Economic Climate

 From Time Magazine: “The Top 25 Cities Where Millennials are Moving.” 

From Time Magazine: “The Top 25 Cities Where Millennials are Moving.” 

According to the Memphis Chamber of Commerce, millions of people come to Memphis for its food, arts community, and history. The savviest ones discover a great place to do business. Low tax rates, an attractive cost of living, and affordable real estate create an ideal business climate. Success is practically guaranteed with tax incentives, infrastructure support, and a skilled workforce.

 Image via Memphis Dancer  @lilbuckdalegend  Instagram

Image via Memphis Dancer @lilbuckdalegend Instagram

Arts Climate

In 2017 ArtsMemphis made a  formal announcement of the findings included in the Arts and Economic Prosperity V ("AEP5"), Americans for the Arts (AFTA) report, a year-long research study in partnership with the Tennessee Arts Commission.  Over the course of 2015, the project involved 14,439 arts groups across the country, including more than 600 organizations in Tennessee, and more than 70 in Shelby County. 

View video (above) for remarks by Phil Trenary (President & CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber), Anne Pope (Executive Director of the Tennessee Arts Commission), Ritche Manley Bowden (Chair of the Tennessee Arts Commission), Elizabeth Rouse (President & CEO of ArtsMemphis), and Lucy Lee (Board Chair of ArtsMemphis). Video is Courtesy of Arts Memphis and Tennessee Arts Commission.