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<br /> MOMENTUM<br /> A Publication of the Greater Memphis Chamber VOL 1 | 2019<br /> The Industries Fueling the Future<br /> of the Greater Memphis Region<br /> pg 7<br /> The Bluff City’s $19 Million Investment Boom<br /> pg 13<br /> Authenticity Drives Thriving<br /> Memphis Tourism Industry<br /> pg 21<br /> FREE Skills Training for<br /> MEDICAL DEVICE WORKERS<br /> MOVE-HIRE is a tuition-free skills training program,<br /> providing industry recognized credentials, and work-based<br /> learning opportunities, including apprenticeships, on-the-job<br /> training, and internships to prepare participants for careers in<br /> the medical device industry.<br /> Specific careers include: machinists, machine operators,<br /> metal finishers, quality assurance, packaging, and logistics. All<br /><a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=1"> MOMENTUM A Publication of the Greater Memphis Cha</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=2"> FREE Skills Training for MEDICAL DEVICE W</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=3"> CONTENTS 4. A Revitalized Downtown 7. Industry fo</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=4"> Want to know More about the companies, peo</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=5"> FORWARD a note from the President & CEO Memphis</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=6"> Photo courtesy of Mighty Lights </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=7"> Downtown is in the midst of $4 billion in </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=8"> parking garage. The former Wonder Bread bakery wi</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=9"> INDUSTRY FOR A NEW ERA By Toni Lepeska </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=10"> AGRICULTURE GRADUATE INCREASE RATE BY INDUSTRY S</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=11"> “For two centuries, Memphis has been the u</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=12"> LIFE SCIENCES “…with the transportation network </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=13"> 40,000-square-foot expansion to its manufacturing</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=14"> LOGISTICS UNMATCHED LOGISTICS INFRASTRUCTURE A l</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=15"> MAJOR DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS FEDEX LOGISTICS </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=16"> Photo courtesy of Jim Weber </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=17"> “Small and locally-owned businesses create the m</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=18"> makes MEMPHIS headlines St. Jude Children's Resea</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=19"> SCALING UP Leslie Lynn Smith PRESIDENT AND CEO, E</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=20"> INVEST IN MEMPHIS Find local vendors and member</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=21"> Logistics and supply chain management skil</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=22"> Q&A ERIC MILLER SVP ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=23"> Photo courtesy of Downtown Memphis Commission </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=24"> Photo courtesy of Memphis Tourism, Photographer: </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=25"> Civil Rights Museum; and peruse South Main Market</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=26"> RECENT EVENTS Annual Chairman’s Luncheon Annua</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=27"> 1 Holiday in the Mix Held at Southland Gaming</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=28"> 1 MLK Day of Service EVENTS RECAP Chamber st</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=29"> NEW HIRES LEO EVENTS Will Kinman, Vice President,</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=30"> MEMBER NEWS LEO EVENTS MOVES HEADQU</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=31"> CROSSTOWN CONCOURSE, LRK RECEIVE NATIONAL DESIGN </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=32"> NEW MEMBER LISTINGS # 1Link Technology Michell</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=33"> D Dangit Repair Jon Burnett 2145 Union Ave Memph</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=34"> MyCityRides Andy Nix 376 North Cleveland Street M</a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=35"> IN THE NEXT ISSUE OF MOMENTUM Q2 is the Emerging </a> <a title="Momentum Q119 | Economic Development page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/558f11a3?page=36"> 22 N. Front Street, Suite 200 Memphis, TN 38103 </a>