Nominations Open For 2018 International Business Awards

Monday, April 23, 2018

The International Business Council (IBC) of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce announces the second annual IBC International Business Awards. These awards showcase the positive contributions international businesses make to the greater Chattanooga region.

Any Chattanooga area businesses engaged in international trade (either products or services, importing or exporting) are qualifying candidates for this award. Award recipients will be selected based on demonstrated community impact within the last 12 months. Honorees will receive official IBC recognition, a feature article in “Business Trend,” a one-year Premier Chamber membership upgrade, and an award for display.

Submit nominations and applications here. Applications and supplemental materials are due by Friday, May 18. Award recipients will be recognized at the IBC Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 5.


Trident Transport Opens Third Location In Minneapolis Area

CBL Properties Completes Sale Of The Forum At Grandview In Madison, Ms. For $31.75 Million

Millwood's Cleveland Location Celebrates First Birthday, Safety Record


Trident Transport has opened their third location in the Minneapolis area. Leading the charge for the Minneapolis branch, Ryan Johnson, vice president of Sales at Trident Transport, has 25 ... (click for more)

CBL Properties on Tuesday announced that it had closed on the sale of The Forum at Grandview, a 216,000-square-foot shopping center located in Madison, Ms. The center was sold to Hendon Properties ... (click for more)

Millwood’s Cleveland operations opened its doors last June, making it the company’s 29th location. Since then, officials said the team there has worked hard to ensure safety is always at the ... (click for more)


Business

Trident Transport Opens Third Location In Minneapolis Area

Trident Transport has opened their third location in the Minneapolis area. Leading the charge for the Minneapolis branch, Ryan Johnson, vice president of Sales at Trident Transport, has 25 years of experience in the freight industry to help spearhead Trident’s expansion efforts to the upper Midwest. “When presented the opportunity to lead this expansion, I jumped at the chance,” ... (click for more)

CBL Properties Completes Sale Of The Forum At Grandview In Madison, Ms. For $31.75 Million

CBL Properties on Tuesday announced that it had closed on the sale of The Forum at Grandview, a 216,000-square-foot shopping center located in Madison, Ms. The center was sold to Hendon Properties for $31.75 million, all cash. Proceeds from the sale were used to reduce outstanding balances on the company’s line of credit. “The sale of The Forum at Grandview is an excellent ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Shots Fired Through Locked Door Killed Man, Injured 2 Others Near UTC Campus; Omerrieal Woods Had Been Released On Federal Bond

Chattanooga Police said the incident in which one man was killed and two others injured at an apartment near the UTC campus involved shots being fired through a locked door. Police have arrested both suspects involved in the fatal shooting Sunday. Omerrieal Woods was apprehended Monday evening by the Chattanooga Police Department's Fugitive Unit with assistance from the ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Man Who Spent Over 14 Years At Brushy Mountain Set To Go Back Behind Bars

A Chattanooga man who spent 14 1/2 years at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary is set to go back behind bars. Gary Dewayne Cross, 42, on Tuesday was sentenced by Judge Travis McDonough to serve eight years in federal prison. He had initially been facing much more time with an initial guideline range of 262-327 months due to his meeting the category of an armed career criminal. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Disappointed In The Collegedale Commission

Back a long time ago, when I was in high school at McCallie, us students were afforded a lot of freedoms. But those freedoms came with the expectation that you knew, above all else, to be honest and truthful. From the outset, this was always assumed to be the case. For example, if you missed a test, you could take it at home and return it the following day, along with a signed statement ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why I Picked Home Depot

I know precious little about hot water heaters except for Rule No. 1 – when one that’s older than your youngest child starts leaving a pool of water on the kitchen floor, “take low and go.” Replace the thing and forget about it. I don’t want to discuss it, don’t want be a prudent buyer by taking half the day to study it, and I am not about to drive all over town to find the best ... (click for more)