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Greater Memphis Chamber offering new digital Lunch in the Know Series

Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

Free series provides coaching and insights in building resilient businesses in the COVID-19 era

Memphis, Tenn. (April 15, 2020) – The Greater Memphis Chamber announced that one of its signature programs will now be offered as a weekly interactive webinar.

Beginning Tuesday, April 16, Lunch in the Know, a once monthly program, will re-emerge as a digital experience available to all members of the Memphis area business community. The virtual event is presented by the Chamber’s Small Business Council and is sponsored by Independent Bank. Southland Casino Racing is the program sponsor and Baptist Memorial Healthcare is the event sponsor.

“Small business is the heartbeat of this city,” said Susan Stephenson Co-chair and President of Independent Bank. “As a sponsor of the Chamber’s Small Business Council, we are particularly proud to be able to bring this program directly to the small business owners during this challenging time.”

“Taking your Business from Defense to Offense in Times of Disruption”

The series kicked off Thursday, April 16 at noon CST with Marshall Martin, Senior Coach with business coaching firm, Petra Coach. Martin introduced participants to his a four-step process for mitigating business loss and planning for intentional action to help businesses overcome disruption and prepare for an upturn.

To learn about upcoming webinars, visit the Chamber’s event calendar here.

“Our Lunch in the Know program has always featured presentations from some of the best and brightest local business leaders addressing important issues for small business success,” said Beverly Robertson, President & CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber. “In the age of COVID-19, we see this program as an invaluable resource to the entire business community and we are working to bring in experts that can help our businesses be as resilient as possible.”