Existing Business Visits

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Roughly 70 to 75 percent of the jobs committed in Tennessee each year are generated from existing businesses. The business development teams in TNECD's nine regional meet and build relationships with companies to support growth and expansion activity. The dialogue typically consists of opportunities the company may have and/or overcoming challenges the company may face. Business development teams meet with companies in a variety of industries, which include manufacturing, warehouse and distribution, call center, data center, headquarters and back office operations.

Key Performance Indicator: Every month, each regional business development team member will meet with 15 existing businesses, to total 3,960 existing business visits in 2017 across all regions.