THURSDAY, AUGUST 18
- Guests arrived Thursday afternoon and gathered at BANQ Thursday evening for a welcome dinner, where they mingled with staff, community partners, and mayors.
- Kingsport Mayor John Clark, Bluff City Mayor Irene Wells, and Bristol Mayor Chad Keen welcomed consultants to the Welcome Dinner.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 19
- Friday was a day of learning! To set the tone, the day began with a viewing of NETWORKS' Community Video.
- S H O W C A S I N G T E A M T E N N E S S E E
“When Clay called me and asked if we would like to partner with them on this Red Carpet Tour, it took me about eight seconds to say yes. I obviously want to talk to you about Knoxville, but I also think it’s important for you to see how we work regionally and across the state as Team Tennessee.”
- Doug Lawyer, Knoxville Chamber
- David Golden, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer, and Corporate Secretary for Eastman, presented to consultants and Red Carpet Tour guests at Eastman's Corporate Business Center.