As part of the ONE Community Program, the Tennessee Titans today partnered with the Nashville Business Incubation Center and the Don Hardin Group to announce a four-part readiness masterclass for small and minority-owned businesses. This customized four-part class series provides business owners and contractors with insight into building capacity and preparing bid contracts to better position themselves for large-scale construction projects like the new Titans stadium. We provide tools to obtain
The Masterclass is a component of the Titans' ONE community platform, which focuses on opportunities for small and minority-owned businesses. Other opportunity-focused programs include the First and Goal Small Business Assistance Program, which creates a $2 million fund in collaboration with Citizens Bank for loans and grants to eligible small and minority-owned businesses; ” and the “Titans Economic Inclusion Program,” which promises $18 each. Employee hourly minimum wage and workforce development programs will be announced soon.
“Construction of the new stadium is Tennessee's largest participation opportunity to date, and under the leadership of our owner, Amy Adams Slank, our organization is committed to supporting this project on a small and We are committed to maximizing the participation of minority-owned businesses,” said Johari Matthews, Titans Vice President and Titans Foundation Executive Director. “We also want to ensure we create a lasting impact on our communities beyond the stadium project, and through this masterclass we will prepare these companies and contractors for large-scale projects. is a major step towards that goal.”
Our carefully selected workshop series empowers and equips minority-owned businesses and contractors through mentorship and guidance from experienced industry leaders. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with instructors and special guests at a dinner immediately following each session. The schedule is as follows.
Class I: Access to Capital, Bank Lines of Credit, and Financial Tools Details – Thursday, August 17th, 2-6 p.m.
Class II: How to Access Surety Bonds – Thursday, September 21, 2-6 p.m.
Class III: Identifying Mentorship and Business Support Networks – Thursday, October 26, 2-6 p.m.
Class IV: Tools for Building a Skilled and Efficient Workforce – Thursday, November 16th, 2-6 p.m.
Registration begins July 31 at www.tennesseetitans.com/onecommunity. Participation is free, and the number of participants is limited to 75 people each time. Small and minority-owned businesses and contractors must register for the individual sessions they wish to attend. Please send any questions about classes to email@example.com.