Chattanooga area business calendar

Chattanooga area business calendar

September 28th, 2013 by Dave Flessner in Business Around the Region

Events and seminars

• Chamber Member Orientation from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Chattanooga Chamber, 811 Broad St. Attendees will learn more about the Chattanooga Chamber. The event is free and open to the public.

• North Chattanooga Council Meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. BlueCross Vice President Steven L. Coulter will speak on "National Health Care Reform: The Impact on Tennessee." Meetings cost $10.

• AM Networking at Panera Bread - Northgate from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at Northgate Mall. For more information, contact Stacy Carmosino at or 423.763.4357.

• Diversify 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Chattanooga Convention Center: 1150 Carter St. Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton Jr. and American Idol contestant Jermaine Purifory will speak at the Chattanooga Chamber's premiere event showcasing business opportunities for minorities, women and other disadvantaged business entrepreneurs. This summit will feature free seminars, a Business Diversity Expo, and meetings with purchasing officials from major firms. Visit to learn more.

• North Chattanooga Summit 2013 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at The INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. The North Chattanooga Council is coordinating with the NorthShore Merchants Collective to organize the North Chattanooga Summit, an inaugural event co-hosted by Chattanooga City Councilmen Chip Henderson and Jerry Mitchell. The event will focus on economic development and quality of life issues in the North Chattanooga area. Meetings cost $10.

• Southside Council Meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at South Chattanooga Recreation Center: 1151 W. 40th St. Elizabeth Tallman of the Bethlehem Center will speak. Meetings cost $10.

• Downtown Council Meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Springhill Suites Chattanooga: 495 Riverfront Parkway. Meetings cost $10.

• Ooltewah/Collegedale Council Coffee from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hampton Inn: 6145 Weir Way.