Tennessee Economic Development Guide
Tennesse is an epicenter of American music, from Beale Street in Memphis to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. The state is also home to eight Fortune 500 companies, including top employer FedEx, that has helped make the state a major transportation and logisitcs center. Nissan and Volkswagen plants make auto manufacturing one of Tennessee’s major industries alongside health care and energy technology. The economy of Tennessee also relies on its vast education system with universities and colleges that include Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee.
New craft breweries and distilleries are adding to the state’s food-and-drink roster
Tennessee sets the pace for job creation, business investment
Tennessee taps its roots to create a thriving and diverse music scene
The University of Tennessee System touches business in every part of the state
Tennessee communities invest in development of young professionals.
Communities across Tennessee invest in Main Street makeovers
Agricultural roots play an important role in Tennessee's food and drink adventures
The Volunteer State's array of outdoor amenities and attractions adds to its appeal