Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Supporting  the Carter County, TN community with programs for community education, sustainability in business, and business leadership

Connect Leadership Conference

Business Retention Program

Monthly Workshops

Free workshops covering topics such as permits, insurance, taxes, and marketing. A focus is placed on creating strategic plans for each.

Networking Groups

Targeted towards a businesses specific needs, networking groups provide a way for like-minded individuals to connect in their industries. Provided each month following the Northeast Community Credit Union business networking program at the chamber office.

Strategic Planning

Creation of a strategic plan for 90 days before business opening as well as check points for first 60/90/120 days open. Small Business Administration materials are provided from our partnership with TSBDC.

non-profit connect

In partnership with United Way of East TN Highlands

Non-Profit as Business

Strategic planning sessions and budgeting workshops for nonprofits to assess their business needs and build a plan for future operations.

Board Leadership Training

Upcoming training will include information for incoming board members and how they can be effective for their nonprofits.

Fundraising and Donor Fatigue

Workshops for any nonprofit that serves Carter County and needs assistance with making a strategic fundraising plan. 228 nonprofits in Carter County are each fundraising and asking for sponsorship, so a proper approach to planning is neccesary to reach their goals.

Chamber LIFE

Young Adult Workshops

Prroviding the knowledge young adults need to succesfully navigate topics such as workplace etiquite, housing, and how to create a liveable budget for daily expenses.

Meeting the Experts

During this session, young adults will have the opportunity to meet with experts on topics inluded in our young adult workshops.

Leadership Connection

Leaders in our region connect with our young adults and provide insight into the workshop topics and how they effect our community.

About the Foundation

The purpose of the Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce Foundation (ECCF) is to support the Carter County, TN community with programs for community education, sustainability in business, and business leadership.

The Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.

Board of Directors

Kathy Campbell
President
Northeast Community Credit Union

Sarah Presnell
Treasurer
Blackburn, Childers, and Steagall

Kelly Kitchens
Elizabethton Parks & Recreation

Leslie Salling
United Way of East TN Highlands

Lottie Ryans
First Tennessee Development District