Founded in 1967, TEDC has grown to a membership of more than 330 economic development professionals. They represent both the public and the private sectors at work in Tennessee to further our purposes.

TEDC offers its members a variety of educational, informational and social activities all intended to promote the advantages of Tennessee. In simplest terms, it is a group of people from many vocational and professional backgrounds who are all vitally interested in Tennessee's economic growth. They enjoy the opportunities this organization offers them for professional growth, the exchange of information and personal networking.