Be a part of the next major change toward a deliberate plan to achieve a strong, healthy community. Key areas of focus include supporting transportation solutions, housing affordability, and cultivating a vibrant regional culture.



Ready to learn more about Partnership 2030?

The Nashville Area Chamber’s Partnership 2030 is the Nashville region’s public-private initiative dedicated to Middle Tennessee’s long-term economic prosperity. Partnership 2030 is co-chaired by Lee Blank, Middle Tennessee Market Executive at Regions Bank and Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Mayor Freddie O'Connell. Since 1990, the Partnership has led this strategy to maintain and grow the Nashville region’s economy by creating jobs through relocating and expanding businesses, building a talented and creative workforce, and promoting a high quality of life for all. The Partnership is supported by nearly 250 business and community investors dedicated to the success of the Nashville region. We need involvement from visionaries like you to continue moving our region forward.

The Plan



Be a part of the next major change by supporting economic development efforts to promote a regional economy that is balanced, sustainable, diverse and benefits all residents. Key areas of focus include job creation, targeted business recruitment and expansion, attracting international investment and supporting entrepreneurship.

Be a part of the next major change toward a great educational system that will provide businesses with a quality workforce. Key areas of focus include upskilling and reskilling the current workforce, creating a talent pipeline from education to career, and facilitating connections to meet the evolving needs of employers.


From the beginning of Partnership in 1990, regional collaboration has been a key focus. A regional approach maintains competitiveness and ensures our success. We regularly meet with our regional economic development partners, mayors and business leaders to collaborate on the needs of the 10-county Nashville economic market.

The Foundation

This foundation is key to ensure everyone in the region has the opportunity to participate in the current and future prosperity of Middle Tennessee. Critical components include supporting regional affordability, opportunities for education, and high-quality career pathways.


Frequently Asked Questions

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Connect with a member of our Partnership 2030 team. You will receive a copy of our P2030 detailed plan, list of current investors and a video showing Partnership's successful 30+ year history.

Still have questions?


How do I become a Partnership 2030 Investor?

Our investor relations team will be happy to discuss the benefits of Partnership, investment levels and how to get started. Please reach out to Ashley Davidson at (615) 743-3069 or

Yes, Partnership 2030 is an additional investment on top of your Chamber membership. Out of our 2,000 Chamber members, nearly 250 organizations are also investing in this important, regional economic development initiative. If you aren't already a Chamber member, we'll be happy to get you started as both a Chamber member and Partnership 2030 Investor.

Do I have to be a Chamber member first?

Your investment supports the future prosperity of the Nashville region through an intentional plan driven by nearly 250 private and public partners. The Partnership was formed in 1990 by the leadership in our community to maintain and grow the Nashville region's economy by creating jobs through relocating and expanding businesses, attracting a talented and creative workforce, developing and promoting quality of place and livability, and collaborating across the 10-county economic market.

Why does the Partnership exist and what is my investment used for?

Why is it beneficial for me and my business to become an investor?

We are avid supporters of the rising tide lifts all boats theory. We need everyone's voice at the table. From its inception, Partnership has been a community driven initiative. We want you to invest in Middle Tennessee and encourage you to take part in this work. As an investor, your company also has access to many benefits including invitations to exclusive events, enhanced visibility, connection to the Chamber's economic development team and more.

Has the Partnership been successful? Since 1990:

  • More than 543,000 new jobs have been created
  • The Partnership has played a key role in the relocation of more than 1,075 new companies to the Nashville region including Amazon, Dell, Meta, Lowe's, Nissan North America, NTT Data, AllianceBernstein, Mitsubishi Motors, iHeartMedia, the ICEE Company, Philips, Hankook, Gutterglove, Beretta, Asurion, Louisana-Pacific, BNY Mellon and many others.
  • Partnership staff provided project management assistance resulting in more than 2,100 company expansions including Bridgestone, UBS, HCA, A.O. Smith Corp., Warner Music, Community Health Systems, Gap, Mars Petcare, SmileDirectClub, Permobil, General Motors, Macy's, and more.
  • The per capita income of the Nashville region has grown more than 234 percent.
  • Since 1990, population in the region has grown over 85 percent with more than 2 million residents today.

Who is already involved in this initiative?

Click here to see our list of nearly 250 corporate and community partners.

In addition to investing in the future growth of the Nashville region, P2030 investors are also invited to exclusive investor-only events throughout the year. These events provide high-quality networking and program topics with an insider view related to the five-year P2030 strategy, including economic development, education and talent development and quality of place and livability. Please contact us to be our guest at the next P2030 event to experience it first-hand.

Can you tell me more about the Partnership 2030 events?

Don't just take our word, hear from our Investors.