Tennessee economic and community development



Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development


Italian Representative Office of the State of Tennessee

As of April 2016, Bees Communication is home of the Economic, Community Development department of the State of Tennessee office in Italy, promoting the State to Italian companies interested in expanding their business in the United States.

With a balanced budget, pro-active and efficient government and the lowest state debt per capita in the nation, Tennessee has the ideal business climate for any company.
Tennessee is ranked number 1 State for jobs created through Foreign Direct Investment in 2016, overall infrastructure and global access area development and advanced industry job growth.

40 Italian-owned companies including Beretta, Magneti Marelli and Gruppo Concorde, with a total investment of over 854 million US dollars and 3800 employees

Some of the main industries areas Advanced manufacturing, aerospace / defense, automotive,ceramic tile and healthcare/medical devices.

Tennessee is home to 40 Italian-owned companies, with a total investment of over 854 million US dollars and 3800 employees.
Some of these companies include Beretta for the armfire sector, Magneti Marelli for the automotive sector and the most recently inaugurated ceramic tile company Gruppo Concorde/ Landmark USA.

Virginia Sarah Crowley, Director of Business Development in Italy for the State of Tennessee is available to assist companies interested in having further information on what Tennessee has to offer. All services from the initial informative steps, to site selection for companies are confidential and free of charge.

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