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1. Trump Cancels Summit, Citing 'Open Hostility' By North Korea
- Friday, May 25, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump on Thursday called off next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, calling the cancellation a "tremendous setback" for peace and stressing that the US military was ready to respond to any "foolish or reckless acts" by the North.
2. RegionSmart Summit Brings Out Best of the Mid-South
- Friday, April 27, 2018
Though the Mid-South is made up of a many different neighborhoods, cities and even states, many of the ties that bind the region together were on display at the third annual RegionSmart Summit.
The Thursday, April 26 conference held at the Halloran Center for the Performing Arts & Education, featured a convening of the are area’s mayors followed by a trio of national speakers all with the intent to strengthen the intra-regional dialogue.
3. RegionSmart Summit To Focus On Fourth Bluff
- Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Since its inception, Memphis and The Fourth Chickasaw Bluff on the Mississippi River have been bound together.
So as Memphis is going through its latest growth spurt, so too is the Fourth Bluff as it was selected to be a part of a $40 million national initiative known as Reimagining the Civic Commons.
4. Regional Win
- Saturday, April 21, 2018
In an increasingly interconnected world, having a cohesive economic regionalism strategy is becoming more of a must-have for successful metropolitan areas.
To facilitate this, the Urban Land Institute held Memphis’ first RegionSmart Summit in 2016 to gather all of the area’s government, economic development and community leaders in one place to collectively address some of the region’s most pressing planning and development issues.
5. Third Annual RegionSmart Summit to Be Held April 26
- Friday, April 13, 2018
More than 300 government, economic development and community leaders will gather at the third annual RegionSmart Summit this month to discuss some of the Mid-South’s biggest planning issues.
Hosted by the Mid-South Mayors’ Council and the Urban Land Institute’s local affiliate, ULI Memphis, the April 26 summit at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education will tackle topics such as the future of workforce development, transportation and land use.
6. Last Word: The Mural Takedown, Corker's Calculation and Beale Crowd Control
- Monday, February 12, 2018
Cue the organ music from the old-fashioned television soap operas: As the weekend began, city public works crews had painted over – either completely or partially – a lot of the Paint Memphis program murals on the west side of Willett near Lamar. That would be the ones city council members complained about and others that no one complained about.
7. Beale Crowd Control Consultant Has Early Ideas
- Monday, February 12, 2018
The head of the crowd-control consulting firm hired to study and make recommendations on crowds in the Beale Street Entertainment District already has tentative ideas.
Peter Ashwin of Event Risk Management Solutions of Boise, Idaho, met with the Beale Street Task Force last week to map out the study’s course, with a final report due May 21.
8. Riding New Wave
- Saturday, April 22, 2017
In 2007, about a half-dozen Memphis companies came together to found the Urban Land Institute Memphis chapter. It was a fine start. Six years later, ULI Memphis was convening a group of mayors from the tri-state area and, at least initially, trying very hard to make it informal and non-threatening.
9. Transit Options Vital to Regions, Expert Says
- Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Establishing mode share in a region – the percentage of travelers using a certain a mode of transportation – is one the first and most important baselines for a region to establish on the way to improving transportation as a whole.
10. Brewer Named President Of Versant Supply Chain
- Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Buck Brewer has been promoted to president of Memphis-based Versant Supply Chain Inc. A 20-year veteran of the supply chain industry, Brewer joined Versant six years ago and had served as its chief operating officer since January 2014.
Brewer, 40, assumes the president’s position from Richard J. Peters, who will continue to serve as Versant’s chairman.
Over the past several years, Versant has expanded from a small freight brokerage into a provider of specialized labor, freight and flexible space solutions supporting large global supply chain organizations.
The company currently has 130 full-time employees and employs 3,000 full-time-equivalent associates through its partnerships with customers.
Brewer says that while most people would say his job is to oversee the day-to-day operation and overall growth strategy of the company, he believes his job is “to support the incredibly talented individuals that truly drive the company and make it what it is today.”
11. Infrastructure, Attitude Shifts Could Decrease Medical District Parking Needs
- Wednesday, October 5, 2016
The Memphis Medical District has 16,000 employees, 8,000 students – and 250 acres of surface parking lots. National experts say the district’s parking footprint could hinder further growth.
12. Wal-Mart Pushes ‘Made in America’ at Summit
- Friday, August 23, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping for a groundswell "made-in-America" movement.
13. Boyle Insurance adds Jeff Puckett
- Monday, April 9, 2012
Jeff Puckett has joined Boyle Insurance Agency Inc. as an account executive in the Nashville area.
14. Privatization Thoughts Highlight Changes
- Monday, February 27, 2012
Here’s a roundup of what some of the city’s banks and bankers, investment professionals, mortgage brokers, asset management firms and other financial services shops have been up to in recent weeks.
15. Summit Touts Return of Demand
- Friday, August 26, 2011
“Demand is back” was the theme at the ninth annual Southern Lodging Summit held Downtown this week at The Peabody hotel and the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
Hoteliers and industry execs gathered for the 2011 Summit, which was organized by the Metropolitan Memphis Hotel & Lodging Association and hotel consulting firm Pinkowski & Co.
16. Open Dialogue
- Monday, March 21, 2011
Ask a group of teenagers whether they feel their ideas are taken seriously by adults and it’s pretty much guaranteed the response will be a unanimous, resounding “No.”
But if those teens participate in Imagine Memphis, a citywide initiative designed to connect youth and adults to imagine and create a better Memphis, the response to that question is likely to be an overwhelmingly positive one.
- Friday, October 2, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a Small Business Council summit Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Featured speakers will include Don Hutson, Austin Baker, Amy Howell and Dr. George Deitz. Cost is $50 for members and $100 for nonmembers. Deadline for reservations is today. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
18. Take Back! Mayoral Resignation Saga Marches On
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Less than a week after he said he was going to give up the office of mayor in July, Willie Herenton has taken back what originally seemed to be a simple but stunning plan to leave the mayor's office with plenty of notice.
19. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
20. Leadership Memphis Names Sessoms Board Chair
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Leadership Memphis has named Glenn Sessoms its board chair for 2007-2008. Sessoms is currently the vice president of the FedEx Memphis Hub Day Sort, where he manages 3,500 employees, four directors, 25 senior managers and 150 managers. He is a twice-decorated Five Star Award winner, the highest level of recognition at FedEx. Sessoms also is a 1997 graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive Program.
21. Legal Administrators Group Hosts Legal Services Expo
- Monday, October 24, 2005
The University of Memphis' River City Writer's Series hosts a reading by author Jill McCorkle at 7 p.m. at Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. McCorkle also will offer an interview session and writing workshop Wednesday on the University of Memphis campus. For more information, call 678-2651 or visit www.memphis.edu/rivercitywriters.
22. Business Leaders Seek to Raise Funds for Schools
- Monday, August 29, 2005
When Charles McVean, a successful commodities trader with his own investment firm, wanted to reverse years of decline at his alma mater, the idea of forming the Greater East High Foundation with the help of several business leaders was born.
23. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, January 12, 2004
Millington Residents Form Civitan Club Jan. 12
Millington residents interested in becoming charter members of the now-forming Millington Civitan Club meet from noon to 1 p.m. at the Baker Community Center, 7942 Church St. Agenda inclu...
24. Archived Article: Springhill (lead)
- Thursday, August 24, 2000
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Marriott taps Court Square for suites By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall on a Springhill Suites by Marriott at Court Square and Main Street behind the Falls Building. Springhill Suit...
25. Archived Article: Sgp (lead)
- Tuesday, April 11, 2000
By Stacey Wiedower Consulting firm opens office in Memphis By Stacey Wiedower The Daily News Companies in need of risk management and insurance solutions now have a new outlet to turn to in Memphis Dallas-based Summit Global Partners. The internatio...
26. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 22, 1997
Sept. 22 Sept. 22 The Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute will offer "Market Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate" through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at 6393 Poplar Ave. The cost is $745 for CCIM candidates ...
27. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 15, 1997
Sept Sept. 15 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at the Lulu Grille, 565 Erin Drive. Networking begins at 6 p.m., and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be attorney Patrick B. Mason, who will discuss the Tax Relief Ac...
28. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 8, 1997
Sept Sept. 8 The Laurelwood Business and Professional Women will meet at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Road Extended from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 685-0495. The Shelby County Republican Womens Club will meet at 11 a.m. at...