Intro Nashville

Whether you’re new to Nashville or have been a “Nashvillian” all your life, Intro Nashville is an opportunity to become a more engaged and connected community member. During this program, participants will learn what makes the region unique and how we became known as the “It” city. Topics will include Nashville’s history, economy, public and private sectors, talent pipeline, music, entertainment and more.

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WHO SHOULD APPLY? 

Anyone with enthusiasm to learn more about Nashville and take an active role in the community should participate in Intro Nashville. Participants range from newcomers to long-time residents. Sessions are typically comprised of a diverse group of leaders including: young professionals, managers, business owners, nonprofit directors, senior business executives, and retirees.

HOW INDIVIDUALS BENEFIT

  • Establish new relationships and connections with local business and community leaders
  • Discover how to become actively engaged in the Nashville region
  • Explore Nashville’s innovative spirit and the region’s unique story

HOW ORGANIZATIONS BENEFIT

  • Enhance team member training and showcase your organization's commitment to the community
  • Provide a personal, informational way to introduce employees to all Nashville has to offer
  • Build valuable relationships that result in a broader network and added visibility for your organization

APPLICATION PROCESS

Intro Nashville is open to everyone and registration is continually available online. Seating is limited, so please register early for the dates that work best for you. The Chamber is currently accepting participants for the following program sessions:

  • Register for the April 27 – 30 session here
  • Register for the May 18 – 21 session here
  • Register for the June 22 – 25 session here

TIME COMMITMENT

Intro Nashville consists of an opening reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. the first day followed by three consecutive half days. Days two and three are held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The final day is from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Each session is held at various locations to acquaint participants with Nashville's unique character. A wide range of community leaders serve as guest speakers, and a variety of tours and activities are featured to enhance the day.

TUITION COST

Meals, transportation, parking, venues, speakers and materials are included in the program tuition of $1,500. Companies often fund tuition from continuing education or professional development budgets. Limited scholarships are available for those in the nonprofit sector based on need.

Need more information? Contact Caitlin Okrzesik at cokrzesik@nashvillechamber.com

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