About The Innovation District

Where Chattanooga’s entrepreneurs, academics, and creatives collide. 

1 Million Cups

Educating, engaging, and connecting entrepreneurs.

Basecamp

A coworking event in the heart of the Innovation District.

Resiliency Checklist

Everything you need to prepare your organization for a crisis.

Small Business Supports

Helping small business owners across the region.

The Edney Innovation Center

The front door to the Innovation District of Chattanooga.

Tech Goes Home

Expanding access to technology and teaching digital literacy.

Digital Access Committee

Bringing together partners to close the digital divide, together.

HCS EdConnect

Home internet at no cost to thousands of families.

Preparing residents for the jobs of tomorrow, and today. 

Chattanooga Smart Communities Collaborative

Working together to identify our region’s challenges and create solutions.

Environmental Sensors

Collecting and analyzing air quality data from across our region with US Ignite.

Education (4K Microscope & Lola)

High-tech tools in Hamilton County’s classrooms.

Community Connectivity

Expanding access to the internet in homes and neighborhoods.

Floor Five

The Enterprise Center’s Floor Five at The Edney provides free meeting and event space for creators, innovators, and doers, to grow their projects and build community.

Host your next meeting or event on Floor Five.

Questions? Look at the FAQs below, or contact our Floor Five Manager at 423-637-1938.

Current Covid-19 safety protocols 

The Enterprise Center is committed to keeping every user on the floor safe while maintaining our mission to provide a space to that brings people together.

We have reopened our floor, but in light of the spread of COVID-19 we have added a few regulations to the space to ensure safety for everyone.

We are asking meeting coordinators to inform visitors that masks are currently required to attend events on the floor. We also ask that social distancing be maintained and cleaning protocols be followed.

Floor Five FAQ 

How much does it cost to hold an event on Floor Five?

There is no charge! 

What kinds of events can be held on Floor Five?

Floor Five can accommodate events of all kinds up to 140 people. People often use the space for small meetings, arts meetups, company retreats, and much more!

What kinds of spaces are available?

Accelerator Space: Holds up to 50 people and includes tables, chairs, a whiteboard, and a large projector screen. 

Community Space: Holds up to 60people, often used for speaker events and can be arranged with chairs and tables. Includes a whiteboard, projector screen, and microphone equipment.

Large Conference Room: Holds up to 20 people. Equipped with Google Meet video system, whiteboard, and TV monitor with HDMI hookup. 

Small Conference Room: Can seat up to 10 people around a table. Equipped with whiteboard and TV monitor with HDMI hookup. 

Can I hold an event on the weekend?

Sure! You will just need to coordinate with the Innovation District Events & Marketing Manager Nicole Coleman (nicole@theenterprisectr.org)  to make sure you get a keycard to have  access to the building and elevators 

Can I charge people an admission fee for my event?

Because our space is community oriented, we prefer that events held on Floor Five are free and open to the public. 

Can I serve food and drink?

You’re welcome to! However, you are responsible for cleaning up after your event. Events that serve alcohol must comply with our Floor Five Policies, sign an event contract, and provide proof of liability insurance.

Will anyone be there to help with my event?

The Enterprise Center staff is typically in our office on Floor Five from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM  on weekdays,  however,  we are a small staff and are often helping several events at one time.

If you anticipate needing assistance, please make an appointment ahead of time with the Innovation District Events & Marketing Manager Nicole Coleman (nicole@theenterprisectr.org) to learn about the space and how to use the equipment. 

Contact Us About Floor Five at The Edney

Nicole Coleman, Events & Marketing Manager, nicole@theenterprisectr.org