Regional Links

Economic Development Entities 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Tennessee Valley Authority Economic Development

Southeast Industrial Development Association

Southeast Tennessee Development District

East Tennessee Economic Development Agency

Tennessee Economic Development Council

Southern Economic Development Council

International Economic Development Council


Local Communities 

McMinn County

City of Athens

City of Etowah

Town of Englewood

City of Niota


Chambers of Commerce 

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Athens Area Chamber of Commerce

Etowah Area Chamber of Commerce

Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce

Knoxville Chamber


Utilities Providers 

Tennessee Valley Authority

Spectra Energy East Tennessee Natural Gas

Athens Utilities Board

Etowah Utilities Board

Volunteer Electric Cooperative

AT&T Business

Comcast Business


Workforce and Training 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Tennessee Career Center


Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens

Cleveland State Community College One Source

University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services


Education Providers 

McMinn County Schools

Athens City Schools

Etowah City Schools

East Tennessee Japanese School

Cleveland State Community College

Tennessee Wesleyan College

University of Tennessee Knoxville

University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Tennessee Board of Regents



Tennessee Department of Transportation

McMinn County Airport

CSX Railroad

Norfolk Southern Railroad

McGhee Tyson Airport

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport

Foreign Trade Zone

Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport

Nashville International Airport

Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway


Technology Resources 

Chattanooga Technology Council

Oak Ridge National Laboratories

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Y-12 National Security Complex

Spallation Neutron Source

University of Tennessee Research Foundation

Carbon Fiber Composites Consortium

National Transportation Research Center

Tech 20/20

Advanced Manufacturing and Prototyping Center of East Tennessee  


Entrepreneurial Services 

Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Small Business Administration

The INCubator Hamilton County Business Development Center

Cleveland Bradley Business Incubator

The Company Lab


Lifestyle Resources 

Starr Regional Medical Center

Tennessee Overhill Heritage Association

McMinn Living Heritage Museum

The Arts Center

The Etowah Arts Commission

City of Athens Parks and Recreation

City of Etowah Parks and Recreation

Springbrook Golf & Country Club

Rock Springs Golf Course

Hiwassee River Rail Adventure

Athens Downtown Business Association

National Moofest Dairy Festival


Visit Knoxville

Chattanooga Fun

Southeast Tennessee Tourism Association

Tennessee Tourism

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