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Microvast to Establish Manufacturing Facility in Clarksville

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Microvast officials have announced that the company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Clarksville. 

Microvast will invest $220 million and create 287 jobs in Montgomery County. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Continues Facade Improvement Program

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Aspire Foundation, is proud to extend its Facade Improvement program to enhance the economic appeal of the downtown Clarksville commercial district. During the first round of applications, the Clarksville Area Chamber approved 6 facade grants, totaling $75,000.

Clarksville's Central Business Improvement District. (CBID)

Clarksville’s Central Business Improvement District. (CBID)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation names Robin Burton Executive Director

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education FoundationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation has selected Robin Burton as its Executive Director. Ms. Burton most recently was director of marketing for Premiere Speakers Bureau in Franklin.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Executive Director Robin Burton.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Executive Director Robin Burton.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces Facade Improvement Program

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Aspire Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of a new program to enhance the economic appeal of the downtown Clarksville commercial district.

The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Facade Improvement Program provides financial incentives for the renovation, restoration, and improvement of business exteriors in the Central Business Improvement District (CBID).

Central Business Improvement District (CBID) map.

Central Business Improvement District (CBID) map.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Award Winners at Membership Dinner

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce recognized five award winners at its 2016 Annual Membership Dinner and Gala on Thursday, June 23rd. Chamber Chairman Tommy Bates and Membership Chairman Brandi Bryant presented the following awards.

Ted Crozier Sr.  Lifetime Achievement Award

Ted Crozier Sr. Lifetime Achievement Award

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Hosts Successful Red Carpet Community Tour Event

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) hosted its sixth annual “Red Carpet Community Tour” for site selection and economic development consultants.

The event, scheduled around the Nashville-based CMT Awards Show, is an excellent opportunity for attendees to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

Clarksville-Montgomery County annual Red Carpet Community Tour Event

Clarksville-Montgomery County annual Red Carpet Community Tour Event

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Five AAU National Basketball Championships in Four Years Means Millions of Dollars For Clarksville – Montgomery County Community

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Over the next four years, Clarksville-Montgomery County will host five high economic impact AAU Basketball Championships bringing in a total of $8.9 million of revenue. The 2015 event will be held this upcoming July 10th-15th.

The community will welcome the 2015-2018 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) 10U Boy’s Basketball National Championships as well as the 2016 AAU 6th Grade Girl’s National Championships. In total, over 15,000 visitors will pass through to be a part of, or watch, the games. The 2017-2018 boy’s tournaments were recently awarded to the team at Visit Clarksville after a rigorous bid process. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County hosts Successful Red Carpet Community Tour Event

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) hosted their third annual, two-day ‘Red Carpet Community Tour’ for site selection consultants.

The event, scheduled around the Nashville–based CMT Awards Show, is an excellent opportunity for attendees to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

David Smith, President of DBS & Associates  Engineering, and Mike Evans, Exec. Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County IDB speak about the available land and infrastructure at the CMC Corporate Business Park to the group of site selection consultants at this year's Red Carpet Community Tour.

David Smith, President of DBS & Associates Engineering, and Mike Evans, Exec. Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County IDB speak about the available land and infrastructure at the CMC Corporate Business Park to the group of site selection consultants at this year’s Red Carpet Community Tour.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County continues to Grow and Improve

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – You see it on TV, hear it on the radio and read about it daily in every news source, both online and in print. It’s as hot a topic as ever; economic growth as we begin to come out of a recession.

Right now, all over the country, community leaders are working strategically to make sure that their communities continue to grow. That rings especially true in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Downtown Clarksville during the Annual Rivers and Spires Festival

Downtown Clarksville during the Annual Rivers and Spires Festival

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Akebono Brake Corporation announces Clarksville plant expansion

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN –  Just when you thought there wouldn’t be any good news on the jobs front, comes the announcement of new jobs and a plant expansion in Clarksville/Montgomery County.

Akebono Brake Corporation, a subsidiary of Tokyo, Japan-based Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd., a global provider of advanced noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) and braking solutions to the world’s automotive industry, announced on January 9, 2013 that it will be moving forward on an $82 million expansion of its Clarksville, TN location.  This will also mean approximately 94 additional jobs to the community. «Read the rest of this article»

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