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Friday Program - ONLINE

ETEC’s goal is to meet virtually until we can all be together again on Friday mornings.
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ETEC will not meet on

Friday, November 27, 2020

We wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday!

We will see you next Friday, December 4th, for a virtual tour of
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the ETEC annual member business meeting.
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Upcoming Friday Meetings

December 4 - ORNL Virtual Tour & ETEC Annual Member Business Meeting
December 11 - No Friday Morning meeting, but come have virtual 'lunch' with us! (See below)
December 18 - No ETEC, Happy Holidays!
December 25 - No ETEC, Merry Christmas!

Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Piper Communications for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in November & December.

ETEC Annual Celebration

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Join us virtually on December 11!
To watch the Awards Presentations!

Each year, ETEC honors members of the Oak Ridge community with the Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medal, which serve as a tribute to individuals who make East Tennessee a stronger region through their hard work and community activities.

And...there will be networking and a great keynote speaker.
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Sponsored By:
Sponsor Box 11.13.20

Regional Events

Dec 2 - Knoxville Chamber: Prosperity Progress – Update on the Chamber’s 5 Year Strategic Vision
Dec 4 - Nat. Tech. Security Coalition: Zero Trust and Related Topics – A Fireside Chat
Dec 9 - UT PAC: Manufacturers & Distributors Conference, Doing Business with the Government
Dec 10 - TSBDC: Government Contracting- 201 – What’s Next?
Dec 10 - UT PTAC: How to Make the SBA’s Mentor-Protégé Program Work for Your Small Business
Dec 11 - ETEC Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration

UT Pandemic to Possibility Webinar Series for TN Businesses & Nonprofits
(The live webinars are over, but you can click the link above to see the 11 archived sessions.)



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