About The Innovation District

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

Events Calendar

Discover activities and events in the area.

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.

Connected Communities: Orchard Knob

The OKC leverages the collective support of partner organizations to tackle the whole picture of health and wellness in the historically underserved neighborhood.


Answering the most basic and most complex questions about life in Chattanooga

EMPACT Program

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.


Connected Communities: Orchard Knob

Orchard Knob residents can apply here   The TVA Connected Communities Orchard Knob project was born from a public-private collaborative partnership founded in 2019 … “Housing is making people sick,”


On Saturday, June 17th the Legacy Music Festival will present Eric Essix in concert. Over a period of more than 34 years and now 28 full-length album releases, Eric Essix has maintained a


SCRATCHING YOUR ROOTS WORKSHOP: BLACK GENEALOGY SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE & NEW MEMBER RECRUITMENT   In Partnership with the Chattanooga Public Library Local History & Genealogy Department, Scratching Your Roots Black


JUNETEENTH COMMEMORATION CEREMONY & CONCERT – OSCAR MICHAUX BLACK FILM FESTIVAL All of Greater Chattanooga & Hamilton County is invited to join us for the 158th Annual Juneteenth Independence Day Commemoration

Dad Gala

Help Obvious Dad kick off our 2023 Season at Cherry Street Tavern on June 7th at 8:00. The door cover ($10) directly goes to fund Obvious Dad’s second season. There

Juneteenth Celebration

Bessie Smith Cultural Center will celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday, June 17 from 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm. The Juneteenth documentary will be shown in the performance hall at 12:30 pm