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Knoxville Chamber

Power Play

Home to the Tennessee Valley Authority and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Innovation Valley has long been a hub for the power and energy industry.

Companies like EnerNex, AMS Corporation, and Proton Power, along with the University of Tennessee, are helping change and improve the nation’s energy technology, production, and consumption.

Corporate Attraction

Innovation Valley offers an ideal business climate for any industry. With its skilled workforce, low cost of living, and unparalleled quality of life, companies from around the globe have chosen to locate their businesses here.

More than 70 entities, including Pilot Flying J, Scripps Networks Interactive, and the Tennessee Valley Authority, operate their headquarters in the region, and more than 25 businesses — ADT, Answer Financial, and U.S. Cellular among them — have back-office services located here.

Digital Media Mecca

Situated near Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Innovation Valley has become an epicenter for technology and research. It’s this marriage of constantly evolving technology and cutting-edge research that makes the region an ideal place to create and design digital products. 

Innovation Valley: At the Forefront of the Third Industrial Revolution

Technological advances and scientific breakthroughs are changing the landscape of traditional manufacturing, and Innovation Valley is at the forefront of the renaissance. 
The region, home to premier research institutions like Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, is quickly becoming a hub for advanced manufacturing.


Welcome to the Knoxville Chamber’s website. We are located in Knoxville, Tennessee, and were named the 2011 National Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives and awarded 5-star Accreditation by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2015 because of the unique and progressive programs we offer businesses in Knoxville, Knox County, and throughout the Innovation Valley.



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