Why Nashville?

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The Nashville region is home to more than 1.9 million people and more than 40,000 businesses. Many corporate headquarter giants call Middle Tennessee home, including Nissan North America, Bridgestone Americas, Dollar General, Hospital Corporation of America, Cracker Barrel, Dollar General and Gibson Guitar. A national hub for the creative class, Nashville has the strongest concentration of the music industry in America.

The Nashville region’s educated workforce not only provides an abundant talent pool for companies, but also bolsters the region’s vibrancy, artistic and musical essence, and competitive edge in technology and innovation. The Nashville region is defined by a diverse economy, low costs of living and doing business, a creative culture and a well-educated population. Cultural diversity, unique neighborhoods, a variety of industries and a thriving creative community make Middle Tennessee among the nation’s best locations for relocating, expanding and startup companies.

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce's top-ranked economic development team is dedicated to assisting you with your business relocation or expansion and making your transition into the Nashville region as smooth as possible. We invite you to use the resources on this site to learn more about why Middle Tennessee is a great place to do business.

For more information or assistance with your site selection process, please contact a member of our economic development team.


"Expanding our presence in Nashville was the right business decision for UBS. As a longstanding member of the community, we knew this was a city with the educated, skilled talent capable of helping us grow."

Wanda Lyle Managing Director, General Manager of Nashville BSC, UBS

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For the 4th time, the Nashville region named one of the top 10 economic development groups in the U.S.

Site Selection Magazine, 2016

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