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WILSON NAMED NEW PRESIDENT OF THE METROPOLITAN KNOXVILLE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

Date: 8/31/2018
The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority’s (MKAA) Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to hire Patrick Wilson, A.A.E., as president effective mid-November 2018. Wilson will replace William F. “Bill” Marrison, who is retiring on December 31, 2018, after 36 years of service to the organization and the traveling public of East Tennessee. ... Read More

The Dialogue with Dan Jarvis

Date: 8/30/2018
This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So, here we go with our 117th installment visiting with Dan Jarvis, director of operations for BioLargo Engineering, Science & Technologies, which is an environmental engineering & technical consulting firm that offers creative and affordable project management professionals that can assist with engineering, operation and regulatory needs.... Read More

Record-Setting Year for Blount County Tourism

Date: 8/29/2018
As a gateway to the Smoky Mountains, Blount County ranked eighth among Tennessee’s 95 counties in visitor expenditures with $378 million in 2017 according to the Economic Impact of Travel on Tennessee Counties report issued by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Gov. Bill Haslam.... Read More

Responding to Online Reviews

Date: 8/28/2018
We all love social media and the numerous digital tools at our disposal these days . . . except when we don’t! And one of those times can be when our business receives a very public negative review online. You can’t always stop it from happening, so what should you do when it does happen?... Read More

The Dialogue with Charlie and Victory Harbin

Date: 8/23/2018
This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So, here we go with our 116th installment visiting with Charlie and Victory Harbin, owners of Tech Nav, which exists to empower the people of East Tennessee to live their best life with technology.... Read More

Community Connectedness As A Business Strategy

Date: 8/20/2018
Depending upon the particular marketplace that your company operates in, it is tempting to narrow your communications focus to only those customers and prospects that you already know you should be talking to. ... Read More

3RD ANNUAL GARDEN TO GAVEL EVENT

Date: 8/13/2018
The Blount County Youth Court is asking you once again to join them for their annual fund-raising event and enjoy a delicious meal, hear some music by local musicians and support a worthy cause.... Read More

The Dialogue with Eric Moser

Date: 8/09/2018
This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So, here we go with our 115th installment visiting with Eric Moser.... Read More