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Harris: Lessons on building an inclusive workplace culture

Published Apr. 1 2018

We all want to be understood, respected and valued for who we are. When that happens at work, everyone wins...

The last word: Chamber job fair is the place to be

Published Apr. 1 2018

Carol McCutcheon craved a new challenge when she attended the Chattanooga Chamber's annual Spring Job Fair last year. Now Accounting...

Leaderboard: Most profitable businesses in Chattanooga

Published Apr. 1 2018

Most profitable businesses in 2017 in Chattanooga

How to navigate the tax planning maze

Published Mar. 1 2018

On Dec. 22, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted a major overhaul of the existing Internal Revenue Code —...

LAUNCH Chattanooga helps business startups among minorities, females

Published Mar. 1 2018

As a consultant, Hal Bowling saw up close and personal how the work environment for an average employee changed drastically...

The Bookcase Problem: Why good messages get muddled

Published Mar. 1 2018

This is why we can't have nice things. Well, sort of.

Mark your calendar for free small business workshops

Published Mar. 1 2018

Want to turn your small construction or construction-related company into an elite contracting organization?

Chattanooga 2.0 sets bold goals to prepare community for the future

Published Feb. 1 2018

You've probably heard about a collective impact coalition called Chattanooga 2.0. It's bringing together community leaders, nonprofits, businesses, the school...

Chattanooga Chamber's career readiness programs prep students for 'Realville'

Published Feb. 1 2018

The first time I volunteered for Reality Check, I was surprised by how seriously 9th graders took life in Realville...

Naked Sales: It's more popular than you think

Published Feb. 1 2018

A friend of mine told me she hates salespeople.

Old downtown building seeks new owner

Published Feb. 1 2018

A building that's among downtown Chattanooga's oldest structures — and sits next to one of the city's newest — is...

Introducing Chattanooga Chamber President & CEO Christy Gillenwater

Published Jan. 1 2018

Chattanooga Chamber President & CEO Christy Gillenwater sat down with Trend to chat about her love for Chattanooga, what she's...


Is 2018 your year to start a business?

Published Jan. 1 2018

Innovation flows through our region. With so many local resources to help you turn creative energy into a business, have...

BrightBridge in Chattanooga becomes first CDFI to go statewide

Published Jan. 1 2018

Dustin Choate, a Winston-Salem, North Carolina, native, brought North Carolina's early fervor for craft beers to North Chattanooga in December...

Innovating memories: Pass It Down and the Spirit of Innovation

Published Dec. 1 2017

Digital storytelling platform Pass It Down received the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce 2017 Spirit of Innovation Award, honored alongside award...

Real Estate Partners moves to the Southside with open, healthier office layout

Published Dec. 1 2017

When Real Estate Partners first opened its downtown real estate agency in the Loveman's building in 2007, few residential condos...

Management teamTech firm grows by focusing on employees

Published Dec. 1 2017

Since Clay Hales started InfoSystems in Chattanooga in 1994 with eight other employees from the computer division of the former...

Your gift guide to not giving a gift: Give an experience instead [photo gallery]

Published Nov. 1 2017

The last thing most of us need is more stuff. After the holiday excitement is over, all those gifts can...

Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Christy Gillenwater

Published Nov. 1 2017

In December, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce members, investors and staff will officially welcome Christy Gillenwater as the new...

Making Awesomeness*: How design affects us every day

Published Oct. 1 2017

Imagine you're 5 years old. You need to have an MRI, and you don't really know what that means.

Your Chamber of Commerce named Chamber of the Year

Published Sep. 1 2017

An audience of nearly 1,000 waits with anticipation at Nashville's Music City Center on a sweltering Tuesday evening in August.

Chattanooga's INCubator a hotbed for startups

Published Aug. 1 2017

The INCubator has graduated 556 businesses into the local economy.

EPB engages 10 bright young minds through STEP-UP program

Published Jul. 1 2017

STEP-UP Chattanooga builds tomorrow's workforce today by connecting businesses with high school interns who will be our next generation of...