Jackson, Chamber and Local Organizations win Best of Tennessee awards

By: Julie Daniels, Communications Coordinator on Apr 20, 2016

Southern Business & Development Magazine recognizes Jackson through Economic Development Awards

The Jackson Chamber along with the city of Jackson and Jackson organizations have been recognized in Southern Business & Development magazine’s recent issue, “The Best of Economic Development in the American South.” Jackson received top honors alongside other cities in the section, “Best of Economic Development in Tennessee.” Winners are determined by votes from the Southern Economic Development Roundtable, an invitation-only group of economic developers in the South.

Winning categories include:

Best Tier One Auto Supplier Sites in Tennessee
Tennessee’s Best Small Market Manufacturing Workforces
Best Data Center Locations in Tennessee
Tennessee’s Best Community Colleges for Workforce Training - Jackson State Community College
Best Engineering/Architecture Firms in Tennessee – H & M Architects/Engineers, Inc.
Best Contractors for Industrial Projects in Tennessee – H & M Company, Inc.
Tennessee’s Best Local Economic Development Agencies - Jackson Chamber

Jackson and Jackson organizations also received votes in these categories:

Best Places for Startups in Tennessee
Tennessee’s Most Admired Manufacturers - Delta Faucet Company, The Kellogg Company and Toyota Bodine Aluminum
Tennessee’s Most Admired Service Companies - West Tennessee Healthcare

Southern Business & Development (SB&D) has been in business since 1992 and is the only media property that covers economic development in the American South, the world’s fourth-largest economy. SB&D has been quoted by CNN, Time, AP, ABC News, Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, PBS, The Huffington Post, Yahoo, Al Jazeera, the BBC and dozens of other electronic media and in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, USA Today and The New York Times. The magazine is distributed throughout the U.S. and Canada and is also available on SB&D’s website at http://www.sb-d.com

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