“Growth in business investment correlates directly with growth in jobs.  Congratulations to the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry for its strong focus on both.”
Frederick W. Smith, founder, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx
“As a manufacturing company, having the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry as an advocate for our manufacturing interests at the state level is critical. ”
Larry Denbrock, president of Assa Abloy Door Group

The Tennessee Chamber is committed to offering a substantial return on your membership investment. By utilizing hundreds of experts in myriad business fields, we represent your business throughout the year, and especially throughout the legislative session.  The Chamber pushes for favorable outcomes for business and is the business community’s watchdog and vociferous protector of pro business legislation.  All legislative positions are vetted through our extensive committee system focusing in the areas of Human Resources, Workers’ Compensation, Environmental Regulations, Education, Manufacturing  and Taxation.  Our committee membership is comprised of Tennessee Chamber investor businesses just like you with expertise in these specific areas. Special thanks go to those committee members for their hard work.  And special thanks go to the entire membership for being there when we need you to talk to legislators, respond to a “call to action” or to support the Chamber and its professional governmental affairs staff as they work for you.

The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry is the unified voice of business and premier advocacy organization in the state. The Tennessee Chamber creates prosperity for all Tennesseans through an economy of increased productivity and global competitiveness.

As the single, unified voice of business, the Tennessee Chamber works to enhance the quality of life for all Tennesseans. The Tennessee Chamber leads the way in achieving global competitiveness and ultimately increasing prosperity for its citizens by:

  • Creating a shared, collaborative vision for Tennessee;
  • Increasing productivity through an educated and highly-skilled, capable workforce;
  • Advocating a balanced, predictable tax and spending system;
  • Fostering a favorable climate among our members and their diverse employees; and,
  • Promoting the positive impact of a successful business community on our citizens.