TVC “Fall Partnership Event” set for Kingsport

The Tennessee Valley Corridor will hold its “Fall Partnership Event” December 9 and 10 at the Meadowview Conference Resort in Kingsport.

The theme for the two days is “Manufacturing: Innovation and New Job Creation in the Corridor.”

First District Congressman Phil Roe will president at all sessions.

The opening session begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, with a keynote speech featuring James P. Rogers, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Eastman Chemical Company. Monday features panel discussions on workforce development and a futuristic session that includes Brian Noland, President of East Tennessee State University.

The event adjourns at noon on December 10.

The tentative agenda and registration information can be found at

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