Detroit Key Market Visit
Detroit, Michigan | Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2018

TEP hosted a key market visit to Detroit to target automotive industry executives and site selection consultants in the Detroit market in conjunction with the Feb. 1 Detroit Pistons vs. Memphis Grizzlies basketball game. In-office meetings were also held with more than 20 companies and consultants while in the Detroit market.

Tennessee Songwriter Dinner at IAMC Spring Forum
Savannah, Georgia | May 5 - 9, 2018

TEP will host a Tennessee songwriter dinner featuring Tim Nichols on Monday, May 7 at Cha Bella's in downtown Savannah in conjunction with the IAMC Spring Forum. Transportation will be provided to the dinner immediately following the IAMC Monday night reception that concludes at 6:30 p.m. at the Westin host hotel. In order to be able to host the dinner, we will also be a bronze sponsor of the forum by sponsoring the Meet IAMC Members reception on Sunday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. TEP representatives that do not plan to register for the full IAMC Forum can plan to depart the morning of May 8 following the dinner on Monday night. Please let Jena know if you have contacts you’d like to be included in our invitation list, as well as if you are interested in attending this event. We still have several available spots for TEP members to attend this event.

Atlanta Key Market Visit + Coverings Conference
Atlanta, Georgia | May 8 - 11, 2018

The tile and ceramic industry is continuing to grow throughout Tennessee, and TEP will once again capitalize on this industry by planning an event around the Coverings Conference. This year’s Coverings Conference is planned for May 8 – 11 in Atlanta, and registration for the conference is free. The Tennessee Economic Partnership is working closely with the State of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to host a reception on Thursday, May 10 for select Coverings attendees, as well as area site selection consultants. The reception will take place from 6 - 8 p.m. at the SkyLounge, located on the rooftop of the Glenn Hotel at 110 Marietta Street. While in Atlanta, we will also schedule in-office meetings with consultants. TEP representatives should plan to arrive by Wednesday, May 9 and stay through midday on Friday, May 11. Please let Jena know if you have contacts you’d like to be included in our invitation list. If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list should additional spots open up for this event, please let Jena know by emailing jena@tennep.com.

Key Market Visit and Cubs Game
Chicago, Illinois | June 6-8, 2018

TEP will host a key market visit to Chicago in June. In-office meetings will be scheduled all day on Thursday, June 7 through the morning of Friday, June 8. Our group will then head to Wrigley Field to host a suite for consultants and prospects to join us for a fun afternoon of networking and baseball at the afternoon Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game at 1:20 p.m. on Friday, June 8. If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list should additional spots open up for this event, please let Jena know by emailing jena@tennep.com.

New York Key Market Visit
New York, New York | Fall 2018
TEP will host a key market visit to New York this fall. While in NYC, we plan to host a Tennessee culinary event in the Food Network Kitchen as a tie to Tennessee's Scripps Networks located in Knoxville. For more information or to sign up to attend this event, contact jena@tennep.com.

ECONOMIX
Nashville, Tennessee | December 2018

TEP will partner with the Nashville Chamber as a sponsor of the ECONOMIX conference that will take place in Nashville in December. As part of our support of this event, we will host a Tennessee Welcome Dinner event for the site selection consultants in attendance. This event is currently full; if you are interested in being placed on the waiting list should additional spots open up for this event, please let Jena know by emailing jena@tennep.com.

Regional Red Carpet Tours
The Tennessee Economic Partnership will fund a red carpet tour grant in each of the state's three grand divisions in 2018. Details about the West, Middle and East Tennessee red carpet tour will be announced soon. Applications are now being accepted. Click here to complete an application.