Chattanooga Chamber Hosts DIVERSIFY Marketplace June 29

Friday, May 4, 2018
A vendor at DIVERSIFY 2017
A vendor at DIVERSIFY 2017

The community is invited to celebrate summer with local entrepreneurs, diverse cultures, regional artists and food at the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce DIVERSIFY Marketplace Friday, June 29. 

Held at the First Tennessee Pavilion across from Finley Stadium (1826 Reggie White Blvd.) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the DIVERSIFY Marketplace will be a family-oriented festival celebrating all things inclusive and diverse. Admission to the marketplace is free, and the public is invited to shop and support regional businesses and nonprofits. 

DIVERSIFY will give visitors the opportunity to purchase locally sourced items and gifts from vendors. Items will include natural body products to jewelry, baked goods, clothing, landscaping/services and more from a wide variety of vendors. Music, food trucks and an all-around inclusive atmosphere will make DIVERSIFY a summer tradition for newcomers, and delight returning guests visiting their favorite vendors from previous years, said officials. 

“This is the Chattanooga Chamber’s fifth year featuring the businesses and nonprofits that make our region unique,” said Maria Noel, Chamber director of Diversity and Inclusion. “DIVERSIFY is the perfect place to sell merchandise, market products and services, network with business owners and young professionals and promote events to area residents and visitors.” 

DIVERSIFY will feature a wide array of businesses and nonprofits, big and small, woman-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned, home-based and many more. 

Booths and tables are still available. To reserve a spot, or for more information, visit or contact Austin Corcoran at 763-4378 or, or Cameron Lusk at 763-4322 or


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