EDGE works closely with national, regional, and local partner organizations. Some of these organizations include the following:
In 2016, EDGE and the Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research (SBBER) at The University of Memphis partnered to develop a data warehouse and analysis program. The purpose of this endeavor is to provide data and analysis that describes the Memphis MSA’s economic condition and provides comparisons to peer metros throughout the country. The goal of thememphiseconomy.com is to provide a site that can be used as an economic barometer for local elected officials, community leaders, economic development professionals, community-based organizations, and the general public. The data is available to the public at www.thememphiseconomy.com.
The U.S. Commercial Service is part of the International Trade Administration under the US Department of Commerce. Its goal is to help US companies export overseas and attract foreign direct investment to the US. The US Commercial Service provides support including market intelligence, business-to-business matchmaking services, international company vetting, market access support and advocacy through its network of offices located in most states and in US Embassies and Consulates in more than 70 countries.