U.S. Department of Commerce Designates Memphis an IMCP Manufacturing Community

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Memphis as one of 12 communities that have received designations under the Obama Administration’s Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative.  This program, which the Greater Memphis Chamber applied for, is designed to accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing in communities nationwide by supporting the development of long-term economic development strategies. The 12 designated communities will have access to coordinated support for their strategies from eleven federal agencies with more than $1 billion available in federal economic development assistance.

For the full news release, visit the Greater Memphis Chamber’s website here.