ETPA's Annual Business Matching & Tradeshow Event

Purchasing Agent

Penny Owens
[email protected]
(865) 215-2070

400 Main St., Room 667
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Each year, small and midsized businesses interested in working with local governments can meet with more than 20 local governments plus many tradeshow vendors in one stop at the East Tennessee Purchasing Association’s (ETPA) Annual Business Matching and Tradeshow event.

This event has been canceled for 2021

Attendees will be able to connect with cities, counties and other agencies to get information about their processes and available contracts. In addition to the tradeshow, a with governmental procurement agents is usually available.

“This is a unique networking and relationship-building opportunity,” ETPA Past President Terry McKee said. “Small businesses are able to meet many potential government and corporate customers in one stop instead of traveling all over East Tennessee.”

Registration is free for attendees. Meals, tradeshow booths and sponsorship opportunities are available. To register, visit

About the East Tennessee Purchasing Association

The East Tennessee Purchasing Association seeks to establish relationships among its members for the development of efficient procurement methods and practices in public institutional procurement. ETPA serves members in Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Clay, Cleveland, Cocke, Cumberland, Fentress, Franklin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Knox, Loudon, Macon, Marion, McMinn, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Union, Van Buren and White counties. For more information, visit