Partners

THE CITY OF MEMPHIS RENAISSANCE BUSINESS CENTER, a One-Stop-Shop, provides entrepreneurs and small businesses in Memphis with training, one-on-one counseling, access to capital and information to assist in their success. Located at 555 Beale Street Memphis, TN 38103 Phone:(901) 526-9300 Fax: (901) 525-2357www.memphistn.gov

MID SOUTH MINORITY BUSINESS COUNCIL CONTINUUM is a non-traditional minority economic development agency uniquely structured to identify the challenges and issues facing Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and then in turn systematically design programs and services that help them provide solutions to MMBC corporate members. 158 Madison Avenue Memphis, TN  38103 Phone:(901) 525-6512Fax:(901) 525-5204 www.mmbc-memphis.org

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS is to propel women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. NAWBO offers members a selection of benefits for their business including opportunities for networking, support, encouragement, idea exchange, and discounts on goods and services. 2840 Summer Oaks #103 Bartlett, TN 38134 Phone: (901) 328-8842 Fax: (901) 328-8842 www.nawbomemphis.org 

GREATER MEMPHIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE exists to improve our quality of life by consistently strengthening our quality of place. We are a diverse organization of civic, community, business and professional leaders whose collective mission is:Economic Development: To strengthen our area’s existing business and to serve as a catalyst for new commerce and economic development. Community Development: 22 North Front St Memphis, TN 38103 Phone: (901) 543-3500 www.memphischamber.com

THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION is an independent agency of the Federal Government that helps people launch and grow their businesses. In addition to providing government guaranteed loans through banks, the SBA offers various counseling and workshops for all entrepreneurs, including women- and minority-owned businesses, and economically disadvantaged business owners. 555 Beale Street Memphis, TN 38103 Phone: (901) 526-9300 Fax: (901) 525-2357 www.sba.gov

THE TENNESSEE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER offers free assistance to help business owners grow and develop successful, thriving businesses. TSBDC has 2 full service centers and 2 satellite offices in Shelby and Lafayette counties, along with several smaller affiliate offices, ready to serve the small business community. 555 Beale StreetMemphis, TN 38103 Phone: (901) 526-9300 Fax: (901) 525 2357 www.tsbdc.org

MEMPHIS AREA MINORITY CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION is a non-profit organization comprised of the African American business owners with over 150 years combined experience in the construction and trade industry. MAMCA serves as a channel and provides networking opportunities, training, and mentoring to prepare and assist individuals in becoming business owners in the construction industry. 555 Beale Street Memphis, TN 38103 Phone: (901) 526-9300  Fax: (901) 525-2357www.memphisminoritycontractors.com

TENNESSEE MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL is a privately funded, not-for-profit organization dedicated to building partnerships between minority-owned businesses that supply quality goods and services and major corporations that need those quality products. TMSDC provides continuous education on diversity, business standards and partnership building that benefits its members. 220 Athens Way # 105 Nashville, TN 37228-1300 Phone: (615) 259-4699  Fax: (615) 259-9480  www.tmsdc.net