Tennessee Reception at MRO Americas
April 9, 2019 | Atlanta
MRO Americas is the premier event for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry, and TEP hosted a reception in conjunction with this year’s event in Atlanta. The Tennessee reception took place at Terminus 330 on Tuesday, April 9 for select MRO attendees. The event was well-attended and led to four projects, 400 jobs and two leads that are expected to turn into projects in the next six months.

Tennessee Reception at Coverings
April 10, 2019 | Orlando
The tile and ceramic industry is continuing to grow throughout Tennessee, and TEP once again capitalized on this industry by planning an event around the Coverings Conference. This year’s Coverings Conference took place April 9-12 in Orlando, and the Tennessee Economic Partnership worked closely with the State of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and Tennessee Valley Authority to host a reception at B.B. King’s on Wednesday, April 10 for select Coverings attendees. It was a successful, well-attended event.

Tennessee Reception at SAMPE
May 21, 2019 | Charlotte
TEP will co-host a Tennessee reception with the Composites Coalition on from 6-8 p.m. on May 21 at Essex Bar & Bistro, which is walking distance from the SAMPE Conference at the Charlotte Convention Center. If you have not already registered for the conference, please do so by visiting www.sampeamerica.org, and by emailing Jena@tennep.com to confirm your attendance at the reception. Our current participating members include Matt Garland, Chassen Haynes, Mark Herbison, Doug Lawyer, Adam Murray, Justin Snow and Clay Walker.

Tennessee Whiskey Tasting at Select USA
June 11, 2019 | Washington D.C.
TEP will sponsor a Tennessee whiskey tasting at ECD’s booth at Select USA on June 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. If you have not already registered for the conference but are interested in attending, please visit the conference website to sign up.

Memphis Blue Carpet Tour
September 18-20, 2019 | Memphis

TEP will be supporting the upcoming Memphis Blue Carpet Tour hosted by the Greater Memphis Chamber. The event will include a Welcome Reception and the FedEx hub tour on the first evening. On Thursday, the group will tour St. Jude, then head to Crosstown in the afternoon for lunch and presentations by EpiCenter, Memphis/Shelby County Airport Authority, Downtown Memphis Commission, Existing Business, Workforce and Greater Memphis Medical Device Council. There will be a dinner that night followed by time on Beale Street. The event will end on Friday beginning with breakfast at The Peabody’s Capriccio Grill with members of the Memphis/Shelby County Economic Development Team, followed by optional tours of Graceland, Stax or National Civil Rights Museum.

Additional targeted events for 2019 include:
Week of June 24: Key Market Visit/Potential Conversation with the Governor Event (Chicago)
Week of July 22: Key Market Visit/Potential Conversation with the Governor Event (Atlanta)
August: Key Market Visit/Potential Conversation with the Governor Event (Dallas)
Sept.: Key Market Visit/Potential Conversation with the Governor Event (New York) 
Sept. 23-25: Tennessee Reception in conjunction with PACK EXPO (Vegas) 
Sept. 25-27: Tennessee Reception in conjunction with Southern Automotive Conference (Nashville)
Sept. 30: Automotive FAM tour with prospects in Tennessee following SAC
October: Key Market Visit/Potential Conversation with the Governor Events (West Coast)
For more information or to sign-up to attend an event, contact Jena@tennep.com.

Regional Red Carpet Tours
Applications are now being accepted for 2019 regional Red Carpet Tour grants. Click here to complete an application.