2017 ETEC Membership Information

The East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC) provides the opportunity to collaborate with great organizations and companies for the benefit of all. ETEC works in strong partnership with federal contractors, Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration representatives, state officials, small businesses, and other local economic development entities to seek new ways to use federal investments in science and security to create prosperity, promote regional development, and explore opportunities for growth.

Annual investments support weekly membership programs, host visits by national leaders and congressional delegations, and facilitate other activities designed to showcase the emerging opportunities within the East Tennessee economy. Business memberships are based on the total number of corporate employees in all offices. There is no limit on the number of guests that members can invite to ETEC membership meetings.

Here is how your organization or company can help to continue the success:

2017 Levels of ETEC Membership Investment (Per Year):

Student                                          Complimentary

Individual/Retiree                          $250

Small Business                                $750 (1-10 employees)*

Baseline Corporate                          $1,500 (11-25 employees)*

Sustaining Corporate                       $2,500 (26-75 employees)*

Corporate Partner I                           $5,000 (over 75 employees)*

Corporate Partner II                          $10,000+

*Suggested membership levels are based on the number of full-time employees, but are negotiable based on the budgetary needs of the company.

2017 ETEC Membership Packages:

Value all ETEC members receive:

  • Opportunity to build relationships with senior level management of the federal and business community on a weekly basis while staying up-to-date on key issues
  • News and events updates on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Access to the Members Only portion of the ETEC website


Member Package Values (building as the investment increases):

Student (complimentary) and Individual/Retiree ($250) Membership:
(One individual can attend ETEC meetings and events.)

Small Business Membership ($750):
(One individual from the organization can attend ETEC meetings and events.)

  • All membership benefits described above
  • Opportunity to bring guests to weekly morning programs
  • Organization name and web link placed on the ETEC website Members Page
  • Organization listed in ETEC’s online Membership Directory (for member access only)
  • Opportunity to sponsor breakfasts at weekly meetings


Baseline Corporate Membership ($1,500):
(Three individuals from the organization can attend ETEC meetings and events.)

  • All membership benefits described above
  • Opportunity to have a leadership role in all ETEC federal initiative planning sessions
  • Invitation to special events locally and in Washington, D.C.
  • At organization’s request, special recognition/press releases on ETEC website

Sustaining Corporate Membership ($2,500):
(Five individuals from the organization can attend ETEC meetings and events.)

  • All membership benefits described above
  • Opportunity to participate in ETEC Board and special committees
  • Company logo placed ETEC’s website Member Homepage


Corporate Partner I Membership ($5,000):
(Ten percent (10%) of the organization can attend ETEC meetings and events.)

  • All membership benefits described above
  • Leadership opportunities with ETEC


Corporate Partner II Membership ($10,000+):
(No limit on number of organization members who can attend ETEC meetings and events.)

  • All membership benefits described above
  • Opportunity to present at a special Friday morning ETEC membership event, including with advance promotion on the website and announcements at prior meetings
  • Guaranteed corporate table(s) at the ETEC Annual Meeting


Ready to Join. . .

To join the Council, simply return the completed membership application to Tracy Boatner at tracy@eteconline.org or fax to 865.482.0191. Or, fill out the application online at https://eteconline.org/members/membership-information/membership-application/.

The initial membership payment should be submitted with the application. Dues are renewed annually (calendar year), and invoiced based upon the first month of membership.

If joining as a corporate member, please include the names of the representatives from your organization who will attend meetings for nametag purposes, as well as the email addresses for those individuals you wish to receive the weekly meeting notice/newsletter.