hear from the Memphis Small Business community.
Chamber Staff and Ambassadors were excited to join Victory Packaging in celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony May 16, 2013. Their new location on 4500 Malone Road, Suite 102, lies in "the core" of Memphis.
The Greater Memphis Chamber Staff and Ambassadors celebrated Mississippi River Office Solutions' rebranding with a ribbon cutting celebration followed by cocktail reception with gourmet hors d'oeuvres. Owner Carrie Rundhaug took a minute to answer some questions about the new showroom and the entrepreneurial spirit...
YOUR CHAMBER AT WORK »
Every year, the Chamber invites national site selectors, media and economic development consultants to Memphis for a Red Carpet Tour. This special, invitation-only two-day event is part of our proactive agenda to showcase Memphis’ assets in the manufacturing, logistics and bioscience sectors. The goal is to have these "red carpet" attendees leave Memphis with a better understanding of Memphis’ capabilities and strengths, because your Chamber at work knows that promoting these strengths is vital to Memphis’ economic development strategy. Dean Barber, president and CEO of Barber Busienss Advisors, LLC, was one such invitee who shared some feedback on his tour experience.
Small Business, Big Ideas »
Picture this. You deliver a great sales pitch. Your prospect gives you strong buying signals. As the meeting ends, your prospect says that they are likely to move forward and will call in a couple days to finalize things. Swoosh! Nothing but net!
You leave on top of the world. Days pass – no call. A week later, you’re calling your prospect, with no response. Weeks of phone tag and rescheduled meetings leave you feeling frustrated.
If you’ve ever sold, I’m sure you’ve felt this pain. So, what happened?
The Greater Memphis Chamber Staff and Ambassadors were excited to celebrate Artisent Floors' grand opening with a ribbon cutting in their newly renovated store located at 2449 Scaper Street in Memphis. Formerly known as "Carpet Tech", Artisent Floors' new showroom and name reflect how they offer so much more than just carpet ...
Your Chamber At Work »
One of our recent additions to the Chamber staff is the always-smiling, smartly-dressed Erik Henneghan, a Business Development Consultant. Always out and about meeting with his Chamber member clients, Erik is an expert on how to use Chamber member resources to help grow your business. Be on the lookout for more blogs by Erik on how to use the Chamber for business success.
The Greater Memphis Chamber and Ambassadors were proud to be a part of The Office@Uptown's grand opening of their new location at 594 North Second Street in Memphis on May 10, 2013. This new internet cafe located in uptown Memphis is designed to cater to small business and individuals who need a professional place to work and meet, but it's really so much more than that ...
M Blog: Everything Memphis »
The Greater Memphis Chamber and Memphis Light, Gas and Water have a great working relationship. When the Chamber is recruiting new business to Memphis, MLGW is usually a role player, helping to create an attractive utility package. Our low utility rates, the lowest in the nation I might add, help keep overhead costs down. Among other factors, powering a new office building, manufacturing plant or warehouse can have a major impact on a company’s bottom line.
The Greater Memphis Chamber Staff and Ambassadors were delighted to join QBot in their grand opening for the new smart phone mobile app and partnerships with many businesses in the Memphis area. And we got an inside look at what makes the QBot app so ... well, sweet ... and how it all works.