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

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)
  • Economic Development (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Demographic and Census Data

Import and Export Assistance

  • Foreign Trade Zone

Libraries and Research

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

Marketing and Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data


  • Office Space (Specialty)
  • Manufacturing Space (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements

Starting a Business

  • Site Location (Specialty)
Contact Information
Lizzie Hickman
811 Broad Street
Chattanooga, Tn 37402