Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership

The Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership (GCEP) represents the 16 county region surrounding Chattanooga. GCEP provides support to regional economic developers to bring investment into the Greater Chattanooga area.


The Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership (GCEP) represents the 16-county, three-state region surrounding Chattanooga – the manufacturing magnet of the South and a burgeoning technology and entrepreneurial hub. 

Access to a highly developed logistics infrastructure including the world’s fastest internet speeds, a deep pool of talent, abundant fresh water and low-cost, reliable utilities are a few of the many assets that make our region the best place to build a business.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Demographic and Census Data

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Site Location Assistance

Import and Export Assistance

  • Foreign Trade Zone

Libraries and Research

  • Company Data/Prospect Lists
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Industry Data

Marketing and Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements


  • Manufacturing Space
  • Office Space

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
Primary Contact
Lizzie Hickman
811 Broad Street
Chattanooga, Tn 37402