Starting a Business

The Chamber of Commerce is pleased to partner with each of the organizations listed below to assist our businesses when a need arises for advice or counseling.  Larry Rossini of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center holds office hours in Newport on the 4th Friday of each month.  Appointments can be made by contacting the chamber staff @ 423-623-7201.  We will be more than willing to connect you with representatives from any of the other resources listed below upon request.

Tennessee Small Business Development Centers

Small Business Administration


State of Tennessee Business Enterprise Resource Office

Women Owned Business Information