The Tri-Cities has a combined population of over a half-million. Its workforce is time-tested and proven with a work ethic and craftsman mindset second to none. For over a century, the region has been an industrial economic engine: a tradition that continues to this day led by the dedicated employees of Eastman Chemical Company, BAE Systems, Bell Helicopter, and many more satisfied employers proud to call this region home. We can provide customized demographic and workforce data upon request.
We work hard but we also play hard. The endless possibilities for outdoor activities include world-class hiking, fishing, cycling, and rafting. The Tri-Cities is also a legendary epicenter of professional motor sports, home of the Last Great Colloseum – Bristol Motor Speedway. Bristol, VA is home to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and the region continues to honor its cultural heritage with nationally renowned music festivals like Bristol, TN’s Rhythm and Roots. In Kingsport, FunFest draws hundreds of thousands of visitors every year with internationally known music acts, amazing food, and events for all ages. Johnson City is home to many outdoor recreational activities and hiking with convenient access to the Appalachian Trail. They also host a number of festivals including Blue Plum and Little Chicago Downtown Music & Arts Festival that focus on highlighting local musicians and artists.