2017 TBR Priorities


  • Embrace TBR’s role as a trusted business policy convener
  • Enhance TBR’s issue ownership on education/workforce development
  • Extend TBR’s leadership into definition and measurement of Tennessee’s business climate and competitiveness
  • Expand TBR’s policy contributions on health and transportation


  • Shift TBR’s communications approach from tactical to strategic
  • Expand TBR’s communications capabilities & resources
  • Overhaul & re-launch TBR’s website
  • Re-design & re-publish TBR’s collateral materials
  • Consistently utilize TBR’s social media channels
  • Consistently deliver a truly informative member newsletter

Member Engagement

  • Extend Board membership benefits to every TBR member
  • Expand TBR engagement opportunities for C-suite-level members
  • Enhance geographic & business sector diversity of TBR’s membership
  • Expand TBR’s advocacy efforts in support of its policy priorities
  • Offer expanded, value-additive TBR sponsorship opportunities
  • Extend TBR member-outreach activities in the state’s Grand Divisions