Black Business Association of Memphis
555 Beale Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: (901) 526-9300
Fax: (901) 525-2357
The Black Business Association (BBA) is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1974. Their mission is to improve the economic well being of the Memphis region by developing successful entrepreneurs though education, advocacy and business development.
Business and Professional Women of Tennessee
718 Thompson Lane Suite 108-323
Nashville, TN 37204
The Business and Professional Women of Tennessee (BPW/TN) is a statewide organization promoting equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. They are a network of workingwomen seeking to advance career goals, earn higher salaries, build stronger businesses, and achieve pay equity and equal opportunities.
National Association for Women Business Owners- Nashville Chapter
PO Box 292283
Nashville, TN 37229-2283
Tel: (615) 952-2444
Fax: (615) 952-3511
the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of America's more than 10 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries; and boasts over 5000 members and 60 chapters across the country.
Nashville Minority Business Center
1919 Charlotte Avenue, Suite 310
Nashville, TN 37203
Tel: (615) 255-0432
Nashiville Minority Business Center's missioni is to create an environment in which no American is confronted with barriers that inhibit entrepreneurial development simply because of racial, ethnic, or cultural biases.
Pathway Women's Business Center
201 Venture Circle
Nashville, TN 37228
Tel: (615) 425-7171
The mission of the Pathway Women’s Business Center is to provide a forum for training, education, and peer learning that supports and accelerates the growth of women owned business and strengthens their impact upon the economy.
Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry
611 Commerce St.,
Nashville, TN 37203
Tel: (615) 256-5141
The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry is the unified voice of business and premier advocacy organization in the state.
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 27th Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Tel: (615) 741-1888
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development's mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. The department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth.
Tennessee Economic Council on Women
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Snodgrass Tower, 13th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Tel: (615) 253-4266
Fax: (615) 253-4263
The Tennessee Economic Council on Women is an economic advocate for women. Its purpose is to assess the economic status of women in Tennessee in order to develop and advocate for solutions that will address their economic needs and promote economic autonomy. The Council's areas of study include, but are not limited to: employment policies and practices, educational needs and opportunities, child care, property rights, health care, domestic relations, and the effect of federal and state laws on women.
Tennessee Economic Partnership
Tel: (615) 242-4400
The Tennessee Economic Partnership is a public-private, non-profit organization created in 1990 with members including the State of Tennessee, the Tennessee Valley Authority and Tennessee's business and economic development community. Through strategically planned networking events, TEP generates leads and business relationships with key prospects and consultants in an effort to attract jobs and investment to Tennessee.
Tri-State Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC)
Metro Center, Plaza I Building, Suite 105
220 Athens Way
Nashville, TN 37228
Tel: (615) 259-4699
TriState is one of 24 affiliate Councils under the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The national network, as a whole, offers certified minority owned companies access to over 1,750 National Corporate Members and conversely, national and local Corporate Members have access to a database of over 12,000 certified minority owned companies – MBEs.
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