Download Membership Application (PDF)

Membership Incentives:

  • Assistance in securing job training
  • Assistance in obtaining funding for infrastructure and other needs through loans and grants
  • Identifying prime locations for industry relocations and/or expansions
  • Community data
  • Staying actively involved with state, regional, federal and local governments to facilitate business friendly legislation for Rhea County industries
  • Tracking current economic trends
  • Participation in industrial and tourism trade shows, sharing information about our county
  • Placing Rhea County brochures in State of Tennessee welcome centers
  • Maintain RETC’s website to provide prospective employers and tourists with information that shows us to be competitive with other recruiters

Membership Amenities:

  • Reduced conference room rental fee
  • Displaying your company brochures, flyers, etc. at The Welcome Center
  • Free web page or link to your website. Our website is linked with the State of Tennessee, the Southeast Tourism Association, and the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau websites, to name a few
  • Guiding potential clients to your company with their business needs
  • Networking with other Business Executives and elected officials via RETC hosted meetings and events
  • A beautiful wooden plaque to display in your business place

Membership Dues

Rhea County is growing, but we are limited in what we can do because of funding.  We need your support in order to perform our job to the best of our ability.  When you join, you will receive a beautiful wooden plaque to display at your place of business.  The membership dues are as follows:

Number of Employees Membership Fees
1-5 $100
6-25 $250
26-50 $300
51-75 $350
76-100 $400
101-250 $450
251-500 $500
501-750 $550
751-1000 $600
1001-2000 $650
2001 or more $700