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Who We Are

The Nashville Area Chamber is a regional membership organization representing more than 1,800 businesses in Nashville and the surrounding Middle Tennessee communities. We provide a home for collaboration, growth, innovation, and civic engagement.

Our Purpose

To create economic prosperity by facilitating community leadership.

Our Mission​

To provide our members and our region with the resources to belong, lead, engage, and prosper. Our members collaborate with others, energized by a common drive and passion. They share a vision for the future and use their collective influence to make it happen. They realize opportunities that grow their businesses and enrich the community, positively impacting the region and transforming our future.

Our Values


Our members and staff are at the forefront of conversations surrounding the region’s growth and are engaged in finding collaborative solutions to regional challenges. 


We collaborate with community partners to accomplish mutual goals of promoting our region’s quality of place and livability. Teamwork is essential to our success and we believe fostering regional collaboration allows us to provide the highest level of customer service to our members and constituents.


We measure our work and own our results. We work quickly, with an emphasis on quality and prioritization. We set clear goals and expectations, and we strive to exceed them.

Public Benefit Foundation

The Nashville Chamber Public Benefit Foundation supports the work of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce by coordinating, facilitating, and encouraging joint public and private efforts to improve the quality of public education in Middle Tennessee. The Foundation develops and disseminates information to public and private decision makers concerning the quality of public education, the costs and benefits of making improvements, and coordinates and encourages joint efforts to combat community deterioration in Middle Tennessee. Through coordinating cooperative efforts with business, government, community leaders, nonprofits, and other entities, the Foundation identifies problems and creates workable solutions in the areas of talent development including early childhood and K-12 education initiatives, post-secondary education attainment, and workforce development in conjunction with area schools and colleges. The combined efforts of the Foundation and the Board of Directors provides a strategic funding plan for operations and projects that secure the Foundation as a driving force of influence and change in the Nashville region’s economic prosperity.