Help us spread the word about how regional businesses are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic through innovative solutions such as delivery services, complementary resources or purchasing alternatives. Complete the form HERE, and we’ll share responses via the Knoxville Chamber’s website and social channels.
You can find information and the latest updates about AT&T’s response to COVID-19 HERE
For the next 60 days, pledging to waive any domestic wireless plan usage fees associated with data, voice or text overages that any wireless customers may incur because of economic hardship related to COVID-19
Local Representative Alan Hill of AT&T is available for assistance at 865-548-6998 or at Alan.L.Hill@att.com
Additional free live Q&A events, webinars, and video consulting packages that focus on staying productive, planning, and time management tactics during this time
Adjusted marketing content to reflect the current climate and needs of B2B and B2C customers
All face-to-face events & services are now offered online with adjusted pricing to support those impacted by an economic suppression Preparing to release additional new digital downloads with an emphasis on planning when plans change
Offering a 20% discount for pickup & delivery laundry service to help the community through this difficult time
Use promo code COVID when scheduling pickup
COVID-19 Full Resource Page
Communities, businesses and individuals can and should take measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Knoxville Chamber has compiled a list of resources for businesses to plan for and respond to the virus. This includes Chamber plans and policies, assistance information, printable materials and more. You can find that information HERE.
Assistance for Businesses
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, SBA will issue under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration. Learn More.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses. You can learn more information about assistance HERE. (Español)
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is announcing relief provisions for exporters and financial institutions located throughout the United States that may have been affected by COVID-19. If you have encountered any shipment problems, payment difficulties, liquidity problems or other business interruptions that require other flexible arrangements from EXIM in addition to the ones outlined HERE, EXIM stands ready to work with you in partnership to overcome these issues. Learn More.
Resilience in a Box is based on best practices and designed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with UPS, to educate newcomers on business resilience. Small businesses are both highly vulnerable and can be without adequate resources to focus on preparedness actions. These resources will guide companies toward addressing preparedness issues while building in flexibility to handle potential business interruptions. Learn More.