Happenings from September

Check out what else happened in September that you might have missed!

Workforce Series - ATA Employment Solutions

Our Workforce Blog Series will be focused on resources for businesses and employers to utilize in Obion County! With a limited workforce available, it is important to be strategic and take advantage of resources to help set your business apart!

Annual Governors Conference for Hospitality and Tourism

It was a great time to learn more about industry trends, where we are headed, where we have been, and how we can enhance tourism in our own community at the 2021 Governors Conference for Hospitality and Tourism.

Community Trip

On Thursday, September 2nd, an Obion County community group traveled to Corinth, MS to visit with their Alliance team. The Alliance consistently embraces innovation to provide a superior level of excellence to the community as well as solutions for their clients and prospects.

September V.I.B.E.

For the September Very Important Business Event, we hosted a workforce panel discussion for Obion County employers. The panel included Jennifer Bane and Lana Wood with the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board, Kim Watts with ATA Employment Solutions, and Susan Newbill with Tennessee Department of Human Services.

Annual Banquet

We had an incredible annual awards banquet on Tuesday, September 7th at Discovery Park of America. We would like to say THANK YOU to those who sponsored, volunteered, and attended this celebration of Obion County business.

UT Tour

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Lindsay Frilling recently attended the Brightbridge quarterly meeting in Chattanooga, where she serves on the board of directors.

Elizabeth Pritchett

For August's Very Important Business Event, we heard from Elizabeth Pritchett with Eliz Pritchett Consulting on how to better utilize Facebook your business. We learned that Facebook has so many features that are helpful in advertising and engaging customers!

Annual Governors Conference for Economic and Community Development

On Thursday, August 5th, we attended the annual Conference for Economic and Community Development in Nashville, Tn.

I-69 Paving Kickoff

State and county representatives, as well as Tennessee Department of Transportation members, met to kick off the paving of the new Interstate 69 Bypass in Obion County.

Annual Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives Conference

On August 18-20, Brooke Simmons attended the TCCE Annual Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee. This was a great opportunity to learn from other chamber executives across the state as well as attend meaningful education sessions to help bring new ideas to Obion County. Pictured to the right, is the conference attendees.


Adult Leadership Obion County Session One

The 2021-2022 Adult Leadership Obion County class recently completed their first session with UT Martin Team building day. The class spent the day learning more about one another and ways that they can collaborate to help make Obion County better. They then traveled back to Obion County and had lunch sponsored by Simmons Bank.

Obion County Fair

The 2021 Annual Obion County Fair was a huge success from the livestock shows, local exhibits, amusement rides, and more! Pictured to the left is the kickoff ribbon cutting on Saturday, August 21st. The fair was 9 days packed full of events for families to enjoy.

Chamber President

Chamber members,

We are fortunate to live and work in a region where countless opportunities exist to be involved in the community, as a business owner, employee, or visitor. Perhaps the best work we can do is sell Obion County to everyone with whom we come into contact. From outdoor activities to family adventures to relaxing evenings, we have something to offer everyone. We’ve got something to brag about; let’s do it!