Month: October 2017

Knoxville Chamber Releases 2016-2017 Annual Report

YEAR IN REVIEW: BY THE NUMBERS   The Knoxville Chamber focuses on three guiding objectives to achieve its goal of driving regional economic prosperity: ENGAGE the business community, INFLUENCE the business climate, and STRIVE for distinction. The metrics illustrated below provide a snapshot of the Chamber’s progress towards these goals during the 2016-17 fiscal year. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  ...

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Celebrating Local Women in Business

To honor the contributions of working women and the employers who support working women and their families, Business and Professional Women’s Foundation celebrates National Business Women’s Week® (NBWW) during the third week of October. We’re joining in that celebration and recognizing some of the outstanding woman-owned businesses in our region that greatly contribute to our local economy and community. The most recent data collected from the Economic Census and Survey of Business Owners by the U.S. Census (2012), indicates that women-owned businesses make a large impact on our region. In the Knoxville MSA, there were 23,445 female-owned businesses, totaling nearly $4...

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Nominations for 2018 Pinnacle Business Awards Now Open

  The Knoxville Chamber is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with Regions Bank for the annual Pinnacle Business Awards gala. The prestigious, black-tie event celebrates regional business excellence and honors outstanding contributions to enterprise. “Regions Bank is passionate about the advancement of the communities we serve,” said Michelle Walters, Regions Bank East Tennessee and North Carolina Area President. “We are proud to partner with the Knoxville Chamber in recognizing the regional businesses and business professionals who are also committed to positively impacting our community through their ingenuity, innovation, and investment.” “A Pinnacle Business Award is one of the...

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