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Knoxville Chamber
Business Resources
Existing Business Services


Nurturing businesses already in East Tennessee is a big part of what we do and a significant portion of our region’s overall economic development efforts.

The Chamber offers several no- and low-cost programs to help your business do business in East Tennessee. For more information, to refer a business, or to arrange a one-on-one visit, contact Alex Kleto, existing industries manager at the Knoxville Chamber.

Some of the programs and services available include:

Access to Capital & Incentives

Business Strengthening Programs

Utility Efficiencies

Job Training Resources

Finding the Right Employees


Mining & Matching Program

Technology Mining & Matching (TMM) is a partnership program of the Knoxville Chamber, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, managed by UT-Battelle, the University of Tennessee, and BWXT Y-12. The program also maintains close ties to the Navy Best Manufacturing Practices Center of Excellence, National Institute for Metalworking Skills, National Defense Industrial Association, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

TMM provides one-on-one visits, referrals, presentations, latest industry news, e-sharing and networking in order to meet the needs of local industries for new products, processes, equipment, training and ideas to grow business.

For more information or for assistance with identifying a manufacturing or technology need, contact Sam Hart at the Knoxville Chamber at (865) 637-4550. 

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