The adopted Memphis & Shelby County Regional Economic Development Plan documents seek to prepare Metro Memphis for participation in the rapidly changing global economic landscape.  Focus: A Roadmap for Transforming the Metro Memphis Economy provides a strategic overview for accompanying initiatives such as the Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce and the Metro Memphis Export Alliance.

Memphis Metro Plan Goals

Be the preeminent center for multi-modal movement of goods, specializing in high-value, just-in-time products.
Be the hub for innovation, production and global export of goods and services across target growth industries.
Be the home of broad-based economic opportunity, with improved skills and access to jobs throughout the region.
Be a model of collaboration, with strong capacity for ongoing strategic growth planning and implementation.

Advisory Committee

Dr. Reginald Coopwood

President & CEO
Regional One Health

Dr. M. David Rudd

The University of Memphis

Blair Taylor

Memphis Tomorrow

Phil Trenary

President & CEO
Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce

Reid Dulberger - Staff

President & CEO
Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby County

John Lawrence - Staff

Manager, Strategic Economic Development Planning
Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby County