TDC works with local parters to help promote the broader economic development goals of the City of Knoxville and Knox County.
TDC, in partnership with the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, provides economic development services on behalf of Knox County. TDC maintains a close working relationship with the County administration and has County Commission representaion on its Board to ensure that TDC is supporting the County’s economic development goals.’Knox County’provides a significant portion of TDC’s annual operating funds.
TDC, in partnership with the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, provides economic development services on behalf of the City of Knoxville. By maintaining a close working relationship with the City administration, TDC is able to support and stay in tune with the City’s economic development goals. The City of Knoxville provides a portion of TDC’s annual operating funds.
TDC works in conjunction with the Knoxville Chamber to promote Knoxville as the best business address in the country. TDC staff works with the economic development staff at the Chamber to provide information to new businesses and to encourage business retention and/or expansion of existing businesses.
Innovation Valley Inc. is a regional economic development initiative centered on a 25-mile Technology Corridor with world-class resources in science, technology and business. The partnership was created to implement a five-year economic development blueprint for business growth in the Knoxville-Oak Ridge area of East Tennessee. The blueprint outlines 13 targeted industry sectors that are based on an analysis of the region’s world-class resources.