Thursday, August 9, 2018

NFIB, TN Business Roundtable, and TN Chamber to Host U.S. Senate Candidate Forum Aug. 15

Blackburn, Bredesen to address issues affecting employers, jobs

NASHVILLE, Aug. 9, 2018—The leading Tennessee candidates for U.S. Senate, Congressman Marsha Blackburn and former Gov. Phil Bredesen, will participate in a forum on Thursday, Aug. 15, covering a wide range of business topics.

The forum, co-hosted by NFIB, the Tennessee Business Roundtable and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry, will be held at Lipscomb University’s College of Business and is open to the media. NewsChannel5’s Ben Hall will moderate the discussion.

The format will be an open interview with each candidate, followed by questions from the audience. There will be a media availability with each candidate following the discussion.

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018
10-11:30 a.m. CDT
Swang Business Center
Lipscomb University College of Business
4 University Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37204


NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven. Since our founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses, and remains so today. 

The Tennessee Business Roundtable (TBR) develops and advocates for pro-business public policy that optimizes the quality of life and well-being of all Tennesseans. Founded in 1983, TBR has partnered successfully with five Governors and hundreds of business, no-profit, academic, and government stakeholders to create and promote policies that have contributed significantly to the success of the Volunteer State’s economy and people, particularly in public education.

The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry serves as the primary voice of diverse business and manufacturing trade interests on major employment and economic issues facing public policy decision-makers in Tennessee.  We also work to foster harmonious relationships between the various elements of the Tennessee business community and to serve as an umbrella organization for companies, trade associations and chambers of commerce to work together for the economic health of the state.

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