Commissioner Kevin Triplett presented his keynote speech to the industry during the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Hospitality and Tourism in Gatlinburg. He praised the tourism partners for their hard work and dedication to showing 110 million visitors genuine Tennessee hospitality and helping tourism in Tennessee maintain its position as the No. 2 industry in the state.
Membership Director, Lauren Tanner, participates in the picture that recognizes Main Street Communities that are a certified Main Street with the state. Congratulations to Downtown Union City on your re-certification!
Membership Director, Lauren Tanner, receives the Three Star Award for Obion County from Governor Bill Haslam and ECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe at the 2017 Governor's Conference on Economic Development in Gatlinburg on October 26th, 2017.
Congratulations to Thunderbolt Radio on a successful 60 years! For over 60 years, Thunderbolt has been on our radio stations, investing in our communities, and impacting local businesses. We are proud to have them in the Northwest Tennessee region and look forward to many more successful years!
MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA REGION- Tennessee is sending seven leaders from across the western part of the state to the Delta Regional Authority’s (DRS) Delta Leadership Institute (DLI). The will join fellows from seven other states to help further… Read more here
Congratulations to The Delta Belle Boutique on their successful pop-up shop and ribbon cutting! Since then, Delta Belle has found their home in downtown Union City! Make sure to go visit their store at 216 First Street in Union City and check out her extensive collection of boutique clothing & accessories!
What a great turnout! Thank you to everyone that came out and enjoyed wonderful food an drinks in celebration of Sassafraz's 10 year anniversary! We are so proud to have them in our community. Did you know Sassafraz also caters? Make sure to enjoy their delicious menu and contact them for all of your holiday party needs!
Join us on Saturday, November 25th as we #ShopSmall and support our local restaurants, unique stores, boutiques, and more! Make sure to visit all 9 communities, we know your experience will be wonderful!
Union City, TN – The Williams Sausage Company in Union City has been named the Deal of the Year for the 2017 Journal of Tax Credits Industry Award.
Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development presented ThreeStar awards at the 2016 Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville in October.
“We enjoy working to make Obion County ThreeStar certified each year. The process creates opportunity for community collaboration, which leads to strong strategic partnerships and shared goals. The greatest benefit is the four percent discount grant match for each of our municipalities securing state and federal grants throughout the year.”, Lindsay Frilling, CEO of the Obion County Joint Economic Development Council.
HONOR WITH PRIDE — To be chosen as the Pride of Obion County is an honor to be proud of in itself. Mike Cox, founder and owner of Cox Oil Co., was selected from several nominees for the award this year because of his giving spirit and desire to help as many people as he possibly can. The Pride of Obion County luncheon to honor Cox was held midday Wednesday, September 14th, and drew a packed room. Presenting Cox with a plaque to commemorate the accomplishment was CornFest board member Kris Dunn.
Hops & Barley hosted a Fall Fest and Business After Hours this past month! They donated 10% of sales for the entire day to the UC/OC Back Pack Program and collected food donations and monetary donations as well! Everyone enjoyed dinner, drinks, and select complimentary appetizers!
Obion County Chamber of Commerce Membership Director, Lauren Tanner, was recently accepted into the inaugural Young Talent Cabinet within TVA Economic Development. The Young Talent Cabinet (YTC) will be a working cabinet/think tank that provides ongoing input and guidance to TVA Economic Development regarding opportunities to strengthen the success of our Young Professionals in Economic Development (YPED) Network. The YTC will assist in recommending, developing and implementing ideas and initiatives.
The West Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives (WTCCE) hold meetings quarterly. This past month, they met at the SEED Co. (Savannah Entrepreneur Education and Development Center) in Savannah! These meetings are a great time for members to exchange ideas, discuss important issues, and plan for the future of local chambers.
NASHVILLE, TN – Complete Tennessee today announced the second cohort of the Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute will begin on September 18 in Nashville. This year’s class includes... Read More